Expert Boiler Repair in Staten Island, NY

You turn on the heat, but nothing happens…

The winters in Staten Island, NY can be harsh. When there’s three feet of snow outside, it’s not a good time for your boiler to go out. Not only that, but a boiler malfunction can lead to other issues like carbon monoxide buildup or gas leaks.

Get 24/7 boiler repair even in the dead of winter

Don’t put boiler issues on the back burner. Call Staten Island Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning to get your heat working again fast and to avoid other issues.

We’ve been serving Staten Island, NY for over three decades with reliable plumbing, heating, air conditioning, drain, flood, and sewer repairs. We can get to most jobs on the island within one hour and we serve both residential and commercial customers.

Make sure your home is cozy and safe

Whether your thermocouple needs replacing or you have a corroded flue pipe, we’ll fix it so you can get back to enjoying your home and using your hot water appliances as normal.

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    • Frequently Asked Questions

      What's the difference between a boiler and a water heater?

      A water heater produces hot water that you use directly when you wash dishes or use the shower, for example. A boiler goes one step further and uses enough energy for that water to heat your home. Your heating system can then use the super hot water or steam in radiators or other radiant heating elements.

      Should I repair or replace my boiler?

      Think of a boiler like a car. At first, it’s cheap to repair and has good heating efficiency. But as the years go on, repairs become more expensive and it hogs more resources. Home efficiency requirements also change with improving technology, so there can come a point when an old boiler doesn’t meet them.

      In general, you should consider upgrading to a new boiler if your system is 10 to 15 years old. Our technicians can assess your boiler in Staten Island, NY and advise you on when a good time to get a new system would be.

      Can I repair my own boiler?

      We wouldn’t recommend doing any boiler or heating system repairs yourself unless you have extensive maintenance experience. Modern boilers have a reset button that you can use in some circumstances, but never use it more than twice in a row if it doesn’t fix the problem.

      It’s a better idea to call a professional, even if your boiler goes out at 2:00 am in February. Call us at Staten Island Plumbing for emergency service any time of the year.

      What is the average lifespan of a boiler?

      Boilers are effective at heating a home for about 10 to 15 years. To get the best life out of your boiler, it’s a good idea to schedule an annual inspection service. The technician can assess the boiler, piping, and heating elements to make sure your system is as efficient as possible. This will keep it running smoothly for its lifetime.

      How efficient is a 20-year-old boiler?

      Boilers are measured by annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE). An AFUE of 80 means 80% of the energy from fuel is transformed into heat and 20% is lost. New gas and oil units are required to have an AFUE of 78 or above, and energy-efficient units need a rating of at least 85.

      Any 20-year-old boiler may only work at 60% or 50% heating efficiency, or even less. On top of that, the government regulations for energy consumption were different 20 years ago than they are today, so it probably didn’t start out with an equivalent heating efficiency rating as a modern boiler.

      Are there any discounts for boiler services?

      Yes, we offer a discount coupon for boiler installation plus a number of other home repair services. Check out our coupons page and mention one when you call to get the discount. We also offer coupons on plumbing, heating, air conditioning, drain cleaning service and more.

      What other services do you offer?

      Staten Island Plumbing offers plumbing, heating, air conditioning, water heater, sewer, drain, and flood repair services. Serving Staten Island, NY for over three decades, we’re confident you’ll have a great experience with our fast repairs and helpful customer service.

    Just a few of our boiler repair services in Staten Island, New York

    Repair and replace natural gas or electric boilers

    At Staten Island Plumbing, we work on both natural gas and electric boilers. Our technicians arrive at your Staten Island, NY property with the right experience and tools for either type of system.

    Thermocouple replacement

    The thermocouple senses whether the pilot light is on or off. If the pilot light goes out, the thermocouple shuts the gas valve. A faulty thermocouple is dangerous because gas could escape from the boiler and pose a hazard. We can reduce this hazard with annual inspections and emergency repair.

    Ignitor replacement

    A faulty ignitor means no heat. In the cold winters of Staten Island, NY, that’s not a good thing. Call our heating, air conditioning, and plumbing service experts to get your heating system back online fast.

    National Grid violations

    A National Grid technician may have written a red tag for your boiler if something isn’t up to code in the system. In New York, it’s the homeowner’s responsibility to get the appliance fixed and updated, so call us right away to get emergency service and have your gas turned back on.

    Replace corroded flue pipe

    The flue pipe transfers exhaust and vapor from the boiler to the outside. However, corrosion can weaken the joints and cause carbon monoxide to leak into your home. If you see any signs of rust or corrosion on your flue pipe, call us for boiler services right away.

    Warm air furnace repair and replacement

    Instead of heating water, a warm air furnace heats the air directly. A faulty unit can leak combustion gasses back into the house, and that’s not good. We can inspect and repair your furnace to make sure it’s working properly.

    Hot water boiler repair and replacement

    Your hot water boiler has complex parts to regulate the flow of water in your home, including a water pump, pressure regulator, and expansion tank. Contact us to have an experienced plumber on Staten Island inspect your boiler and keep it running like new.

    Steam boiler repair and replacement

    A steam boiler is a closed system, but it can still have leaks at pipe valves or blockages from poor water quality. These may cause your steam boiler to shut off. If it does, don’t try to restart it on your own. Contact us for emergency repair from an experienced plumber in Staten Island, NY.

    Electrical troubleshooting

    From the thermostat to the thermocouple, boilers have many electrical parts that can cause an issue. If you don’t know what’s wrong with your boiler, we’ll inspect its electrical components and find the source of the problem.

    Emergency boiler repair

    A faulty boiler doesn’t just mean no heat, it can pose a health hazard. Call us any time of day for 24/7 emergency boiler services from experienced plumbers on Staten Island.

    Happy Customers in Staten Island, NY

    I am hooked on this company. They arrived quickly. They found the problem quickly. They had the part on the truck. They fixed my boiler within 25 minutes and they were very polite and respectful.

    5.0 rating March 25, 2020 from Andrew

    The two gentlemen who came to my home, Anthony and Robert, were really professional. They took notice of every detail of my boiler. If I ever have a problem again, I would not hesitate to call this company.

    5.0 rating February 18, 2020 from Patrina

    I had a block in my radiator line that was affecting a few radiators. Jay drained the boiler and flushed the lines and replaced a few air vents. He really knows his stuff! All of that and the price was right on point. This company is fantastic!

    5.0 rating March 16, 2019 from Thomas

    Get reliable boiler repairs done fast in Staten Island, NY

    You shouldn’t have to go without a functioning hot water and heating system. Call Staten Island Plumbing for quick service for any make and model of boiler.