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emma1913

06:21PM | 01/30/08
Member Since: 01/29/08
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We have an 80 year old house with a gravity hot water heating system, boiler about 35 years old. This winter, twice we've lost heat to several radiators on the first floor -second floor quite warm. A plumber has come and thinks we have a leak in the system, found a couple of small ones (and one not so small), but believes that there is still a larger leak that he can't find. We only have a half basement and several pipes are in the foundation. He can't pinpoint the leak, but thinks it must be one of the foundation embedded pipes and is suggesting that we jack-hammer the foundation. We're looking for advice on ways to really pinpoint where the leak is before sort of randomly taking apart our foundation. Any suggestions or thoughts on other options/possibilities? All help appreciated!
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