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Aug 30, 2010 ... Most two-story homes need 12-psi pressure, and that's the factory setting .... Old steam radiators typically require more maintenance than their ...


Take these three steps to keep your radiators in good shape. And makes sure to cover your appliances and systems with a TotalProtect home warranty.


Jan 22, 2015 ... There are a few simple maintenance tips you can try before calling in a ... Note that if all the radiators in your house are cool at the same time ...


If one radiator doesn't heat up but others do, try this one-minute fix first. ... A basic two-story house, with the boiler and expansion tank in the basement, needs 12 to 15 lbs., or 25 ... 10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You'll Regret If You Forget.


... systems need a little maintenance, like venting the radiators and draining the boiler, ... Gravity and hot water furnaces are not often installed in new homes today, but ... Open the vent valves on a radiator located on the top floor of your house.


RADIATOR REPAIR & MAINTENANCE. If you have a boiler (for a hot water or steam heating system), the heat will be distributed throughout your home via pipes ...


Feb 4, 1996 ... The hot water circulates through pipes to radiators or heating panels that ... The annual maintenance routine for a hot-water heating system ...


In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey shows how to silence a whistling radiator.


Oct 22, 1987 ... LEAD: RESTARTING either hot water radiators or steam radiators at the beginning of a new heating season sometimes requires more than ...