Boiler tubing, regardless of the type of boiler, only survives so long. The tubing needs to be replaced, and often. Both pressure and cracking are responsible for boiler retubing needs. Here are some boiler tube problems, how they occur, and reasons to retube.
Boiler tubes crack because they are constantly exposed to moisture and heat. Rubber and plastic tubing can only withstand so much of that before they start to split.
When a building suffers extensive water damage, it can be easy to find yourself facing the daunting challenge of having to repair this type of damage. For those with homes that are particularly prone to suffering water damage, it may be wise for the homeowner to have the structure waterproofed. However, if you have little experience with this work, you may be giving too much credit to three of the common myths about this process.