It’s funny, I went through a few local contractors and they all claimed that my boiler system couldn’t be repaired because it was too old and that there were no replacement parts available for it.
Well, I finally spoke to some buddies and they said they knew somebody who would probably be able to do the job.
The guy ran his own HVAC business and he also owned a massive junkyard where he collected all sorts of old HVAC parts that were considered valuable. I had the guy come out to my house to look over my boiler system. He said he dealt with older systems like this all the time and he could repair it for a reasonable cost. He worked on it for a few hours with the parts that he picked up from his junkyard, and before I knew it he was testing the boiler system and it was working just fine! He said that the boiler would last me another 20 years because they work that good. He also let me know that he used a similar boiler system at his HVAC shop because he appreciates how well these older systems run. They are truly made to last and he wished they would make them how they used to. He reminded me to call him up with regular maintenance as needed, preferably before the winter seasons. I was really thankful to this guy for giving me such a good deal and actually repairing my HVAC when nobody else seemed to be able to do the job.