Oil & Gas Heating Furnaces

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Oil Furnace Repair: Furnace Humidifier Troubleshooting

Conducting an oil furnace repair can seem like a daunting prospect for an amateur, but before you call

Oil Furnace Repair: Furnace Motor Troubleshooting

Oil Furnace Repair is a common type of repair that a home owner who has oil heat may encounter at one

Boiler Efficiency Calculation

When choosing a boiler it's very important to look at and carefully consider the boiler efficiency calculation.

Steam Boiler Efficiency

Steam boiler efficiency is a concern of owners who use hydronic boilers. Simply put, it is how well the

How to Install Boiler Spark Plugs

Most gas boiler furnaces use an electronic ignition system. There are 2 different types of electronic

Residential Boiler Controls

A residential boiler is the device that the majority of homes use to heat hot water and radiators. Residential

Types of Boilers

The types of boilers that people use to heat their homes can vary. Those who utilize boilers for heat

Water Tube Boiler Operation

A water tube boiler is able to operate at higher pressures than other systems, which makes it an attractive

How to Apply Boiler Sealer Properly

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

How to Install a Boiler Vent Damper

You can improve the efficiency of your boiler by installing an in-line vent damper. These are used to

Y-Plan Wiring a Boiler System

Y-Plan boiler systems are designed to control the flow of hot water. Hot water can either be delivered

How to Troubleshoot Boiler Zone Control

Boiler zone control is used to direct hot water around certain parts of your home. This is a very common

Troubleshooting Boiler Control Wiring

The wiring of a boiler is essential to its good running and long life. Boilers need wiring which serves

How to Recover Water from Boiler Flue Gas

When running a boiler some of the heat produced by the system is lost when gases escape into the flue.

The Water Boiler Start Up Procedure

A boiler is responsible for heating hot water and whole homes. When troubleshooting your boiler, it is

The Optimum Boiler Temperature

Running your boiler at an efficient temperature can help you save money as well as energy. Read on to

What to Do with a Cracked Boiler Sight Glass

The traditional boiler will often feature something called a sight glass, which is designed to allow

Telling if your Boiler Has Low Pressure

Maintaining a boiler is the key to keeping the hot water system functioning properly, and if you are

Low Pressure Boiler Water Treatment

Maintaining a low-pressure boiler can help to cut the costs of a professional boiler engineer, and one

How to Install Boiler Insulation

Boiler insulation can be installed following the steps outlined in this how-to article. The process of

How to Calculate Boiler Insulation Thickness

Putting insulation around your boiler is a great way to ensure that heat produced during the boiling

How to Prolong your Boiler's Life Expectancy

Installing a boiler can be a very expensive process, and it is no wonder that many people are reluctant

Using a Boiler Jacket as Insulation

There two purposes for a water boiler are to heat the home and to heat water. There is a serious problem

Boiler Sequence Control Benefits

A sequence control device for a boiler has a number of benefits over the more traditional style which

What a Boiler Guard Does

The idea of a fire guard is familiar to most people, but a boiler guard is a different matter entirely.

Knowing the Gas Boiler Regulations

When buying a gas boiler for the last first time, it is important to learn the rules and regulations

How a Combination Boiler Works

There are several different types of boilers available to heat your home and provide hot water. The combination

Combi Boiler Pours Lukewarm Water from Taps

Using a combi (or combination) boiler is one of the best ways to ensure that a good supply of hot water,

Clean and Maintain a Furnace Exhaust Vent

A furnace exhaust vent is something that has to be cleaned and maintained to keep it working properly.

How to Tighten a Furnace Fan Belt

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

Should a Furnace Fan Run Continuously?

A furnace fan, being the main component of a furnace, moves heated air to where there is a need, and

Gas vs Electric Furnace: Pros and Cons

The electric furnace is a popular heating facility in many homes. Some homeowners, however, prefer to

Replacing a Furnace Blower Motor

Replacing a furnace blower motor is a task that many would not want to take up, believing it is a job

How to Build a Gas Furnace Blower

If you have looked over your gas furnace blower and decided that it's time for a new one, you can do

How to Install Furnace Blower Bearings

If you have an aging furnace or heat source, the furnace blower may eventually start to fail, often

Replacing Furnace Blower Bearings

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

Tips For Increasing Furnace Blower Motor Speed

Many furnace blower motors are designed for a fixed speed during a heating operation, but this does not

How to Install a Safety Switch on a Furnace Door

Installing a safety switch on a furnace door is just so easy to do. All you need are proper materials,

How to Tighten a Furnace Blower Motor

Furnace blower motor malfunctions can become costly if repaired by a professional. However, with a little

Is it ok to Keep a Furnace Blower Constantly Running?

A furnace blower is something that many people rarely think about. When it is doing its job, the house