Rest easy with Twin City boiler repair
Saint Paul, MN -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/15/2018 -- A boiler that's whistling, knocking or clunking is probably on the fritz—and may put Minnesota families at risk for scalding or other dangers. Twin City homeowners with uproarious boilers should be aware of the common causes of these malfunctions.
1. Trapped air. When air pockets disrupt the flow of water through a residential boiler, it results in a whistling, gurgling or "kettling" sound. A professional HVAC company in Ramsey County can bleed the system, eliminating unwanted air and restoring water flow. It is unwise for homeowners to bleed boiler systems themselves since scalding water is purged during the process.
2. Limescale buildup. As minerals coat pipes and sediment collects in a boiler's tank, knocking and clunking sounds result. This limescale also disrupts the flow of water and leads to dangerous (and noisy) steam pressure. While a boiler relief valve can help take the pressure off, untreated mineral buildup may damage internal components and reduce heating efficiency.
3. High thermostat setting. When a boiler's thermostat is elevated, it causes rapid boiling inside the water heater tank. To eliminate this type of kettling noise, homeowners can try lowering the thermostat setting. If a boiler's thermostat is damaged, though, it needs to be promptly replaced by a qualified boiler repair technician.
McQuillan Bros' No. 1 priorities are the safety and comfort of its customers in Washington, Hennepin and Ramsey counties. To request troubleshooting or boiler replacement in Minneapolis, residents and property managers should dial 651.337.8623. As one of Minnesota's most experienced steam boiler specialists, McQuillan Bros troubleshoots, repairs and installs all major boiler brands and types. When a boiler is over 12 years old, the seasoned technicians may recommend replacing it with a high-efficiency unit that lowers energy costs and minimizes a property's carbon emissions.
About Minnesota's Original Plumbing & Heating Contractor
With four generations of experience, McQuillan Bros is a specialist in all types of plumbing, heating and cooling. The company's 135-year reputation makes it a pillar of the Twin City region. Its family-owned values blend old-school professionalism with breakthrough industry technology. McQuillan Bros proudly serves Ramsey, Washington and Hennepin counties and is recognized for offering solid, honest work at fair, upfront prices. Customers can discover the McQuillan Bros advantage by calling 651-337-8623 today.