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  • Draining hydronic baseboard heat?

    I am a carpenter by trade and need to move 21' feet of baseboard heat to install a custom set of built ins. I woud like to know how to drain the system the safest/effective way and how to re-start system, any suggestions? it is an oil-fired boiler.

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    Re: Draining hydronic baseboard heat?

    this is not a simple task.

    are there plans to re-install it?

    Vince

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      Re: Draining hydronic baseboard heat?

      to drain it shut off boiler ,close valves ,cut pipe and suck up water with shop vac .

      call a heating co to move pipe and re fill system and start boiler
      Charlie

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        Re: Draining hydronic baseboard heat?

        Carpenters should cut wood not pipe. Let the heating guy cut, drain and reconnect for you. If this was a warm weather season you could take the chance, but during the winter you don't need the grief!

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