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Have a boiler and baseboard radiator system. There seems to…

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Have a boiler and baseboard radiator system. There seems to be a lot of air in the system and i camt bleed it out at the radiators. Any sughestions on how to get the air out

Contractor's Assistant: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?

Thermostat settings are fine. Filters?

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If its simple enough

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

No dont think so

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: HVAC
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I have tried to bleed air out of some of the radiators that are not warming up but the air doesnt seem to be coming out. I did bleed some air out of one radiator that was getting little heat and it stopped warming up all together
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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 7 months ago
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Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your

issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of your situation. Do you have old cast iron radiators or copper baseboard?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Copper baseboard
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 7 months ago

Then you have to purge the air at the boiler. If you can post pics of the piping around the boiler here I can walk you through the process on a phone call.

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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 7 months ago

It's not that simple. I can't make out much from your pics. They're too dark and out of focus. I can see the feed valve but can't make out any purge stations. Once I get some good pics accept the call offer and I call you and walk you through it

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Bad phone! Ill try later. Thanks for your help.
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 7 months ago

Ok, I'm online until 1 pm ET then after 4:30.

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