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A lesson on adding water to steam boiler

Brad White_185
Brad White_185 Member Posts: 265
that you found the leak!

So many leaks are via buried returns or above the water-line that the source is found years and years later if at all. Nice to have an illustration of your success. Thanks for sharing!


  • Peter Zelchenko_2
    Peter Zelchenko_2 Member Posts: 35
    A lesson on adding water to steam boiler

    I thought I had tighened up my old one pipe steam system with replaced air valves and lower pressure settings, etc. But contrary to what I read on the Wall, I was adding water better than once a week and every few days when it was cold & windy.
    Then I shut down the radiator with a hidden water leak. (Much wood floor damage, too.)
    So now in the past 7 days there has been nearly no level change in the 'glass. I hate the think how much water had been lost through that one radiator.
    Lesson learned.
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