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I have baseboard heat. I had no issue until yesterday.

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Granted, it is -6 outside...
I have baseboard heat. I had no issue until yesterday. Granted, it is -6 outside, but it should keep up. The LL said the boiler is fine and that I am causing the problem with things covering the baseboards (which they're not). The thermostat was changed yesterday. What else could be the problem?
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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 2 years ago
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Is the burner cycling off on high limit? did you or the program turn the thermostat temp down at any point? are all the pipes in the house hot?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have no idea about the cycling. The LL is the only one who has access to the boiler in the basement. I didn't turn the thermostat down. The pipes are warm-ish but not hot.
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 2 years ago

What is the LL?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have no idea about the cycling. The LL is the only one who has access to the boiler in the basement. I didn't turn the thermostat down. The pipes are warm-ish but not hot.
LL is the landlord
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 2 years ago

Ok, then you need to get in touch with the LL right away and stay on him until he takes care of this. I would imagine the LL would want to get on this given the extreme cold today. He could have some real problems if he delays. Since you have no access to the boiler there's nothing more you ca do

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Could it be a faulty (albeit new) thermostat?
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 2 years ago

Very unlikely this is a thermostat problem

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
What is the most likely reason?
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 2 years ago

No way I can know that without access to the boiler.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
OK. Thanks
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 2 years ago

You're welcome

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