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Inconsistent and uneven steam radiator heating after conversion.
The first winter of 2017-18 in my 1880’s house I ran the oil steam boiler. The heat was cozy, even and consistent up until midwinter of 2018-19 when I converted the approximate 10-12 yr old Smith boiler to NG anticipating lower heating costs.
Since then not all eleven radiators throughout my two story house heat evenly, consistently or at all sometimes, despite release valve adjustments, and just recently six were replaced. There are two system main valves in the basement, but the HVAC guy who came out to replace the aforementioned six release valves four days ago said they were fine, and the .5 lb pressure gauge setting on the boiler was also. Yet the inconsistency and uneven heating issues persist. The HVAC guy is supposed to return to hopefully figure out what’s going on ASAP.
Does anyone have any input, insight or advice as to what is wrong with my once reliable steam radiator heat after the boiler was converted? I’m stumped. Thank you.
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