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 Repair Simple Problems With Forced Air Electric Furnace

If your forced air electric furnace is not functioning properly, follow these steps to quickly fix minor service issues.

Cleaning Your Wall Furnace

Learning how to clean a wall furnace can keep it working.

Choosing the Correct Type of Oil Furnace Fuel

Today, there are more options than ever.

How to Diagnose Different Boiler Leaks

Having a leak in your boiler can be a major inconvenience.

Boiler Water Quality Recommendations

A boiler is a furnace that transfers heat via hot water.

How to Clear an Oil Furnace Fuel Line

Goopy oil in the lines can cause big problems in a furnace.

Oil Furnace Repair: Troubleshooting Common Problems

Some oil furnace repairs can be done by a DIY homeowner.

How to Shut off a Gas Line

When patching a gas leak, shut down the system.

Avoid Oil Furnace Repair: Oil Furnace Maintenance Tips

Oil furnace repair can be minimized with proper maintenance.

Wiring a Humidifier to a Furnace Blower

A furnace blower gets rid of the moisture.

How to Unclog a Furnace Vacuum Tube

There are a couple tricks you can try.

How to Fix Rising Boiler Pressure

Be sure that the water tank has adequate water and the pressure settings are correct.

What Paint to Use for Boilers

Only certain types of paint are safe.

How to Prime an Oil Furnace

Do not allow your furnace to become completely depleted.

Boiler Drum Level Control

The boiler drum level control limits boiler steam levels.

How Does a Gas Furnace Thermocouple Work?

A gas furnace thermocouple is a solenoid valve.

How to Wire a Furnace Thermostat

Read this brief and comprehensive guide.

How to Replace a Gas Furnace Vent Pipe

Nobody wants to breathe in toxic gases.

How to Install a Propane Wall Heater

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

How to Replace a Furnace Fan

Skip the repairman and replace your furnace fan yourself.

How to Replace a Gas Furnace Ignitor

Replacing the ignitor in a gas furnace is an easy DIY task.

How to Install a Natural Gas Wall Heater

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

How to Clean an Oil Furnace

Gritty oil in your furnace can damage your system.

Installing a New Furnace

This one will require some professional assistance.

How to Install a Furnace Blower Motor

Installing a furnace blower motor is not an easy task.

How to Fix a Cracked Furnace Heat Exchanger

Through this crack, combustion fumes can escape from the exchanger.

How to Replace the Gas Control Valve on Your Furnace

Proper maintenance allows efficient use of energy.

How to Clean Your Gas Furnace Vent Lines

Gas furnaces can accumulate a significant amount of dirt.

Cleaning a Furnace Flame Sensor

Cleaning the furnace flame sensor should be a regular part of your maintenance schedule.

How to Cap off a Gas Line

Start by measuring the pipe.

Adjusting Furnace Fan Speed

If you know what you are doing, it is very simple to adjust the speed of your furnace fan.

What to Do When a Furnace Blower Won't Turn Off

Every forced hot air furnace has a furnace blower that makes air circulation possible.

How to Bleed a Gas Line

Bleeding a gas line indoors can be hazardous.

How to Troubleshoot Gas Control Valve Solenoids

It is important for everyone to know how to troubleshoot gas control valve solenoids in their homes.

Boiler Heat vs Forced Air Heat

Boilers are efficient heating systems with many advantages.

What a Boiler Kettling Noise Means

Those pings and bangs from your boiler are sending you a message.

How to Light the Pilot in an Electric Furnace

Although today’s standard electric furnace uses a hot surface ignition, older models often use an intermittent pilot to ignite heat.

Why Your Boiler Keeps Locking Out

As your hot water system ages, you may find that it begins to develop problems.

Furnace Upkeep Tips

Remember to inspect electrical components and replace your filter.