Unexpected boiler breakdowns can easily throw you in panic mode, especially when the problem happens at a time you need hot water the most. Certain boiler problems can be fixed without the need to call an expert in hot water system repair Karrabin. Some boiler problems are very technical in nature which will require expert repair service.
Here are some of the most common signs your boiler needs repair.
Boiler turning itself off. This can happen when your boiler has a problem with the thermostat, faulty water flow due to closed valves, low water pressure, or pump malfunction. Whatever the reason, the best way to fix this is to call a qualified plumber to have a look at it.
Boiler leaking or dripping. A leak and water dripping from the boiler is a clear indication that it needs repair. First, you will have to look for the exact source of the leak. You may be tempted to fix it on your own but it is best to leave the job to an expert.
Possible causes of leaks and drips are damaged internal components like pressure and seal valves. If leak comes from the pressure valve, it may be because the boiler pressure is too high and adjusting it down is highly suggested. You will need a qualified technician to have a look at it and make the proper adjustment.
No hot water or heat in the boiler. This is the most obvious sign that your boiler needs repair. There are several things can be responsible for the failure. It could be a failure of motorized valves, low level of water, issues with the thermostat, and a damaged diaphragm and airlocks.
Check the thermostat or the boiler pressure if the boiler is not working. If it is a broken diaphragm, it will need replacement and only a qualified hot water system repair technicians can do this.