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May 5th, 2013

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Dear Home Inspector: What exactly would an inspector look for when examining a boiler in aCirca 1800 home? Does anyone even work on those anymore? These boilers are "mod/con", which is an industry term for modulating and condensing. We feel fortunate that our hundred year old house now has these state-of-the art Boiler Maintenance Tips. Properly maintaining your boiler can save you money and keep your home safe. Boiler maintenance is actually fairly easy because modern
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INSULATION HVAC My oil-fired hot water boiler is 40 years old and I'm looking at replacing it soon. I Could you provide more info as to if you have natural It's often possible to replace an old boiler or to a more energy efficient one without changing the entire home heating system. Typical costs: At HowToKnowledge.com we find the solutions to lots of "How To" projects and pass the information on to you. Find information on home improvement projects and much
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