Home Heating Systems

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Underfloor Heating: Thermostat Wiring

Installing underfloor heating is a great way of warming a room without wasting energy.

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Boiler Timer Control

Keep your temperature regulated with an easy gauge.

An electric wall heater.
Pros and Cons of an Electric Wall Heater

It cut down on your gas use, but it's not without issues.

A toe kick heater.
How to Install a Toe Kick Heater

A kickspace or toe kick heater is a compact heater.

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How to Replace an Electric Baseboard Heater Thermostat

The use of an electric baseboard heater thermostat makes it possible to cut down on energy costs.

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How to Protect Furniture from a Baseboard Heater

You may need to know how to protect furniture from a baseboard heater.

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The Proper Way To Calculate Home Heat Loss

To determine heat loss in a home, you should have a basic understanding of heat measurement.

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Build Your Own Solar Furnace

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

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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.

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Troubleshooting Electric Heaters that Won't Turn Off

In a situation where electric heaters won't shut off you are likely looking at electrical problems.

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5 Tips for Installing Central Heating Pipes

A central heating system can help to keep your home warm through the coldest winter.

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4 Radiant Floor Heating System Maintenance Tips

A radiant floor heating system provides direct heating to floors.

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How to Clear a Clogged Central Heating Pipe

Your central heating pipe can become clogged over time.

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8 Tips for Cleaning Your Electric Furnace

A clean, well-maintained electric furnace will last much longer and heat up your home more efficiently.

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What is a Zone Valve?

Zone valve is a type of valve that is used to regulate how much water flows through a heating system.

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How to Remove a Steam Radiator

When you need to remove a steam radiator, follow these steps.

Programmable thermostat.
Programmable and Automatic Thermostats

Understand programmable and automatic thermostats.

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Childproofing an Electric Baseboard Heater

Keep your children are safe from baseboard heater burns.

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Cleaning Heat Exchanger Tubes

A heat exchanger in your furnace or boiler heats either air or water that is used to heat your home.

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How to Repair a Home Thermostat

Is your home's heating or cooling system giving you headaches?

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10 Hacks to Save on Heating Costs

There are things you can do to reduce your monthly bill without breaking the bank.

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How to Replace a Baseboard Diffuser

A baseboard diffuser is used in homes which have their duct openings at the edges of floor.

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How to Replace a Steam Radiator Valve

Replacing a steam radiator valve is one of the least difficult problems.

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Replacing a Boiler Circulator Pump: What to Do After

To replace a boiler circulator pump, you will find that this project is not too difficult.

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How to Fix a Leaking Boiler Drain Valve

You will have to bleed it.

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Heating Systems Explained

Home heating systems can range from very simple to complex.

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Cove Heaters: Pros and Cons

Get the deats on the heat.

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Troubleshooting Steam Heating Boiler Problems

If a house has a boiler system with radiators that hiss as the heat comes on indicates a steam system.

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Troubleshooting Toe Kick Heater Problems

Toe Kick heaters are compact, simple machines which makes troubleshooting easier.

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How to Replace a Heat Exchanger

Using a boiler (or furnace) to heat your home will require the use of a heat exchanger.

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How to Clean a Natural Gas Furnace

It is important to change the air filter in a natural gas furnace, and to clean the furnace.

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4 Potential Dangers of Using a Natural Gas Furnace

It's the preferred choice for many homeowners.

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Hydronic Baseboard Heater Sizing

A hydronic baseboard heater is a type of heater which makes use of liquid such as water.

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Troubleshooting a Radiant Floor Heat System

A radiant floor heat system is a popular method used to heat homes and buildings.

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How to Calculate Boiler Capacity

The modern design of a boiler means that there are a wide variety on the market.

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How to Test an Electric Baseboard Heater

Over time, the resistive elements in your electric baseboard heater may fail.

A hydronic heating system.
Troubleshooting a Hydronic Heating System

Hydronic heating systems are energy efficient.

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How to Clear Blockages in Your Central Heating System

Your central heating system may have blockages that could require some clearing.

A wood stove.
How to Install a Damper on a Wood Stove

Increase the efficiency of your wood stove with a damper.

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Testing If Your Boiler Gauge is Stuck

A boiler is an important installation in your home.