DIY Home Improvement Forum banner
radiator problems
1-6 of 6 Results
  1. General DIY Discussions
    Hello and happy holidays! I am trying to fix a loud radiator in a bedroom and cannot figure out the origin of the problem. The radiator is shimmed is its leaning in the direction of of the intake valve so the condensed water should be going back in. (Radiator is not level as a result of shims...
  2. HVAC
    I've got a 100-year-old, 3-story house with a gas boiler, 6 zones, and many radiators. Three on the second floor do not get hot. They probably are in the same zone, but honestly, it's hard to know where all the pipes go. The boiler is working. All Thermostats are working. Air in the radiators...
  3. HVAC
    I have a Weil-Mclain boiler and I recently replaced two radiators. After I turned the system back on it fired up fine, but then I noticed I had a bad solder joint near the new rads. I powered down the system and drained it to fix the leaky joint. When I turned the system back on the pilot lit...
  4. HVAC
    We have hot water w/ baseboard splitlevel. It's a 1962 home with hard water. Furnace, thermostat and pump is working. The upstairs baseboards are very warm but no heat to the downstairs. The pipes to the upstairs is hot but not the pipe after the split that goes to the main level. If it's...
  5. Plumbing
    Hi all, With apologies for my newbieness... I have just converted my home from boiler heat to forced air. My next mission is to remove the (exposed) piping in the basement, and to remove all six cast iron radiators littered across my main and second (top) floor. I'm really unsure how to...
  6. 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...
1-6 of 6 Results
Top