Oil & Gas Heating Furnaces

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Troubleshooting a Noisy Forced Air Furnace

The forced air furnace system is the standard in home heating.

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5 Common Problems for a Forced Air Furnace

A forced air furnace is a common design for heating many homes.

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6 Advantages of Using a Forced Air Gas Furnace

A forced air gas furnace operates on propane or natural gas.

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How to Test a Gas Furnace Thermocouple

The gas furnace thermocouple is an essential part of the gas boiler.

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Cleaning Your Wall Furnace

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

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How Does a Furnace Blower Work?

This is a short guide for you to understand just how important the function of your furnace blower is.

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Tips For Increasing Furnace Blower Motor Speed

Many furnace blower motors are designed for a fixed speed during a heating operation.

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Gas vs Electric Furnace: Pros and Cons

The electric furnace is a popular heating facility in many homes.

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How to Tighten a Furnace Fan Belt

A furnace fan needs some maintenance work done every few months to keep it running smoothly.

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What to Do with a Cracked Boiler Sight Glass

The traditional boiler will often feature something called a sight glass.

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How to Fix a Noisy Furnace Power Vent

The noise is an indicator your furnace needs your attention.

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How to Clear an Oil Furnace Fuel Line

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

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Troubleshooting a Waste Oil Furnace

Troubleshooting your own waste oil furnace is a great way for you to be able to save money.

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Boiler Heat vs Forced Air Heat

Boilers are efficient heating systems with many advantages.

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Replacing the Belt On a Furnace Blower

Replacing the belt on a furnace blower is easy.

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How to Cap off a Gas Line

Start by measuring the pipe.

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How to Replace a Boiler Zone Valve

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

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How to Clean a Hot Surface Igniter

A hot surface igniter acts like light bulb filaments in that electrical currents pass into it.

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4 Common Problems with an Oil Furnace Nozzle

One thing that can wear out or even get clogged in your heating system is the oil furnace nozzle.

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Furnace Upkeep Tips

Remember to inspect electrical components and replace your filter.

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Cleaning a Furnace Flame Sensor

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

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How to Fix a Cracked Furnace Heat Exchanger

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

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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.

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How to Install a Furnace Blower Motor

Installing a furnace blower motor is not an easy task.

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How to Install a Natural Gas Wall Heater

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

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How to Fix a Broken Gas Furnace Ignitor

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

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How to Clean Your Gas Furnace Vent Lines

Gas furnaces can accumulate a significant amount of dirt.

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

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

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Replacing Furnace Blower Bearings

Furnace blower just like any electrical or mechanical devices wears out eventually.

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How to Light the Pilot in an Gas Furnace

Although today’s standard gas furnace uses a hot surface ignition, older models often use a pilot.

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How to Apply Boiler Sealer Properly

A leak or crack in your boiler can be fixed with a simple sealer solution.

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The Average Boiler Life Expectancy

How long can you expect your boiler to last?

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How to Bleed a Gas Line

Bleeding a gas line indoors can be hazardous.

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What a Boiler Kettling Noise Means

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

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3 Different Types of Gas Furnace Vent Pipes Explained

Three different venting types exist for gas furnaces and each has its own pros and cons.

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What to Do if a Gas Furnace Pilot Light Won't Stay Lit

A malfunctioning pilot light can be dangerous and cause problems.

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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.

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Troubleshooting a Furnace Blower Motor: Humming Sound

If even one component on your furnace motor is failing, it could take the whole motor down with it.

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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.

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What to Do When a Furnace Blower Fan Won't Start

A furnace blower fan is one of the main components in a hot air furnace or home heater system.