Radiant Heat Repair and Maintenance
Radiant Heat / Repair / Maintenance
If you have Radiant wall, floor, or ceiling heating systems in your home or business, Plumblines plumbers in Denver are experts at repair and maintaining of radiant heat systems. Radiant heat is extremely efficient because there’s no loss of heat or energy through ducts with radiant heating systems, and if you have any family members with allergies they’ll really benefit because there’s no air being pushed around your home in ducts that may contain dust or other things that cause allergy sufferers so much discomfort.
Ceramic tile is a great floor covering for a radiant floor; tile conducts heat well and provides thermal storage because it retains heat well. Carpeting and wood floors will work but they tend to insulate floors and this cuts down on the amount of heat that will be radiated into the room. If you’re considering wood flooring; we recommend that you use laminated wood instead of solid wood; it will reduce the chances of the wood shrinking from the drying effects of the heat which can cause the wood to crack.
All radiant heat systems need maintenance and repair and when they do our radiant heat experts will make sure you get exactly the right advice and repairs. Here are a few of the more common problems and maintenance we can do for you.
- Monitor and test boiler operating pressure
- Leak detection in copper pipes
- Repair and replace circulating pumps for Boiler
- Replace or repair pressure relief valves
- Replace or repair reducing valves
- Check expansion tanks for rust
- Pressure test to check for leaks in systems
- Test and replace thermostats and sensors
Maintenance for radiant heat systems is important because they’re closed systems and when there’s a leak in a radiant heat system it’s no longer closed, and the oxygen in the fresh water will cause pipes to corrode and this will lead to many other problems.
These are some common problems with radiant heat systems we see; if you’re having any of these problems or you’d like to schedule a systems check. Call Plumbline Services in Denver at 303.436.2525