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Steam Replacement Beechwood NJ

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Dave0176
Dave0176 Member Posts: 1,177
Not many steam systems in at the Jersey shore so I was surprised when he called, but wasn’t surprised he couldn’t find any local plumbers to do the replacement. It was a Utica PEG150 375 sq ft connected to 540 sq ft of radiation, needless to say it didn’t work. The house was also piped in all 3” steam mains. Not sure why but I guess someone had some money to spend back in the day. I went back and forth between the EG65 and the EG55 ultimately I decided to go in with the EG55 figuring it’s almost 700 sq ft with the pickup factor added.

Doing this job by myself so I’m beat up right now.






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NJ Master HVACR Lic# 4630
Specializing in Steam Heating, Serving the residents of New Jersey
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  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,540
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    Very nice @Dave0176

    A few long days I am sure and they do beat you up
    Dave0176
  • dennis53
    dennis53 Member Posts: 58
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    Looks great,  nice job.
    Dennis
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
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    Killer! Awesome!

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  • Danny Scully
    Danny Scully Member Posts: 1,425
    edited October 2020
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    See, to me, you slapped the dead men in the face by removing that 4” header 😉. They’re laughing at you feeling beat up, saying “you’d feel a hell of a lot better if you didn’t removed our header and separate the mains that you already thought were oversized.” 🤣

    On a serious note, it looks pretty as always. I hope the paycheck looks pretty too.
  • Dave0176
    Dave0176 Member Posts: 1,177
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    See, to me, you slapped the dead men in the face by removing that 4” header 😉. They’re laughing at you feeling beat up, saying “you’d feel a hell of a lot better if you didn’t removed our header and separate the mains that you already thought were oversized.” 🤣

    On a serious note, it looks pretty as always. I hope the paycheck looks pretty too.

    Yeah Danny @Danny Scully they definitely were stabbing me in the back however only because I built a better 4” header lol......,, Thanks man I’m working for this one.
    DL Mechanical LLC Heating, Cooling and Plumbing 732-266-5386
    NJ Master HVACR Lic# 4630
    Specializing in Steam Heating, Serving the residents of New Jersey
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  • ChrisJ
    ChrisJ Member Posts: 15,703
    edited October 2020
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    Look at the nice full port valve on the fuel pipe.  It never even occurred to me before but now that stands out as a huge minor detail to me.
    Single pipe quasi-vapor system. Typical operating pressure 0.14 - 0.43 oz. EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Control for Residential Steam boilers. Rectorseal Steamaster water treatment
  • clammy
    clammy Member Posts: 3,111
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    Nice work and good spinning . I do like the 2 1/2 reducing ell for blow down very nice feature of your work . Keep up the great work and get a back massage .peace and good luck clammy
    R.A. Calmbacher L.L.C. HVAC
    NJ Master HVAC Lic.
    Mahwah, NJ
    Specializing in steam and hydronic heating
    EzzyT
  • EzzyT
    EzzyT Member Posts: 1,295
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    Beautiful job as always Dave. 
    E-Travis Mechanical LLC
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    201-887-8856
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 7,376
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    Attaboy Dave!
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
  • Dave0176
    Dave0176 Member Posts: 1,177
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    All done!! HO tells me the rads heat in 15-20 mins where they took two hours before lol I think he’ll save some money on the fuel bills this winter.


    DL Mechanical LLC Heating, Cooling and Plumbing 732-266-5386
    NJ Master HVACR Lic# 4630
    Specializing in Steam Heating, Serving the residents of New Jersey
    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/dl-mechanical-llc

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  • SteamCrazy
    SteamCrazy Member Posts: 100
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    Nice job Looks Great 
    Dave0176
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 7,376
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    Nice work!
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
    Dave0176
  • Dave0176
    Dave0176 Member Posts: 1,177
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    Thanks everyone for the kind comments, what isn’t seen is the 25’ of 2” wet return piping that was leaking replaced. Two 2” flanged joints on one of the steam mains was leaking, ended up repiping and replacing with unions. It was a big job and my help wasn’t able to be around at this time, I did this at the same time we lost my mother in law due to very bad strokes. Got through it though still comforting my wife as it happened so sudden.
    DL Mechanical LLC Heating, Cooling and Plumbing 732-266-5386
    NJ Master HVACR Lic# 4630
    Specializing in Steam Heating, Serving the residents of New Jersey
    https://heatinghelp.com/find-a-contractor/detail/dl-mechanical-llc

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    ethicalpaul
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 2,289
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    I'm so sorry for your loss, Dave. My heart goes out to you and your family.
    President
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    Dave0176
  • LionA29
    LionA29 Member Posts: 255
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    Condolences to your family @Dave0176