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Boiler Operational Safety Check

When we arrive at the home we first talk to the customers and listen to any concerns that they have about the equipment to give us a good idea of how the unit has been working recently. After that we go through a Twenty Point operational safety check check list:

  • We visually check the equipment for any major safety concerns

  • We look for signs of improper combustion at the burners, heat exchanger and flue pipe

  • We check the pumps and motors and oil them if necessary

  • We check the boiler gauge to be sure its reading the proper temperature and pressure

  • We check the expansion tank

  • We check the auto fill valve

  • We check the safety relief valve

  • We cycle all the zones and thermostats

  • We check the Aquastat

  • We check for gas leaks

  • We check the igniter or pilot

  • We check for the proper ignition of all the burners

  • We check for proper flame composition

  • We check the flue gasses for safe CO, CO2 and O2 levels

  • We check for proper vent drafting

  • We check the return and supply water temperatures

  • We check the limit switches

  • We check for the proper sequence of operation

  • We check the gas control valve

  • We check the ambient CO levels in the house

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