Home Heating Systems

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How to Bleed a Hot Water Boiler

Regularly bleeding your hot water boiler is an essential part of keeping the device in working order.

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Water Heater Troubleshooting- Yellow Flame

When it comes to water heater troubleshooting there are several things that you should keep in mind.

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How to Balance the Air Flow of Forced Air Heating

Forced air heating systems are very good for keeping a home warm. T

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How to Install a Heat Exchanger

If you use a boiler or furnace to heat your home, then the heat exchanger is the main component.

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Troubleshooting Common Problems with Your Gas Central Heating System

Knowing the problems that occur in your gas central heating system is very important.

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7 Different Types of Central Heating Systems Explained

Central heating systems are cheaper to run than any other systems.

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How to Test the Pressure of Your Sealed Central Heating System

Pressure can affect the system's performance.

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Knowing the Different Working Parts of Your Electric Furnace

An electric furnace has several different parts. While it is not recommended that you become familiar

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6 Tips for Wiring an Electric Furnace

Both gas and electric heat are popular in the country, but more are going for an electric furnace.

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How to Replace an Electric Furnace Filter

Like all home appliances an electric furnace filter requires maintenance.

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How to Add a Heat Pump to Your Electric Furnace

Adding a heat pump assures you hot air in the cold winters and refreshing cold air in summer.

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How to Install a Zone Valve in Your Heating System

Heating your home can be a chore in and of itself, adding a zone valve can help.

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Adjusting the Pilot Light in a Central Heating System

As tiny as your central heating system pilot light is, it is important to the system.

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Heating a Basement: Ceramic Heater vs Baseboard Heater

We all know that heating a basement is absolutely key, especially in the winter.

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How to Install Electric Baseboard Heaters in a Basement

Electric baseboard heaters do not employ any sort of motorized air circulation.

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How Steam Radiators Work

Steam radiators take steam from either a gas or electric furnace.

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4 Tips for Quieting a Noisy Steam Radiator

A steam radiator can bang and pound when water first enters it.

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How to Remove a Thermostatic Radiator Valve

It is not always easy to manage a radiators temperature with damaged thermostatic radiator valves.

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Heat Pump Thermostat Wiring

You may become confused when you need to hook up heat pump thermostat wiring.

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How to Wire a Replacement Electric Heat Thermostat

An electric heater thermostat is very helpful gadget that can help regulate the temperature.

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How Do Electric Hydronic Baseboard Heaters Work

The function of electric hydronic baseboard heaters is to provide heat to an individual room.

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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.

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How to Slash Your Heating Costs

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

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Boiler Flue Cleaning

Create a clean exit for combustion gases.

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How a Boiler Backflow Preventer Works

A boiler backflow preventer is designed to prevent the cross contamination of drinking water.

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How to Drain a Radiator Boiler

A radiator boiler is what heats the water in your system and will move it through your radiators.

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How to Perform a Boiler Blowdown

A boiler blowdown should be performed when the water shows sign of dirt or impurities.

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Boiler Installation

Boiler installation is a complex undertaking. It's something you can do yourself.

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How to Install a Programmable Thermostat for Electric Baseboard Heat

Improve heating efficiency with a programmable thermostat.

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How Does a Radiant Heat Boiler Work?

A radiant heat boiler is used for heating buildings during winters.

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Typical Hydronic Radiant Heat Life Span

Hydronic radiant heat is an energy-efficient and effective way of providing warm air in your home.

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6 Potential Problems when Installing a Raised Floor

You know the benefits, but consider the hazards.

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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.

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How to Bleed a Baseboard Radiator

You'll need a bucket and a key or screwdriver.

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How a Steam Heat System Works

A steam heat system is a house heating system that provides heat through steam.

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Troubleshooting Your Baseboard Heater Thermostat

During cold months, the baseboard heater thermostat matters.

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Steam Heating Systems: Pros and Cons

Steam heating systems are a heating alternative that homeowners may consider installing.

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Water Heater Troubleshooting- Not Producing Hot Water

Don't get in hot water over a minor repair.

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5 Tips for Cleaning Your Central Heating System

A central heating system, generally located in the garage or basement.