What to Do When You Spring a Leak

Archive | February, 2016

Thermal Expansion And Boiler Temperature/Pressure Valve Leaks

Water expands when it is heated. This expansion usually causes an increase in pressure in the heating system, which if not regulated, can become a safety hazard. To regulate this increase in pressure, manufacturers fit most boilers with a pressure-reducing valve. Under normal conditions, the pressure reducing valve is usually enough to keep the pressure […]