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Common Boiler Repairs in Salt Lake City

Many people prefer boilers to forced air heating systems that use a furnace or heat pump to deliver cool air through the ducts. This is because boilers, which rely on hot water to heat a home, are efficient and quiet. And because they contain so few moving parts, they are fairly durable. Boilers may go long periods of time without any repairs, but they will still come across problems from time to time, just like any mechanical system.

Annual maintenance with a heating professional, like the technicians with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, can keep repair needs low and restore some efficiency to your boiler. But the following problems necessitate immediate heating repairs.

  • Sealing Water Leaks: One of the most common repairs for heating technician is sealing water leaks. There may be a leak at the pump, boiler tank, at the joints and seals, or in the expansion tank. A technician can seal some leaks, while others may require new components. In some cases, however, leaks result from corrosion and may require a new unit instead.
  • Removing Lime scale: Hard water (high concentrations of magnesium and calcium) is a common problem to many homes in Salt Lake City. When this affects your boiler, lime scale deposits can build up and restrict the flow of water. This problem is known as “kettling.” Water becomes trapped and steam rises, causing too much pressure in the boiler. This can lead noisy operation and water leaks. A technician can descale the affected areas to get your boiler back to its normal condition.
  • Replacing the Thermocouple: Many people experience problems with the pilot light at some point. If the pilot light won’t stay lit, it could be due to a broken thermocouple. This is a safety device that, when working properly, should shut off the gas when it senses that the pilot light is out. When it’s not working correctly, it will continue to shut off the gas when the light is on. Usually this part will need to be replaced.

For fast, reliable heating repairs in Salt Lake City, call the NATE-certified technicians at At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air. We’ve been meeting the comfort needs of our customers for over 30 years.

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At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air provides excellent heating, air conditioning, plumbing, indoor air quality, water treatment and water heater services throughout the greater Salt Lake City, UT area, including the installation of new systems and components, and the replacement of the old, as well as ongoing repair and maintenance. Established in 1980, we have served the home comfort needs of our local community for over 30 years. Whether you need your stop and waste valve replaced or a new "green," energy–efficient HVAC system installed, we can make sure that the job is completed properly. Our HVAC contractors are NATE–certified and we employ Master and Journeyman plumbers. We are confident in our ability to satisfy any issue that may arise in your home, 24 hours a day. Give one of our friendly staff members a call today to learn more about what we can do for your home.

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When it comes to ensuring that you are comfortable during the winter months in Salt Lake City, you need to make certain that you have an excellent heating system. We offer comprehensive heating services in Salt Lake City, including installation, replacement, repair and maintenance services for a wide variety of equipment, including boilers, furnaces, and radiant heat systems. Whether you’d like to save more on your energy bills from month to month with an energy efficient heater or you want to retrofit a zone control system into your existing furnace setup, we provide heating solutions.

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During this very unusual time, we have put a plan in place to do our part to help keep our community safe. First and foremost, we are going to stay CALM, PATIENT, KIND, and POSITIVE!

There is much to consider regarding the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) and its possible transmission in your home. While there are various and effective indoor air quality measures available to help protect your safety, including duct sanitization, ultraviolet (UV) germicidal light treatment, and HEPA air filters, they alone cannot protect from all forms of COVID-19 transmission. It is important to follow all official guidelines for preventing the spread of this virus.

Because we have a direct impact on the indoor environment, here are practical steps we are going to take to keep people safe:

  • Wash our hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water
  • Cover our nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing
  • Wash our uniforms every day including cleaning our belts
  • Stay home if we are feeling sick
  • Offer a warm smile and friendly greeting instead of a handshake
  • Wear shoe covers and latex gloves in homes and businesses
  • Wipe down surfaces and equipment touched in a client’s home with disinfectant wipes
  • Wipe down door handles, steering wheels, gear shift lever every day
  • Wipe down pens, clipboards, tablets, cell phones, and anything else passes between techs and clients.
  • We have masks on each truck and will wear them at client’s discretion (Currently the CDC does not recommend that people wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19)
  • We are complying with all recommendations and guidelines from state agencies and will be proactive in our efforts to see that our team members and clients are protected.

As the situation unfolds, we will take each day one at a time and ensure we are being smart, supportive, and helping all those we can in our community.

Thank you for your continued support!