Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Boiler Repair’

Why Boiler Kettling is Dangerous

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Is your boiler making a deep rumbling sound, as though it were a giant tea kettle about to boil over? That sound is, appropriately, referred to as kettling, and it’s a symptom of a pretty serious problem with the system. If not treated, the entire boiler could break down. Let’s take a look at what causes kettling, and why it’s so dangerous.

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Boiler Problems That You Should Watch for

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Boilers have a well-earned reputation for being tough systems. They tend to last years longer than other heating systems, and have fewer problems during their lifespans. This is often attributed to their smaller number of moving parts. The fewer moving parts there are, the fewer ways there are for something to go wrong. However, boilers are not immune to issues. There are still problems that can crop up with the system. If you’re using a boiler to keep warm this winter, watch out for the following signs that something is wrong.

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How Kettling Threatens Your Boiler

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Boilers are pretty solid systems, and tend not to have nearly as many problems as other heating systems. They’re not invincible, though, and certain problems can still pose a serious threat to the health of the system. One of these problems is kettling. If you’ve ever heard your boiler rumbling like a giant teapot, that’s kettling. Let’s take a look at what causes boiler kettling, and how to stop it.

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