LEARN ABOUT BOILERS
We provide the highest quality boiler services for your home and offer information to help you make informed and educated decisions. Boilers are a complex appliance with a fairly basic purpose, to heat water and distribute it through your home. If you are interested in learning more about boilers, or are considering servicing, replacing, or installing a boiler in your home, read below to find out more about them. Call us at 877-7-CHAVES or 978-562-5309 or contact us online for boiler service.
What is a Boiler?
A boiler is a fuel-burning appliance for containing and heating water.
Are There Different Types of Boilers?
Yes, there are two main types of boilers – a hot water boiler and a steam boiler. Most homes will use a hot water boiler while larger structures will use a steam boiler. If you have an older house you may have a steam boiler in your home.
Boilers are also categorized by the kind of fuel they burn. There are gas burning, oil burning, wood burning, coal burning, electric and dual use boilers.
How Do Boilers Work?
Boilers heat the home through radiators, baseboard heat, or radiant floor heating and can heat water for use in the home. There are multiple boiler applications for commercial use.
What are the Key Components of a Boiler?
The key components in your boiler are a burner, combustion chamber, heat exchanger and controls. The controls regulate ignitions, burner firing rate, fuel supply, air supply, exhaust draft, water temperature, steam pressure and boiler pressure. The water is heated inside the boiler and is pumped through pipes and delivered to the radiators around your home or building.
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“Esan was very polite and on time. I had forgotten to reset the timer for the filters and he reminded me how to do it. The are was very clean after he left.”
– Joseph R.
“Chaves was prompt in returning my initial call and we quickly scheduled an on-site inspection. The agent was thorough in providing options and a recommendation for a service offering. He responded to a variety of questions as we secured multiple quotes from other vendors for the work. We are thrilled to have selected Chaves, as the work product, support and diligence were all wonderful. The installation was seamless and we are excited to trust in our home heating system again.”
– Francis C.
“I can’t say enough about our experience with Chaves HVAC. From the quoting process to the job being completed, they were incredibly professional. You can tell that when they are asking you questions about your current situation and what you hope to accomplish with their help, they aren’t asking you so they can qualify the opportunity, they are asking you so they can help you find the right solution . The folks who came in to install the unit were punctual, hard working and very professional. The work was completed ahead of schedule and you can tell these folks take pride in their work. I would highly recommend this organization to anyone who is looking for quality work and second to none customer care.”
– Juan O.
“Jacob Marshall and Kevin did the usual Excellent Chaves maintenance on our original Buderus. We look forward to the replacement of the air inlet pipe, Venturi, and the gaskets, seal and seal set as Jacob suggested.
Thank you for providing us with excellent, professional service.
– John and Patricia G.
“The team was prompt, professional, and very easy to work with. They answered all my questions, eased any concerns, and installed the unit to meet my expectations and preferences. Will definitely be using Chaves again.”
– Ryan L.
“We are very happy with our new boiler and hot water heater. From the second we met with Joe to give us a quote we saw the difference with Chaves. I had received a few quotes from other quotes and Joe was by far the most professional and gave us the only detailed quote. He also answered several questions on the weekend within 20minutes each time. I can't say enough about how great Joe was and he was definitely the reason we chose Chaves initially.
Then when the crew showed up to install the system they were great. The guys explained everything in detail to me and then they did a great job installing the system.
We are very happy we chose Chaves and I will definitely recommend them to everyone I know!!!”
– Gerry M.
Chaves Heating & Air Conditioning provides heating, cooling, indoor air quality, commercial, and HVAC maintenance services to residents in Acton, Bolton, Clinton, Concord, Framingham, Lancaster, Leominster, Shrewsbury, Upton, Worcester, and other surrounding Massachusetts communities. Visit our service area page to learn more about how we can service you and to view the other communities in our core service area. Contact us today at 877-7-CHAVES or schedule service online.