Even though it is the end of the winter season, there may still be problems with your heating system that need to be addressed. If you have a radiant heating system, there are components that can fail and emergency repairs that you may need to have done. The following emergency heating repairs may be needed when you have problems with your radiators or boiler:
Failing or Dirty Boiler Burner
The boiler can fail at the end of winter due to it working hard to keep your home warm. Sometimes, these problems are due to issues with the burner, which may be dirty and need to be cleaned. It may also need other repairs before you turn the heating off for summer. Some of the repairs that may need to be done include replacing the sensor, updating the control panel, or installing a new ignitor.
Problems With Heating Water Pumps
The heating system of your home may also use water pumps to circulate water through radiators. They can fail after a long winter of trying to keep your home warm. The water pumps of your heating system may be used for the different zones of your home where radiators are installed. They can also be used for the potable hot water for your home's plumbing. The potable water pump may need to be repaired if you have a problem with pressure when you use hot water.
Issues With Damaged Radiator Lines
The damage to radiator lines can be other issues that you need to have repaired. These are the pipes that supply the hot water to radiators and return it to the boiler. The hot water lines are vulnerable to damage if they are not being used or if your system fails when temperatures drop. Therefore, you may need to have damaged and leaking water lines repaired to prevent problems with the water damage when you aren't using your system.
Leaking Radiators and Fittings
Other problems that you need to have repaired urgently include repairing leaking radiators and fittings. This can happen with old radiators that are deteriorating and need to be replaced. The valves of the radiators may also fail and need to be replaced if they start to leak. In addition to conventional radiators, there could be similar problems with in-floor or baseboard heating systems. These may be systems that are installed in other areas of your home where conventional radiators can't be used.
The issues with the radiators and boiler can cause serious issues with water damage and hazards. Contact an emergency heating system repair service for help dealing with these issues when your system fails.