Consumer Reviews of Polaris boilers
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Location: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
"Heats home and hot water"
I've owned a Polaris since 1992 and it has worked very well for many years. The unit is very high efficiency (95%+) and heats my water and my home in the coldest weather (-5 to -10 below 0 F). The parts needing replacement were the hot surface ignitor (every 4 years) the internal thermostat and the Robertshaw control. The control failure was my error. In 2008 it developed a leak. I was surprised because it has a stainless steel tank. Suppliers wanted $5000.00 to replace it. It cost me $1500 in '92. So I decided to rent it from our city utility at a cost of $50/month. When the rental was installed I discovered the source of the leak was a pipe nipple on the tank, so there was nothing wrong with my old Polaris!
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