Gas Fireplaces & Heaters

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A baseboard heater on a wood floor.
How to Install a Baseboard Heater Cover

It only takes six steps to update the look of your baseboard heater.

A fireplace with fake, ceramic logs on display.
Electric vs. Gas vs. Wood Fireplaces: the Heat Is On

A fireplace can add value and aesthetic to your home.

A lit fireplace.
Troubleshooting Basic Problems of Gas Fireplaces

There are some basic gas fireplace issues that you can repair on your own without too much trouble.

A modern living room with a large gas fireplace.
How to Choose an Efficient and Safe Gas Fireplace

Learn about your options so you can choose the best modern take on this ancient appliance.

A patio.
Patio Heater Repair: Tips and Mistakes to Avoid

Do not make these three mistakes.

A thermostat.
How to Install a Baseboard Heater Thermostat

The baseboard heater thermostat regulates the temperature.

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Benefits of a Using Ceramic Heater

A ceramic heater offers a number of advantages over other types of heaters.

A natural gas fireplace.
How to Install a Natural Gas Fireplace

A natural gas fireplace is great for cold days.

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Gas Furnace Troubleshooting

What's the issue with the heater?

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Natural Gas Furnace Benefits

If you are considering the different options, you should strongly consider a natural gas furnace.

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How to Fire Proof the Walls around an Electric Fireplace

A fireback is the solution protection you're looking for.

outdoor gas log fireplace
How to Build an Outdoor Gas Log Fireplace

Make your patio a comfy gathering place all year long.

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4 Common Gas Furnace Problems

Gas furnace problems are a hindrance to the efficiency of your heater.

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Changing Thermocouple On A Fireplace

If your gas fire isn't working properly and goes out, you probably need to change the thermocouple.

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Vented vs Ventless Gas Fireplace Logs

Check out the pros and cons of these two types.

fireplace insert surrounded by a stone and wood mantle.
Gas Log Fireplace Insert Maintenance

Keep your fire burning efficiently for a long time.

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How to Figure out What Size Flue Pipe Your Furnace Needs

What size flue pipe does your new furnace need?

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How often should a gas fireplace thermocouple be replaced?

If you notice that your gas fireplace suddenly goes off and does not come back on, it could indicate

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5 Common Safety Issues Associated With Ventless Gas Fireplaces

Ventless gas fireplaces are heating devices that use natural gas or propane to heat air in a home.

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Repairing a Natural Gas Line to a BBQ

Connecting your BBQ grill directly to your home's gas line will stop constant bottle refilling.

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What Is a Natural Gas Regulator?

A natural gas regulator receives external gas from a line under very high pressure and lowers it.

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How to Connect a Heat Reclaimer to Your Stove Pipe

A heat reclaimer is a great additional resource to add to your stove pipe.

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How to Build an Insulated Stove Pipe

When someone mentions a stove pipe, most people flash to images of Abraham Lincoln.

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15 Advantages of a Natural Gas Fireplace

Get the rustic appeal of open flame with easy maintenance.

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How to Install a Replacement Thermostat on an Electric Fireplace

Replace the thermostat on an electric fireplace for economic reasons.

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How to Replace Fireplace Louvers

Louvers are slots that see to the ventilation of your fireplace.

electric fireplace in modern minimalist living room
How to Convert a Gas Log Insert into an Electric Fireplace

They can be more efficient, depending on your power source.

A close-up of logs burning in a fireplace.
Buying Gas Logs

So many options! Here's how to choose.

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Boiler Aquastat Control

The boiler aquastat control device is used to regulate the temperature of water in your boiler.

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Finding Older Gas Furnace Parts

There are a number of ways in which you can find gas furnace parts.

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How to Repair a Natural Gas Space Heater

One great way to warm up your home during cold weather is through a natural gas space heater.

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How to Install a Barometric Damper

A barometric damper regulates the draft through a fuel-burning device such as furnaces, and boilers.

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How to Install Propane Gas Logs

Propane gas logs help to create the heat and atmosphere of a fire in a fireplace.

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How to Install a Flue Pipe in a Furnace

If you purchase a gas or wood burning furnace for your home, you need to know how to install a flue.

A boiler.
Gas vs Electric Hot Water Boiler Systems

Which one is better for you?

A man works on a furnace.
Types of Home Heating

Heating your home can be tricky without the right heating system.

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Troubleshooting Halogen Heaters

Halogen heaters work by providing heat in a room or area using radiation technology.

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Why is my fireplace blower blowing out cold air instead of hot air?

A fireplace blower could be blowing out cold air instead of hot air due to a problem with the heater.

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Installing a Direct Vent Gas Fireplace Insert

There are various types of fireplace inserts that depend on the features and types of fuel being used,

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6 Halogen Heater Safety Tips

Halogen heaters have dangers to look out for.

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How to Manually Reset a Ceramic Heater

A ceramic heater is among the most common of domestic heating appliances.

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Can You Leave an Electric Fireplace on Overnight?

There is no problem with leaving an electric fireplace on all night.

A propane fireplace.
How Does a Propane Fireplace Work?

Propane fireplaces are becoming more popular.

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Baseboard Heater vs Electric Fireplace

Heating your home comes with many options. Baseboard heaters and electric fireplaces are two choices.