Despite their title, modern day warm water boilers do not actually boil water in the standard manner. Instead,they heat water into a certain temperature to be utilised together with a forced air heating system. In reality, most new hot water boilers double up as forced air heaters and sometimes, steam boilers too. However, older houses with older radiators may still have water boilers that really only boil water to produce steam.
Water boilers have to, therefore, always be stored under a fantastic enough supply of water so thatthey can keep generating steam without getting over-stocked. Additionally, water boilers are a lot more energy efficient compared to their forced air cousins and thus, may even be more economical to run in the long term.
The key advantage of a water boiler however, is its use of water instead of air to produce heat. Provided that you have a steady supply of water, the boiler will never stop producing warmth. A water boiler does not need a good deal of room as it’s extremely simply hung from your roof or within the wall of your house (if it’s attached to the ceiling). If you decide to put in a water boiler, you will have to hire a plumber to install it for you. If you have an older radiator then the first thing you should do is remove it andany damaged pipes and tubes. A busted tube will not heat your water and will just cause your water boiler to run inefficiently – a busted radiator may even lead to damage to your house.