Starting a coal stove is nothing like starting a wood or pellet stove fire. Not even close. In this article, I explain one method that has worked for me and two methods that haven't worked.
Video and step-by-step guide to fixing your home's heating system. See if you can solve your own furnace trouble.
What does a flame sensor do? How can I clean a flame sensor? A dirty flame sensor can cause furnace problems, including a furnace that won't stay on. This simple repair tip could save you $100-$150.
Having a wood stove in the home has so many benefits. From lowering the electric bill to releasing stress, the wood stove should be an important consideration when considering the type of heating you would like to use for your home.
Understand the proper working order of a furnace, so that you can pinpoint problems and repair them, or know what to tell the people who will. Understand what all those parts in your furnace are for.
If you wake up in a blizzard and find yourself without heat as I did this morning, there are a few things that you might want to try before you give up and call for repair. Even if you can't fix the problem yourself, you may be able to determine at least some information about what is causing the malfunction and that information can sometimes be very useful to the people who will ultimately come to fix it.
These are step by step instructions to figure out how much money you spend on heating, how much is wasted, and how much a new furnace can save on your gas bill. You'll feel more confident about choosing your new furnace and knowing what to expect from it.
This article provides details on everything you want to know about your furnace's pressure switch. See how it works and determine if it's your problem as well as why it's there and how to find the correct replacement.
There is "To be or not to be". There is "Wherefore art thou Romeo". Then there is "How often should I replace my furnace's air filter?" While I'm not sure where Romeo is or if one should be or not, I can help with the answer to the latter.
Is your furnace fan running but there is no heat? Learn what a limit switch is, where it is and how to replace it. Simple to follow instructions.
One of the simplest problems to diagnose and fix is the hot surface ignitor (or igniter). Learn how to do that here.
Does your furnace make more noise than you care to hear? This hub will help diagnose noises common to residential furnaces. The problems are often simple and cheap to fix.
Some of the many important signs that homeowners should know if their heat pump must be checked out by an air conditioning service professional.
That flashing light on your furnace is trying to help. This Hub will help you understand what it's saying.
Cleaning your furnace fan thoroughly may not be as hard as you think. The dirt in it however may be much more than you think. See step by step, how to access, clean and re-install your blower motor and squirrel cage.