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 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 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

4 Steps to Change an Oil Furnace Thermostat

Start by tripping the breaker that supplies power.

Gas Boiler Replacement

Needed when your existing gas boiler has reached the end.

How to Change a Furnace Filter

It is important to change your furnace filter every 6 months to a year. After several months of running often, the furnace filter will become caked with dirt.

How To Properly Oil A Furnace Blower Motor

The furnace blower motor comes equipped with fans. If these fans become dirty or lacks lubrication, it

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 Install a Propane Wall Heater

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

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.

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.