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Your boiler has a valve and pipe for skimming so you should consider skimming the boiler yourself. Place a bucket under the that pipe and valve and set the thermostat up a few degrees to the boiler s… (View Post)1
There may be some small residue in the radiators but the overwhelming portion is in the boiler's water. Skimming a boiler properly takes hours and that is why most installers want little or nothing t… (View Post)1
About 5 years ago I ordered a couple of Maid O mist air valves and they showed up with untapered threads (maybe BST?) and would not thread into the radiator. I ended up using a 1/8" NPT die on t… (View Post)1
That boiler is shot and probably has to be fixed, what state do you live in? If a section is cracked or has a hole (most likely because of the rapid water loss) in it the chances of fixing it are sli… (View Post)5
The main vents you have are woefully small, they probably worked fine for old coal fired boilers that pretty much ran all winter. Modern oil and gas fired boilers turn on and off many times a day so … (View Post)1