baseboard water-filled radiator

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  1. Blumengarten

    Blumengarten Member

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    Hi Guys,

    If you're installing baseboard radiators in a boiler system, do you have to solder the pipes, or may you use compression fittings?

    Thanks,
    Blumengarten
     
  2. Tom Sawyer

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    You have to solder the pipes. compression fittings will leak when they expand and contract
     
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  4. Blumengarten

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    Thanks, I appreciate your quick response and insight!
     
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