Boiler Cleaning

Of course, someone will say: “Why do this on your own, in any free newspaper of similar offers - a dime a dozen”. But the price of this is not always loyal, and there is no need to adapt to someone else’s work schedule. And then, the rule “if you want someone to do it well, do it yourself,” nobody has yet canceled. Therefore, today we will clean the electric water heater (or a boiler, to whom which name imposes more) themselves. Especially since it takes about half an hour from the force, and you need a minimum of tools. By the way, the tools themselves. We will need: • adjustable wrench. Nuts of flexible hoses often differ by one or two sizes, so it will be easier and more reliable. • end heads with a ratchet or keys M12, M13 and M14. The sizes of different models of boilers may differ, so it is better to foresee and prepare them “in reserve.” • • cross and flat screwdriver. • • card holder. That's it, start disassembling.
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But even beforehow to disconnect the hoses, turn off the electricity supplied to the boiler and close the cold water tap that goes to it.  Cleaning the boiler
Open the hot water in the mixer. So, excessive pressure will flow and you will have less chances to pour over, lowering the boiler. And this is the longest part of the process, but this is a little bit lower. Now close and tap the hot water from the boiler. Cleaning the boiler Remove the decorative cover. For this, most likely, a cross screwdriver is useful. Disconnect the ground and just reach the thermostat with a long thin thermal sensor.
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The boiler is now" naked ", but there is water in it. Her then need to lower. We unscrew the hoses so that you remove the bypass valve (or in some models there is a lever to which you need to press and it ceases to fulfill its function that blocks the water outlet from the boiler's cold pipe),
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and drain the water. Carefully, it can be hot if you have not previously turned off the boiler and do not drain the boiling water from it.The water flows by gravity, so get ready for 12 ... 15 minutes (standard boiler 80 liters) just hold the hoses.
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Now unscrew the bolts holding the bottom cover and substituting spacious basin, pry it with a flat screwdriver. What falls out of the boiler will surprise you greatly and will not at all please.
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We clean the Ten well (this is where the card cleaner comes in handy)
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and all that scum (do not forget to run your hand into the boiler itself, there is a lot left), throw it into the garbage disposal. But in any case, not in the toilet, otherwise it will simply clog.
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Magnesium anode. This is how any boiler works, that it is a “sacrificial game” and in the process of operation it becomes less and less and gradually burns off altogether. Therefore, if so, it needs to be replaced (the new one costs $ 2 ... 3), although it is often worth simply cleaning the old one. And although the thread at all the standard, it is better to take the rest of it when going to the store.So if you clean the boiler for the first time, it is better to do it during those hours when the corresponding stores or markets are working.
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Screwing it in to replace the old one,
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and put the lid back in place.
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Putting all the hoses in reverse Dke, and for sealing it is better to use Teflon, or as it is also called fum-tape.
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Put back the bypass valve, flexible hoses,
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Insert the thermal sensor with the heating temperature controller and close all the decorative cover. The boiler is assembled, but now it is empty.
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Again we open hot water in the mixer,
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and open both taps on and from the boiler.
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When the water comes out of the mixer again, close it.Full boiler.
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Now turn it on in the network so that the water in it gets to the right temperature. This is somewhat longer than the usual temperature of the boiler, since you lowered it “to zero” and the temperature of cold water is far from the usual one.
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That's all the wisdom . And now you can estimate how fast water is heated. And it’s not necessary to talk about energy saving, you will immediately feel it on the “thinner” monthly receipts for electricity.

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