new to hot water heat


Old 10-13-05, 12:24 AM
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I am buying a house that has a hot water boiler with hot water baseboard heaters. Do I need to bleed these heaters off at the beginning of the heating season? I used to have radiators a few years ago in another house had to do the same but I was not sure if it is the same thing. Any help would be greatly appriciated. Thank you
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Old 10-13-05, 09:21 AM
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Dont bleed anything unless you feel you got air in the lines and thus a "no-heat" condition. Many people feel that leaving the old water in the system is the best thing you can do to extend the longevity of a boiler.
Old 10-13-05, 04:13 PM
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Thank you George2002. Fresh water is one of a boilers worst enemies.
Old 10-13-05, 06:49 PM
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thank you makes sense
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