Home Heating Systems

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How to Replace a Natural-Gas Furnace

Hiring a professional to replace or install a natural-gas furnace is expensive. Do it yourself, instead, with this article.

How to Install a Digital Programmable Thermostat

Update your HVAC, lower your bills, and increase your energy efficiency in five steps.

How to Save on Heating Costs With Insulation

With the proper general knowledge and steps, installing insulation to save on heating costs is simple.

Different Types Of Thermostats Explained

A thermostat doesn't just control the temperature; it indicates a working HVAC system. Make sure you know what type is in your home.

Central Heating System Blows Cold Air: What to Do?

If your central heating system is blowing out cold air, you'll have to follow these steps to repair it.

Build Your Own Solar Furnace

Try a green, alternative solution for warmth. Capture the heat of the sun with simple (and free) materials.

Are Ceramic Heaters Safe?

Ceramic heaters are energy-efficient and heat spaces quickly and thoroughly, but are they safe?

Electric Central Heating vs Gas Central Heating

If you're considering putting in a new central heating system, check out the pros and cons of electric versus gas.

How to Assess Your Furnace for Replacement

Early spring is the perfect time to assess your furnace's operation.

9 Pros and Cons of Using Hot Water Baseboard Heaters

Consider the benefits and drawbacks of installing a hot water baseboard heater before you commit.

5 Tips for Selecting a Basement Heater

There are a variety of heating choices for your basement, but which one is best depends on you.

Ceramic Heaters vs. Infrared Heaters

Which electric heater is the best for your space?

How to Install a Hybrid Water Heater

Installing a hybrid hot water heater may sound difficult, but is it really? The answer is just ten steps away!

8 Basement Heating Options to Consider

Basements are often naturally cool, but what if you need yours to be warm? Here are several heating options you can choose from.

Space Heaters and Carbon Monoxide

Stay warm and safe when a cold snap comes.

Could a Ductless Heating System Work for Your Home?

Energy bill rising while temperatures are dropping? There's a way to fix that! We share the pros and cons of this heating option.

Home Heating Options

Warm up your icebox of a house with one of these heating options.

Signs Your Furnace Is Getting Too Old

When our furnaces get older, they begin to show us signs that we can't ignore.

How to Select a Home Heating System

Choosing a home heating system is an important decision. Here's how to make it.

Check Off Your Fall Home Checklist

Take these 5 steps in the fall to get ready for winter.

Heat Saver: Preventative HVAC Care Tips

5 simple steps to keep you warm when it's cold.

Upgrade Your HVAC System to Lower Utility Bills

What to do if your heating and cooling bills are higher than they should be.

Heating Vents: Size and Room Placement

Heating vents can come in very handy when you want to maintain the temperature of your home without having

Pick a Heat Register that Functions Well while Looking Good

A heat register is put in place to cover the hole where the ductwork for the heat comes out. Registers

When to Use Floor Registers vs. Wall or Baseboard Registers

It is quite common to see a floor register in homes located in colder climates. In newer homes the floor

Switching to a Wireless Thermostat

A wireless thermostat allows you to control the temperature of your home from different rooms. Most wireless

Installing a Wall Furnace

If you want to supplement the heating within your home, you may consider installing a wall furnace. Gas

Adding an Auxiliary Fuel Tank to a Generator

Adding an auxiliary fuel tank to a generator may be necessary in the case when your current generator

The Proper Way To Calculate Home Heat Loss

If you are trying to determine heat loss in a home, you should have a basic understanding of heat measurement

Installing an Electric Heater

An electric heater is a great way to give your home supplementary heat. Installing a baseboard electric

Safely Install Home Heating Ducts

If your home does not have adequate home heating ducts, or you are planning to build an addition, you

How To Test The Thermometer In Your Thermostat

If you are not getting the heat you need, you should learn how to test the thermometer tin your thermostat.

How to Install a Heater Thermostat

Learning how to install a heater thermostat is essential to maintain the proper hot water temperature.

How To Replace Your Digital Thermostat

If your old thermostat is not working properly, knowing how to replace it with a digital thermostat will

How To Adjust Your Thermostat

For most of us, adjusting the thermostat means simply moving the sliding dial on the top or side. In

How to Adjust the Settings on Your Heater Thermostat

Experts recommend that you adjust your heater thermostat at least once a year. Dust and time can cause

What to Know Before Buying a Wireless Thermostat

A wireless thermostat has some limitations that could affect the way it works, or whether it will work

What Are the Advantages to Having a Room Thermostat

There are several advantages to having a room thermostat instead of a unit that controls the entire operation