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  1. problems with finned-tube baseboard heat

    HVAC
    We are proud owners of a 1907 home that had finned-tube baseboard heat installed in about 1955. Normally, it works fine, but recently certain rooms do not receive heat. There are three zones. The repairmen tell us that for most of the older part of the house, the finned-tubes are continuous...
  2. Finned-tube elements for hot water baseboard heat

    HVAC
    I recently refurbished a house about a year ago. I had cleaned the fined-tube elements of my basboards due the amount of grunge on them (they're easily in the 40 years-old range). I used a light solution of Dirtex which did a remarkable job, considering. Last year when running the heat...
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