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Safety Valve

A safety valve is an automatic valve that has the sole purpose of releasing built-up pressure inside a boiler. Without a functioning safety valve, a boiler can become hazardous. At the very least, it will experience major mechanical issues and stop functioning at a certain point. Question answered by a plumber at Berkeley Plumbing And Heating: How can I avoid the most common boiler problems?Without a doubt, the best way to prevent boiler problems is by having your equipment serviced and inspected regularly. Many major boiler problems start very small and aren’t evident to the untrained eye. Things like scale buildup and low water levels can slowly but surely have very negative impacts on the functioning of such equipment. Routine maintenance keeps boilers in exceptional shape, which helps to prevent major problems.

 

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Berkeley Plumbing And Heating Products & Services: Heater And Boiler

Boiler and pipes of the heating system of a house

Boiler and pipes of the heating system of a house

Even the most well-designed heaters and boilers malfunction from time to time. Fortunately, such issues can usually be resolved. The problem is finding a contractor that can do so effectively. There are plenty of heating contractors in and around the East Bay, but many of them miss the mark in terms of quality and experience. If you want your heater or boiler to be repaired properly the first time, you need to call Berkeley Plumbing and Heating. We’ve been servicing boilers, furnaces and heaters for more than 100 years, and we strictly hire technicians who have proven experience and expertise.

People often don’t realize that their heaters or boilers are experiencing technical difficulties. For example, such equipment is not supposed to make a lot of noise. If your boiler or heater regularly makes loud knocking sounds, something is wrong. At the very least, it isn’t operating as efficiently as it should, which means that you’re paying far too much to keep your home warm and comfortable. From one year to the next, you may notice that your heater or boiler isn’t performing like it once did. This isn’t normal, and you shouldn’t put up with it. The team at Berkeley Plumbing and Heating will get to the bottom of things for you.

Berkeley Plumbing and Heating is available to perform repairs on heaters and boilers from all manufacturers. Our technicians are equipped with top-quality tools, parts and equipment. Thanks to their extensive experience, they can usually complete repairs on the very same day. In any case, you can count on us to give you a free, clear estimate and to keep you in the loop at all times.

If you’d like to squeeze as much use out of your boiler or heater as possible, you should have it serviced regularly. Scale buildup can wreak havoc on a boiler’s efficiency, and there are many other small but troublesome issues that can arise over time. We are happy to perform routine maintenance on your heater or boiler.

Berkeley Plumbing and Heating also installs new boilers, furnaces and heaters. We can even help you identify the model that’s right for your home and budget.