The worst thing you would want to experience is a boiler breaking down during winter. Fortunately, boilers with give some warning signs as they start wearing down to the point of needing repair or replacement. With careful, regular maintenance by a professional Boiler Repair Service technician, you can be sure your boiler will be repaired or replaced when the need arises. Boilers that are maintained properly will run efficiently, use less amount of energy, and save you the cost of repairs and replacement.

When to repair your boiler?

To know if you need to contact a boiler repair technician, it is important you recognize the signs that the boiler needs repairing. Here are a few signs you can look out for;

•   Strange noises: As your boiler ages and with constant use, it will release iron deposits that may cause clunking noise to come from the heating equipment. If not checked in time, this could cause the equipment to fail, ergo the sooner you take care of your boiler the better off you would be.

•   Strong metallic odor: If you smell, a strong metallic odor in your boiler, have it inspected to rule out any possibility of leaking oil or gas. And, speaking of gas, boilers may leak potentially dangerous gas- the carbon monoxide.

•   Boiler that won’t work: At times, you may notice that the boiler does not heat correctly. When sludge collects on the bottom part of your boiler, it may cause it to malfunction and make it not heat properly. The problem may also stem from a broken thermostat or fuse.

•   Leaking water: A boiler that is leaking water is not only a hazard but also puts a dent on your heating bills. The boiler will use more energy to heat extra water, which leaks to the ground, anyway.

If you notice these signs in your boiler, don’t hesitate to contact a contractor who provides heating and cooling systems repairs. With a professional Boiler Repair Service, you will rest assured that all parts of the boiler unit will be looked at before recommending repairs or replacement.

The contractor will inspect the fuses, thermostat, and the tank. If you have not had problems with your boiler before and you suddenly notice strange noises coming from the heating equipment or loss of heating efficiency, contact Alliedairheat.com for thorough inspection.

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