We have several quotes to replace a (40 yr old?) boiler.
The 2 we are considering are the only ones who pointed out that our chimney may need to be steel lined - I have a call in now to a Chimney specialist. Our Queen Anne house was built in 1886. I seriously doubt that lining was ever done, but don't know how to check myself. At this age, the mortar could be shot & fumes leaking?
One man is quoting a Buderis boiler. The second a Weil-McLane, for more than $ more. (I don't have the second quote in writing, yet) New "everything" connected, but not with hot water heater - we have separate unit. Both quoting cast iron units.
How do these boilers compare, in general, since I do not have info on specific models?
What am I not asking these contractors?
Thank you for your assistance