Home Heating Systems

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Pros & Cons of Pellet Stoves

They're easy to use, though wood stoves burn a bit cheaper.

How to Winterize Your Central Heating and Water Systems

Stay ahead of the game with these checks that will keep your home warm this winter.

12 In-a-Pinch Heating Hacks

From using area rugs to reversing the fan, here's some tips for keeping warm without the heater!

5 Common Problems With Heating Systems (And How to Fix Them)

From cold air to a burning smell, we troubleshoot a few common heating problems here.

How to Slash Your Heating Costs

Don’t end up bogged down by your heating bill this winter.

Wall Radiant Heat vs. Floor Radiant Heat

Radiant heat can extend your existing heating system.

How Do Hot Water Baseboard Heaters Work?

Baseboard hot water heaters are a ductless heating option.

3 Keys for Maintaining a Steam Boiler

Steam boilers are an effective heating solution.

Planning a Hydronic Heating System for Your Home

The hydronic heating system uses hot water for heat.

How to Install Forced Air Heating

Follow these steps to install forced hair heating.

Heating Systems Explained

Home heating systems can range from very simple to complex.

How to Adjust Hot Water Tank Temperature

The right temperature makes everyone more comfortable.

Troubleshooting Your Baseboard Heater Thermostat

During cold months, the baseboard heater thermostat matters.

Water Heater Troubleshooting- High Pitched Sound

Pressure or build up are two options for the high-pitched sound coming from the water heater.

How to Correctly Apply Boiler Antifreeze

Freezing water in pipes is always a bad thing.

How to Install a Damper on a Wood Stove

Increase the efficiency of your wood stove with a damper.

How to Remove and Replace Broken Radiator Valves

The radiator valves plays an essential role.

How to Install a Gas Central Heating System

Before you start, map out your duct work.

Draining a Central Heating System

Draining central heating system water can be important.

How to Fix Common Central Heating Pump Problems

A central heating pump is a very valuable appliance.

Troubleshooting an Infrared Space Heater

You do not need to be a heating expert.

Troubleshooting Oil Boilers

Here's your troubleshooting guide.

Pros and Cons of an Electric Wall Heater

It cut down on your gas use, but it's not without issues.

Ceramic Heater Safety: Advantages of Ceramic Heaters

These heaters are compact and available in many varieties.

Home Heating Info for Do-It-Yourselfers

Heating and cooling your home uses more energy and drains more energy dollars than any other system in your home.

How to Install a Wireless Thermostat

A wireless thermostat will allow you to control your thermostat remotely.

What Is the Best Combi Boiler?

Deciding whether a combi, or combination, boiler is right for you requires considering many aspects of the design.

The Outdoor Wood Furnace: New Thoughts on Keeping Warm

An outdoor wood furnace is relatively easy to build, reduces your heating costs, and eliminates reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels.

How to Remove a Hot Water Baseboard Heater

A hot water baseboard heater is an inefficient way to heat your home.

Why the Boiler Pilot Light Keeps Going Out

If you find that your boiler pilot light keeps going out and will not stay on, there are several things you can check when troubleshooting the problem.

How to Drain a Gas Boiler

Draining a boiler clears accumulated sediment.

How to Repair an Electric Heater that Won't Turn Off

In many cases maintenance is all that is needed.

Hydronic Heaters vs Electric Baseboard Heaters

Electric and hydronic heaters both provide heat to a space, but they are engineered differently, offering different pros and cons.

How to Operate and Adjust Heat on a Steam Radiator

Before winter hits, ensure your radiator is heating properly.

Troubleshooting an Electric Wall Heater

In areas where cold weather is experienced, the installation of an electric wall heater is a good option, but you'll want to know how to keep it working at prime capacity.

Troubleshooting Electric Heaters Emitting Smoke or Odor

There are a number of things that can cause electric heaters to smoke or emit strange odors.

How do Ceramic Heaters Work?

Fans and thermostats inside the ceramic heater prevent it from overheating.

10 Hacks to Save on Heating Costs

There are things you can do to reduce your monthly bill without breaking the bank

Troubleshooting a Circulator Pump

A heating circulator pump is used to remove hot water from the boiler.

Solar Heating Tips for Do-It-Yourselfers

Using the sun to heat your home and water through passive solar design can be both environmentally friendly and cost effective.

How to Choose a Heating System

Here are 7 options for keeping your home cozy and warm in the cool months.

Uneven Heating and Cooling Troubleshooting for Two-Story Homes

Regulate your home's temperature better with these tips.

Programmable and Automatic Thermostats

What you need to know about programmable and automatic thermostats.