08:19AM | 12/03/02
Member Since: 12/02/02
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I have a pretty old oil furnace(forced water system). Furnace is located on the same level than living room. This thing is very loud. Also when pump is operating I can hear bubles of air moving in radiators. What I should do to eliminate those noises?
Any sugestions about quiter furnace replacement?


08:25AM | 12/03/02
Member Since: 12/01/02
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Regarding the air, you can bleed the pipes. Please note I am not a plumber but I've done this to my own pipes with success.

On one end of each baseboard, you should see a screw on top of the pipe. Backing off the screw about 1/4 turn should be enough to open it up so air and water will escape. You may hear a fizzing noise and water will come shooting out. I suggest having something to catch/absorb the water.

Good luck.


08:29AM | 12/03/02
Member Since: 12/02/02
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but there screews are not there just pipe...

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