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  1. Steam radiator preventative maintenance

    HVAC
    I have a two-pipe steam heating system in my house and just replaced the air vents and some of the traps. It is working much better, but what I want to know, is it ok to totally shut the valves on the radiators in the rooms that we don't use or should I leave them cracked open slightly to...
  2. Steam to Hydro Air Conversion

    HVAC
    I am considering replacing my oil steam boiler and radiators with a hydro air system. I keep hearing that steam heat is the most comfortable. Am I crazy to change over to hydro air? Background: - Original steam heating system from 1939 (when house built) - 3600 sf house located in NYC...
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