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  1. Furnace Humidifier not Working? Replace it

    If the humidifier on your furnace is not working, you can easily fix or replace it yourself. Simply follow our step-by-step photos and instructions.

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  1. Do It Yourself Furnace Maintenance Will Save A Repair Bill

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    Winter’s tough enough without your furnace dying or not putting out enough heat. And when it comes to furnaces , an ounce of prevention truly is worth a pound of cure. So here are some basic maintenance tasks that you can do to ensure that your natural gas or propane-fueled furnace stays running in ...

  2. Choosing Furnace Filters

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    More expensive (electrostatic) furnace filters capture smaller particles and need less changing than cheaper (pleated) and the cheapest (woven fiberglass) filters. If you have allergies, consider electrostatic filters.

  3. Simple Furnace Fixes

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    If your furnace quits or breaks down try these eight simple solutions before you call for service help. You can solve the problem and avoid a $200 service call.

  4. Do I Need a New Furnace ?

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    Before you sit down with an HVAC contractor to talk about your furnace , read up on what our pros and field editors think you need to know. Image Provided by Comstock

  5. 3 Easy Furnace Repairs

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    Keep your high-efficiency gas furnace running with these 3 easy furnace repairs (Bonus: 2 repairs that you should never attempt on your own).

  6. The Best Furnace Filters to Buy

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    A high-efficiency furnace filter can slow airflow too much, but low-efficiency filters don't filter dust very well. Get a better understanding of the issues and learn how to find the right filter for your furnace .

  7. How to Change a Furnace Filter

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    Check your furnace filter monthly and change it when it's dirty. You'll get better heating in the winter and air conditioning in summer. You'll save on your utility bills and extend the life of your furnace too.

  8. Fall Furnace Maintenance Guide

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    Keep your furnace running efficiently and safely and prevent the hassle of breakdowns with a few simple maintenance procedures. We'll walk you through a series of simple steps that will keep it in tiptop shape. The entire maintenance operation takes less than three hours and costs only a few dollars

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Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Bob Vila Radio: New Furnace

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    FromBobVila.com

    When it's time to replace your furnace , you might have to think faster than you'd like about this major purchase. Her...

  2. Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace ?

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    FromBobVila.com

    Baby, its cold outside—and the last thing you want to do is return home to a frosty house. The smart time to examine ...

  3. Furnace Troubleshooting - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    The next time your gas furnace stops pumping out the heat, use this handy checklist to do some furnace troubleshooting on your own—before calling in the pros.

  4. Gas vs. Oil: Which Furnace Is Better?

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    FromBobVila.com

    With temperatures dipping into the single digits here in the Northeast—and below 0° F in many other places—shivering ...

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Furnace Tune Up

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    For most of us, we never really give our furnaces much thought. As long as our homes are a comfortable temperature, we rarely venture down to the basement to see how it’s doing. When something goes wrong, then it’s a completely different story. Did you know that a regular tune up will help your furnace run more efficiently and save you money on your heating and cooling bills? Just like a car needs regular tune ups to ...

  2. Learn about Furnace Maintenance

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    Learn how a regular tune-up of your furnace can help your furnace run more efficiently and save you money on your heating and cooling bills.

  3. How to Clean a Furnace Filter

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    Keep your furnace working as efficiently as possible by following these simple steps.

  4. How to Lower Your Energy Bill

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    Learn how to lower your energy bill in this easy to follow, step by step instructional video.

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Blog Posts

  1. Worst Case Scenario: A List I Made at 4AM, Apparently

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    FromDIY Diva

    This post is brought to you by 1.) insomnia, and 2.) twelve months of perspective. This is actually something that has been hanging around in my drafts folder since this...

  2. How To Protect Vents From Remodeling Dust

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

    Keeping Constructions Dust Out Of Heating and Cooling Vents Construction or remodeling dust can be an issue on the jobsite and can wreak havok on HVAC duct system and furnace .  This article will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  3. Heat Transfer Plates

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    FromAna-White.com

    After spending a couple of days covering the upstairs subfloor in strips of plywood with 3/4" spacing grooves in between, we are really eager to move on to the next step. In the grooves, tubing carrying hot water will be run from the boiler . This hot water will be used to warm the floor, which then ...

  4. One Hundred and Eighty Days of Stuff I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know, But Now I Do

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    FromDIY Diva

    I was going to say that if this time last year you told me I’d be living on six acres in the middle of nowhere fixing up a hundred-and-fifty year...

  5. September 19, 2012 AsktheBuilder Newsletter & Tips

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    FromAsk the Builder

    In this Newsletter, the garage door is installed in the shed, a video on why your roof doesn't collapse, the Handyman Online Classes are coming, a problem with the clothes dryer, Milwaukee Router tool review, poor search engine results, a fall to-do checklist and power tools are dangerous!

  6. Blowing Air Through a Shower Valve Video

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    FromAsk the Builder

    Tim Carter shows a cool apparatus to blow air through tub and shower valves when winterizing a home.

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