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What is a Boiler?

A boiler is a fuel-burning appliance for containing and heating water. This water can then be used throughout the house for multiple purposes.

What Types of Boilers are There?

There are two main types of boilers, a hot water boiler and a steam boiler. Most homes will use a hot water boiler while larger structures will use a steam boiler. If you have an older house you may have a steam boiler in your home.

Boilers are also categorized by the kind of fuel they burn. There are gas burning, oil burning, wood burning, coal burning, electric and dual-use boilers.

How Do Boilers Work?

Boilers heat the home through radiators, baseboard heat or radiant floor heating and can heat water for use in the home. Radiant floor heating is ideal for keeping wood and tile floors comfortable, even during the coldest days of the year.

There are multiple boiler applications for commercial use as well.

Need Boiler Service?

Contact the boiler experts at Knueve & Sons!

Knueve & Sons provides heating, cooling, plumbing, and bath remodeling services to residential and commercial customers in Bluffton, Columbus Grove, Continental, Defiance, Delphos, Elida, Findlay, Fort Jennings, Kalida, Leipsic, McComb, Ottawa, Paulding, Shawnee, Van Wert, and surrounding Ohio communities. Visit our service area page to learn more about how we can service your home. Contact us at 419-532-3699 or request service online.

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