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02-04-09, 04:08 PM
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Posted By tashazo

hmmm, replacing tank won't be so easy (it's at...

hmmm, replacing tank won't be so easy (it's at the back of a crawl space). I'm thinking a cleaning by tank cleaners is the best I can do then.
Have you heard of the product "water worm"? I found...
02-04-09, 02:16 PM
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Posted By tashazo

Grady, can this double filtering system of...

Grady,
can this double filtering system of yours slowly clean out a sludged up tank, or this will only maintain a system that's already clean?
I am getting water in my oil feedline, finally got a...
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Views: 2,185
Posted By tashazo

I have to take a closer look at that, but for...

I have to take a closer look at that, but for some reason I never thought that stuff was there for the chimney. Or maybe it was left there from before. Apparently the previous owner got a new...
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Posted By tashazo

thanks for those links, rbeck, they are very...

thanks for those links, rbeck, they are very informative and have given me some ideas. I took some pictures yesterday to compare the near boiler piping with the page they have do's and don't's -- it...
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Posted By tashazo

okay so this is the problem. the boiler room has...

okay so this is the problem. the boiler room has a vent behind the boiler which leads to the back of the house crawl space. unfortunately this particular space is small, full of junk and...
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Posted By tashazo

Sorry I took so long! I had a visitor. Hoping...

Sorry I took so long! I had a visitor.
Hoping this site is accepted:

http://img32.picoodle.com/img/img32/3/1/3/f_chimneym_bf43f12.jpg
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Posted By tashazo

boiler guy tells me to take off chimney cover...true?

Been having lots of soot in the boiler room (oil-fired old previously ill-maintained weil-mcclain boiler), so they came to clean the boiler again. Last week got a new transformer, which may have...
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Posted By tashazo

So I cancelled the boiler guy appt because I had...

So I cancelled the boiler guy appt because I had to leave at 1pm. Got back now and checked the boiler -- the water level was holding at around 3/4 !!! The boiler was still running, had kept the...
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Posted By tashazo

funny, I DID refill the boiler with water this...

funny, I DID refill the boiler with water this morning! But luckily, even though my boyfriend had already restarted it, it wasn't warm enough to make a difference. It had been off for probably...
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Posted By tashazo

so this time, I checked again (less than 15 min...

so this time, I checked again (less than 15 min later), and the glass was full.
I opened the valves, and drained/filled until I got the water close to halfway.
Then 2 min later it filled by itself...
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Posted By tashazo

so this is what I've done so far: late last...

so this is what I've done so far:
late last night I was able to hook up a hose to the drain and have it drain out into a 'vent' in the back of the crawl space, thereby circumventing the unhooked up...
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Posted By tashazo

I drained about 10 buckets (from that valve on...

I drained about 10 buckets (from that valve on the bottom) of steaming hot water, and it didn't make the waterline drop at all. Meanwhile, the small valve directly underneath the water guage is...
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Posted By tashazo

steam boiler -- guage full of water

very new to this.
ever since I drained the dirty water out for the second or third time (was told to do so once a week by the guy who did the annual cleaning), the radiators started acting funky and...
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