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    Help flushing air out

    I ended up having the system bled and a faulty air valve changed out. I remember that air valve leaking a couple months back and that's along the time the sounds began. I remember just screwing on the little cap and didn't realize that air had probably entered into the system at that point...
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    Help flushing air out

    Would I need to do this for all radiators? I took apart one but there were no purger valves on that one. I'll need to take apart another to see if that room has any purge valves. It seems whomever installed these just installed direct tubes.
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    Help flushing air out

    I think you're right Guzzle. I may need to just bite the bullet and call my plumber. Either that or wait for the spring time when it will be a bit warmer in case I make any mistakes or it takes more than a day to fix it. I think my system may have been changed from the last time we had it...
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    Help flushing air out

    I double checked for bleeder valves upstairs and did not find any. Seems like they are all downstairs near the boiler itself. I don't recall which videos I saw, as it was a few weeks ago but I did manage to find another, but was still unable to understand. From what I could gather from the...
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    Help flushing air out

    Thanks for your reply Guzzle. I would have to look closer when I get home later tonight to see if I have any valves with female threads. I'm not sure I see any in the pictures I took. Upstairs it's all baseboards along the floors, with the water pipes behind them. Although I don't believe we...
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    Help flushing air out

    Hello everyone. After watching numerous videos and reading online, I'm still a bit stumped as to what to do to get air out of my boilers water pipes. What makes it confusing to me is that no two systems are the same, so I'm having problems locating the correct procedure to flush out the air. It...
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    Is this normal settling?

    Hey fellas, just wanted to give an update. I decided to file a claim with my insurance company based on some of the responses I received, not only on this forum but on another as well. Hoping for a good outcome
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    Is this normal settling?

    Thx for the replay Austin, I'm in Rhode Island. My house is listed as being built on an area that was initially just trees and shrubs. Thx again
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    Is this normal settling?

    Hi All, I purchased my home in sept of '01. It is a new construction that had been finished in July of '01. Within a few weeks we noticed that the concrete foundation had started to crack inside the house. I called the contractor and was told that since it is a newly built house that this...
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