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Ha! No, I wish it was that simple. The...

Ha! No, I wish it was that simple. The baseplate had "up" printed on it, and that side went up. The adjustable component of the dial is on the top, the thermometer component is on the bottom, and...
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To make a long story short (see my other threads...

To make a long story short (see my other threads for more info), the boiler isn't working properly, but the landlord feels the digital thermostat was to blame. Even though it makes little sense, i...
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On rotary thermostat, now have to turn dial lower to get heat

Why would this be happening? I had to put my old rotary thermostat back on after having a digital Honeywell programmable thermostat hooked up to my gas-fired hot water heat, and now the heat kicks...
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Thanks NJ Trooper, but that's where I start to...

Thanks NJ Trooper, but that's where I start to get in over my head. Essentially I rent the apartment, and the landlord has been coming up with a million excuses so she does not have to call a...
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Circulator running fine, boiler only coming on for 30 seconds, then stop

Hi all, I'm no expert by any means on these things, but I moved into my current place in Sept and am having some heat issues. I have baseboard hot water heat powered by a gas boiler. Before the...
12-15-09, 09:42 PM
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Posted By sfwenson

Okay, finally got back home to check things out. ...

Okay, finally got back home to check things out. It does seem that the burner is short-cycling. With the heat set to a high set point - 75 degrees - the circulator is running non-stop but the...
12-15-09, 11:55 AM
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Posted By sfwenson

Okay, generally I get what you're saying, Perry. ...

Okay, generally I get what you're saying, Perry. Just a couple more questions - is it possible that the temperature setting of the hot water in the system is not high enough? As I mentioned, none...
12-15-09, 07:29 AM
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Posted By sfwenson

I fully understand that i should have asked the...

I fully understand that i should have asked the landlord first, but that was not exactly my question. I was hoping to see if anyone on here new anything about short-cycling, and whether that makes...
12-14-09, 12:05 PM
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Posted By sfwenson

Radiators warm but not hot

Hi all, first post here. I am a renter in an apartment in an old house, probably around 100 years old. It is heated by forced hot water baseboards using a natural gas burner. One of the first...
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