FEDERAL BOILER REPLACED WITH WEIL MCLAIN CGA5 GAS FIRED BOILER
During a scheduled heating inspection and tune-up for a client, we immediately noted a strange burning smell coming from the 3 zone 50 year old Federal Boiler that is installed in a closet next to the ground floor kitchen. During all heating calls, we perform a combustion and draft analysis. Within 5 minutes confirmed that the system was not properly combusting and that the boiler was producing well over 1,000 ppm of CO (carbon monoxide). As a comparison, the typical Carbon Monoxide Detector will alarm at 400 ppm within 4-15 minutes. Older systems do not have any safety devices or sensors like modern systems, so if anything else malfunctioned with this system it could be lethal to the occupants of the property. As discussed potential repairs to the existing system and recommended system replacement. We advised that the system should not be used until repairs or replacement is made. During the decision making process, the client had the fire department and gas utility come out to the home and “check things out”. According to the client, both the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department and National Grid informed the elderly client that the system was NOT creating any carbon monoxide and it needed to be cleaned. I hope this was a miscommunication by representatives of the fire department and utility. We removed the boiler and most near boiler piping. Supplied and installed Weil McLain CGa5 gas fired boiler. Commissioned system. That is a professional job.
Mike and his crew are fantastic. Aside from exceptional work which is evident if you watch any of the YouTube clips, Mike’s knowledge is out of this world. Not only does he know his stuff, he also spent the time to make sure I had a solid background of the inner workings of the system. That’s very helpful to a homeowner!
T. Van Buskrik
This is my second year using Pipe Doctor for my HVAC maintenance. Mike and his technicians are simply the best in the business. They arrive on time, are courteous, and most importantly they know their stuff. They do the job right.
My water heater stop working and I needed a replacement. I Called pipe doctor and within 3 hrs Mike showed up, looked at it, and gave me a reasonable price. Mike was very professional and did a great job. Keep up the great work!!!
While we live several states away, we watch the videos that Pipe Doctor releases on Youtube. Mikey is extremely responsive on their social media platforms, even to people that are not their direct customers. If Pipe Doctor ever branches out to my area, we will absolutely use them for all our HVAC and plumbing needs.
Pipe Doctor is such a pleasure to work with the customer service department is so efficient. The plumbers were on time and a pleasure to work with. Mike G is a real professional not only is he meticulous in his work, he cleans up and makes the place look cleaner than when he would started. Would highly recommend their service.
Pipe Doctor is definitely an A++ local business that is amazingly professional, more than reasonable in pricing, and super super fast. They do not skimp in on using the best product and the services that they provide is second to none. They finished my water heater install same day in the snow within 2 hrs from call, negotiating, delivery and removal. Will use in the future without a doubt. Pipe Doctor second to none!
I have been following Mikey Pipes/ Pipe Doctor on his YouTube channel and having watched all of his videos I must say that he is one of the most honest contractors I have ever seen and his professionalism is incredible. It is so impressive that he always gets to the root of the problem quickly and always comes up with the very best solution on the spot. Anyone that hires his services must consider themselves lucky!
M. De La Torre
Mike and his crew replaced my waste pipes. They took their time and did a great job making sure there were no leaks and cleaned up after they were done. Will continue to use them for other projects.
Daniel and Mike did a great job repairing my Navien. They were here right away and fixed the issue I was having. I would highly recommend Pipe Doctor!
Been Relying on These Guys for Years.
Good work, fair price, quick response, and nice guys who are professional and know their stuff. They’ve never disappointed me.
Had the original boiler in our house finally go. Within 24 hours mike was here to put a brand new boiler in and we are warm again. Would definitely use pipe doctor again!