How to fix a leaking boiler

Our heating engineers across Maidstone, Gravesend, Aylesford, Rochester and West Malling have put this guide about causes of brown water leaking from boilers as well as offer a thorough explanation of what it is, why it occurs, and how you can get this fixed. 

Why is my boiler leaking brown water?

A typical problem that has several potential causes is a leaking boiler. On the other hand, brown water is a certain sign that something is not right. Rust and dirt could be the cause for this because they have accumulated inside the boiler are typically contribute towards the brown colour. To stop further harm to the boiler, action must be taken right away.

Other causes include corrosion, which is one of the most frequent reasons. The interior of the boiler may corrode and deteriorate over time, leading to leaks. Sediment accumulation is another factor. In the boiler's bottom, sediment can build up and develop obstructions, which might result in leaks.

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How to prevent the boiler from leaking brown water

Here are some recommendations for stopping brown water leaks from your boiler

Plan frequent maintenance

Preventing corrosion and sediment buildup through regular maintenance is beneficial.

Install a water softener

Mineral buildup brought on by hard water might result in leaks. A water softener can be installed to assist stop this.

Use a chemical inhibitor

Using a chemical inhibitor can help keep your boiler from corroding and rusting.

Regular checks

Regularly check the pressure because leaks might be caused by high pressure. Make sure to check the pressure gauge and make any required adjustments frequently.

Speak to a heating engineer

The best thing you can do if you are not sure is to speak to a qualified heating engineer. Get in touch with us, here at Castle Heating Kent by calling us on 01634 247525.