Home Heating Systems

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Controlling Steam Radiator Distribution

The most common heating system in most apartments is the steam radiator. The good news is, steam radiators

Diagnosing Hissing Sounds from Steam Radiators

It’s a noise that’s familiar to almost everyone: the hissing, wheezing and burbling of the

2 Baseboard Heater Alternatives

A baseboard heater as an easy-to-install and relatively inexpensive heating option for your home, but

Troubleshooting an Electric Heater: Fan Doesn't Work

The one positive thing about having an electric heater’s fan not working is that you can focus

Troubleshooting Steam Heat Radiator Problems

It is time to troubleshoot steam heat radiator problems when you discover a puddle near the radiator,

Radiant Heat vs Furnace Heating

With so many home heating options, it is difficult to know which is better for your home: a radiant heat

Heat Transfer Properties of Radiant Heat in Concrete Floors

Radiant floor heating for concrete floors is efficient and cost-effective. There are 3 types of radiant

Why Your Boiler is Gurgling

Boilers are the main source of water heat in most homes.

Baseboard Heat vs Gas Heat

Baseboard models offer more control.

Adjusting the Pilot Light in a Central Heating System

As tiny as your central heating system pilot light is, its importance to the operation of the system

How to Install a Central Heating Thermostat

A central heating thermostat works to prevent your central heating system from working unnecessarily

How to Install a Hot Water Baseboard Heater

Learning to correctly install a hot water baseboard heater is a technical skill that requires a lot of

How to Remove a Hot Water Baseboard Heater

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

Cleaning a Hot Water Baseboard Heater

A dirty water baseboard heater will give off an unpleasant odor every time you turn it on. This is attributed

How to Install a Hot Water Expansion Tank

A hot water expansion tank is a very important part of a water heater. When water is heated it expands

How to Safely Relight a Gas-Boiler Pilot Light

Consider safety first when you relight your gas boiler.

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.

Installing an Electric Water Heater Timer

An easy and quick way to control water heating costs.

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 to Prepare Radiant Heat Subflooring

Radiant heat is a popular device in Europe.

4 Potential Dangers of Using a Natural Gas Furnace

It's the preferred choice for many homeowners.

Electric Furnace Sizing Guide

It is critical to size your electric furnace to your home.

Water Heater Troubleshooting - Leaking Tank

Typically the leak is coming from one of a few common areas.

How to Repair a Broken Furnace Shut Off Valve

A broken furnace shut off valve is a serious problem.

Heating and Cooling Your Home

There are many ways to tackle the costs of temp control.

Programmable and Automatic Thermostats

Understand programmable and automatic thermostats.

4 Common Electric Baseboard Heater Problems

Learn how to solve these simple problems yourself.

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.