Hot Water/Steam Boiler Repair
Utilizing boilers to heat water has been in place for hundreds of years. It is hands down the most common way to heat throughout the world due to its overall comfort and efficiency. The biggest reason boilers are the number one choice throughout the world is the thermal mass of water which retains heat for such a long time making it extremely efficient. Along with the efficiency of hot water the comfort factor is increased due to the heat radiating throughout the heating system.
Hot water boilers have come a long way in the past few decades and now they are near 100% efficient in a lot of applications meaning almost 100% of the money spent on heating the home is actually being used to heat rather than being released into the atmosphere.
There are numerous applications to heat with a hot water boiler from using them to heat cast iron radiators, copper fin-tube baseboard, cast iron baseboard, space heaters and in-floor heat. Hot water boiler systems are also commonly used to heat domestic water within residential and commercial applications. With the majority of the world still using hot water boilers to heat their homes and businesses its hands down the most common heating system out there.
As the invention and ability to create steam began, the desire to have low pressure steam boilers within homes and businesses began. Steam boilers are still prevalent in homes and business throughout Minnesota due to the reliability and comfort. Just like hot water boilers, steam boilers also have a large thermal mass of hot water within the base of the boiler. As the steam is released into the piping and travels to the radiators the heat is constantly being dispersed creating nonstop comfort within homes and buildings.
Being able to control the heat output of steam and hot water boilers and alleviate hot and cold spots can be done without too much difficulty regardless of what anyone says. Cities1 Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning specializes in repairing, replacing and fine tuning steam and hot water boilers.