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.

Testing If Your Boiler Gauge is Stuck

A boiler is one of the most important installations in your home. It will regulate supplies of hot water

Replacing a Boiler Circulator Pump: What to Do After

If you have the need to replace a boiler circulator pump, you will find that this particular project

Hydronic Baseboard Heater Sizing

A hydronic baseboard heater is a special type of heater which makes use of liquid such as water to control

How to Install a Damper on a Wood Stove

Increase the efficiency of your wood stove with a damper.

How to Replace Your Thermostat

Replace your old, inefficient thermostat and upgrade your HVAC in seven steps.

How to Attach Wiring of Your Heater Thermostat to Your Furnace

Learning how to wire your heater thermostat to your furnace will help you save on professional electrician

How to Troubleshoot Problems with Your Digital Thermostat

A malfunctioning digital thermostat can mess with your heating and cooling system, so it’s important to diagnose and fix problems right away.

How to Install a Wireless Thermostat

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

How to Adjust the Temperature Range on Your Furnace Thermostat

If you are wondering how to adjust the temperature range on your furnace thermostat, here you will find some easy steps to set it to the level you desire.

How and Where To Install A Remote Thermostat

You'll need access to the heating element's power source.

How to Install an Electric Furnace

Installing an electric furnace is not a job just for everybody, and especially if you want a complex duct system to heat up multiple rooms, calling qualified personnel is highly advised.

How to Change Valves on Hot Water Radiators

Making sure your valves function is a safety precaution.

Wiring a Furnace Thermostat

Thermostat wiring is a relatively easy job.

How to Replace a Steam Radiator Air Vent

The cost will depend on your replacement model.

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 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.

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.