As any experienced heating repair person knows, there are many types of boilers used in homes and businesses today.
The most regular type of boiler is the warm water boiler, which uses a system of pipes and radiators to circulate hot water throughout the building.
However, steam boilers are also often used in industrial settings. These boilers use a system of steam pipes to distribute heat throughout the building, providing this heat for radiators and other devices. If your boiler is leaking, it is important to determine the source of the leak before attempting repairs. In many cases, leaks can be repaired very easily. However, if the leak is coming from a seam or joint in the boiler, it may be necessary to replace the whole thing. It is wise to get a few estimates, and choose the best company. Another choice is to go with a tankless water gas furnace, so that you alleviate the use of the tank, which removes the variable of a leaking tank. I’m unclear on what they cost, but a little research will reveal the answer. It is not fun when you have no hot water, especially when it is winter, and the water is really cold. Taking a shower in the winter with no hot water is no joke, as I found out one time. Regardless of the cause of your leak, it is important to contact a qualified heating company for assistance. They will diagnose the complication and recommend the best course of action.