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I would like to convert my water heater and boiler system to natural gas

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If you are using LP, you will have to change the orfices and spring in the gas valve. The problem is, if the boiler is over 5yrs. old you will have a real hard time finding these parts. You could
probably change the gas valve, but probably no luck on the
burner orfices.

With the Water heater, it is probably cheaper to replace the water heater.

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Hi Jurgie,
I'm Harvey, the Master Plumber,
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I need to get the make and model of your specific boiler to give you an accurate answer!
Waiting for your response.
Harvey, your Master Plumber.





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