Home Heating Systems

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Planning a Hydronic Heating System for Your Home

The hydronic heating system uses hot water for heat.

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Bleeding Central Heating Systems Explained

Identify where the air is trapped and let it out.

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How to Install a Central Heating Thermostat

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

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How to Bleed a Central Heating System

Bleeding a central heating system may sound difficult for someone who has to fix the entire system.

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What Is the Best Combi Boiler?

Deciding whether a combination boiler is right for you requires considering many aspects.

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Radiant Heat Flooring Options

Its efficiency makes this approach increasingly popular.

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How to Install a Radiant Heating System in a Raised Access Floor

A radiant heating system is a type of underfloor heating system.

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How to Repair the Radiant Heat Floor System in a Raised Floor

Learning how to repair the radiant heat system in a raised floor will help to keep your home warm.

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Installing an Electric Water Heater Timer

An easy and quick way to control water heating costs.

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Adding an Auxiliary Fuel Tank to a Generator

Adding an auxiliary fuel tank to a generator may be necessary.

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Types of Home Heating Radiators

There are a total of six different types of home heating radiators.

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Home Heating with Anthracite Coal: Pros and Cons

Home heating with anthracite coal has benefits and drawbacks.

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6 Steps to Replacing a Steam Heat Radiator

Put safety first when tackling this DIY project.

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How to Test an Electric Water Heater's Heating Elements

Electric water heaters have two heating elements.

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Do Electric Hydronic Baseboard Heaters Help with Asthma?

Use the power of water to heat and reduce allergens.

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Are Electric Garage Heaters Safe around Gaseous Fumes?

Electric garage heaters are great additions to the garage. They help to warm the space.

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How to Correctly Apply Boiler Antifreeze

Freezing water in pipes is always a bad thing.

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How to Test Boiler Combustion Efficiency

The efficiency of the boiler in your home can be measured by checking the boiler combustion efficiency.

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Boiler Repair

Check your water levels to make sure you don't have a leak.

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How to Maintain Radiant Heat Boilers

Radiant heat boilers are often easy to use and care for.

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How to Pour Concrete Floor Radiant Heat

Cover the radiant heating properly to ensure insulation.

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How to Repair Baseboard Radiant Heat

Keep the heat on in your abode.

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Long-Term Effects of Radiant Heating on Furniture

Radiant heating can be an efficient and effective way of heating a room.

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What to Know When Buying a Thermostat

What is the best kind of thermostat and why?

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Maintaining a Baseboard Heater

Take safety and efficiency into consideration.

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Ceramic Heaters vs Electric Heaters: Pros and Cons

Electric heaters are affordable and flexible.

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9 Safety Tips for Living with a Floor Furnace

A floor furnace is a home heating system fueled by gas.

Badgir is the traditional Iranian cooling structure which in the past was built on the roof of huge water reservoirs in arid areas to catch and redirect the wind toward inside of the reservoir and make the drinking water cool.
The Efficiency of Ancient Passive Heating and Cooling Techniques

Green solutions to one of our most basic needs.

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How to Make a Baseboard Heater Cover

Making a baseboard heater cover can help make your room look more attractive.

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Thermostat Wiring for Independent Fan Control

Thermostat wiring can be intimidating, but it is fortunately more intuitive than most types of wiring.

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How to Inspect an Oil Tank Gauge

An oil tank gauge is fairly simple to inspect. The gauge is a measuring device.

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Installing and Using a Wall Panel Heater

A panel wall heater provides a more efficient heating system to the home or a room.

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Troubleshooting an Electric Heater: Fan Works but No Heat

No heat is no good. Test for problem solving.

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How to Replace a Steam Radiator Air Vent

The cost will depend on your replacement model.

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Troubleshooting Steam Heat Radiator Problems

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

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Radiant Ceiling Heat Pros and Cons

If you are considering installing radiant ceiling heat, there are a number of things to consider.

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How to Repair Toe Kick Heater Problems

A toe kick heater is an easy solution for providing heat in areas where space is limited.

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Oil Boiler vs Electric Boiler

An oil boiler or oil fired boiler is an appliance that uses oil to heat up water.

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Baseboard Heaters vs Space Heaters

Baseboard heaters or space heaters, there are some things to consider.

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How to Flush a Steam Boiler

In order to keep your steam boiler running at maximum efficiency, it is recommended that you flush it.