Re: Noisy forced hot water system
Posted by e-plumber on December 05, 2003 at 09:37:37:
In response to Re: Noisy forced hot water system
: What is the best way to bleed a forced hot water system? Ours is a two zone system and the zone located in the basement makes creaking noises and we hear water running through the pipes. It also does not heat the greatest, if we turn the thermostat up to 70 degrees it never gets passed 65. Thanks in advance!

There are several ways to bleed a HW system, you can start by shutting off the circulator(s) and bleeding each radiator of air until water comes out. There could be purge valves on the piping at the boiler that will require a professional to remove the air. Service your heating boiler before the very cold weather settles in.
Good Luck. e-plumber

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