Rental Inspections

Ryan Plumbing and Heating’s licensed inspectors service all brands of steam and hot water boilers. Our professional technicians will first come to your home or business to perform a licensed boiler inspection. Our inspectors will diagnose and assess the problem. We can quickly repair your boiler and have your life back to normal in no time! Ryan Plumbing’s five generations has been serving the Twin Cities since 1951.
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Your furnace or boiler heating system is no different than your expensive car. Your gas furnace, your oil furnace, your heat pump, and residential heating systems all require regular inspections to get the most performance and longest life from your system.

27-Point Oil Burner Inspection List:

• Check over-all condition of furnace or boiler
• Clean heat exchanger
• Remove and clean flue pipe and base of chimney
• Reinstall flue pipe and seal joint at thimble
• Seal any clean-out doors
• Service oil burner
• Replace nozzle
• Inspect end cone
• Clean and inspect electrodes for cracks and wear
• Replace oil filter and gasket; oil gasket with lubricating oil
• Clean and replace fuel pump strainer and gasket (if applicable)
• Clean and inspect cad cell
• Check all wiring and tighten all connections
• Oil motor
• Clean oil burner fan
• Start up burner and check operation
• Check pump pressure and vacuum readings
• Check safety controls, limits, etc
• Perform combustion efficiency test
• Check draft overfire and in breech
• Do smoke test and adjust for a clean fire
• Recheck draft overfire if air band adjustment was made
• Check CO2 overfire and in breech
• Clean up furnace and surrounding area
• Take stack and net stack temperatures
• For boiler systems, check all pumps, valves, and controls for correct function
• Check fuel level in oil tank and advise customer if low

Furnace/Boiler Safety Check

Visual Inspection:

• Inspect chimney and flue pipe for proper draft condition
• Inspect condition of venting/vent connections
• Inspect condition of controls and burners; clean as needed
• Inspect filter and advise customer of proper cleaning or replacement
• Check heat exchanger for carbon or cracks
• Check condition of blower motor, wheel and belt
• Check water level on boilers; adjust to proper levels as needed

Operational Inspection:

• Ensure thermostat starts/shuts down unit properly
• Check for proper operation of belts, blowers, motors, and switches; oil, adjust and clean as needed
• Check for proper ignition, pilot light and proper burning of main burners; clean or adjust as needed