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Is it bad to shut down the whole boiler system every 6 months while we are away, and then turn it on again?

Post created: 2016-07-03 Type of Equipment: Boiler Views: 62

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On 2016-07-06 Gary wrote:

No, this is not bad for your system. Whille some people how leave homes for extended periods keep the system on, it is also common to shut it down. However, it is best to have your boiler turned on and off by a licensed heating professional to be sure that no leaks or other problems develop. And if you are in a cold weather climate, you'll want to have the system drained so you don't end up with frozen pipes.

Having this done by a professional will prevent you from having to deal with leaks and other problems on your return. If you'd like to have a contractor take a look at your boiler, we can help you find one, here.


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