Home Heating Systems

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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.

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.

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.