Oil & Gas Heating Furnaces

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Boiler vs Water Heater

Many homeowners mistakenly assume both a boiler and water heater perform the same function.

How to Detect Leaking Furnace Gas Valves

Think you have a furnace gas leak? Confirm your suspicions with these 7 tests.

Annual Furnace Tune-up and Maintenance

Winter is always just over the horizon, so tune-up your furnace and watch your heating bills go down.

How to Replace Your Wall Furnace

You'll replace it every few years.

How to Convert a Furnace Blower Fan Into a Stand Alone Fan

A blower fan can be used to make a stand-alone fan.

Advantages of a Wood/Oil Furnace Combination

Keep the heat on, with options.

How to Replace a Furnace Flame Sensor

Without one, your furnace might stop working.

4 Reasons for Water Leakage Around a Boiler

Determine if your leaky boiler is a time bomb or a quick fix

How to Find the Pilot Light on a Water Heater

The pilot light is crucial to the units function.

Replacing the Belt On a Furnace Blower

Replacing the belt on a furnace blower is easy.

How to Fix a Noisy Furnace Power Vent

The noise is an indicator your furnace needs your attention.

What Is an Oil Furnace Pump Strainer?

Include the furnace pump strainer in your maintenance list.

How Does a Pilot Light Work?

You might need to relight it.

How to Clean a Furnace Flame Sensor

This is a critical feature for safety and performance.

Choosing the Right Size Boiler for Your Home

Boilers determine heat efficiency.

How to Clean Boiler Tubes

A well-maintained boiler is a great way to heat your home.

Repair Simple Problems With Forced Air Electric Furnace

These steps can help you quickly resolve minor issues.

How to Change a Forced-Air Furnace Filter

Lower your energy costs, maintain your HVAC and protect your health, in 1 step.

Heating Systems Q and A #2

Q. We have three heating zones. In one of the zones upstairs, the heat is staying at 71-72 and won't

Heating Systems Q and A #1

Q. Is it okay for baseboard heating to loop completely around the upstairs of a cape? For instance; Instead

Advantages of Using a Direct Drive Furnace Blower

Your furnace blower is what forces air through the furnace and then through your house via the heating

How to Adjust Blower Belt Tension on a Forced Air Furnace

You have a forced air furnace in your house. Every time it starts up it squeals badly. You know that

Four Forced Air Furnace Cleaning Tips

Keeping your forced air furnace clean is the best way to make sure it operates at peak efficiency. Cleaning

Cast Iron Boiler Systems

A cast iron boiler is the an excellent option for a replacement boiler because it is easily installed.

How to Install a Natural Gas Wall Heater

A gas wall heater will keep your home or office toasty.

How to Install a Propane Wall Heater

A propane wall heater is a low cost option you can install.

Oil Furnace Parts: How to Clean an Oil Furnace Nozzle

It is important that you keep your oil furnace parts clean so that your furnace will be able to last

How to Light a Gas Furnace Pilot Light

When your pilot light goes out, don't panic. Just turn it back on with these tips.

How to Vent a Gas Furnace

Here's some quick advice on venting your furnace properly.

How to Replace a Gas Furnace Vent Pipe

Nobody wants to breathe in toxic gases.

How to Fix a Broken Gas Furnace Ignitor

Most furnaces fail to operate when the gas furnace ignitor is broken. A gas furnace ignitor is what lights

How to Attach a Vent Pipe to an Oil Furnace

When it comes to your oil furnace, it is absolutely crucial for it to have a vent pipe. If there is no

How to Clean an Oil Furnace

Gritty oil in your furnace can damage your system.

How to Replace a Furnace Fan

Skip the repairman and replace your furnace fan yourself.

How to Install a Furnace Blower Motor Capacitator

If your furnace blower motor appears to have stopped working, try turning the fan by hand. If it works,

Gas Boiler Installation

A gas boiler installation is a complex procedure and many states require you to be licensed or certified

How to Set a Boiler Timer

Almost any boiler uses an electronic or mechanical control panel to set the timer. The timer will automatically

How to Replace a Boiler Zone Valve

Boiler zone valves are used as a way of separating different zones in the heating system. This makes

Boiler Leaking Oil: What to Do

An efficient boiler adds to the comfort of our daily living experience. It performs an essential water

Understanding How Your Home Furnace Works

The furnace is a central component with primary components.

Tips for Properly Wiring Your Furnace Blower

Wire your furnace blower without any professional help.

How to Install a Gas Shut Off Valve in a Gas Furnace

If your furnace won't light, the thermocouple might be bad.