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Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.

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How to Adjust a Mechanical Thermostat

Fine-tuning tips for better furnace performance.

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What You Need to Know About Underground Oil Tanks

Underground oil tanks are hidden hazards that could end up costing a homeowner big-time. The more you know up front,...


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Electric Baseboard Heater Buying Guide

Want to upgrade your noisy, under-powered electric heater? Discover what electric baseboard heaters have to offer, and whether they're right...


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How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

If you need to purchase a gas-burning forced-air furnace but aren't sure how they work, here's what you need to...


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Hydronic Baseboard Heater Buying Guide

Do you like the idea of baseboard heaters, but prefer something more energy efficient? Hydronic baseboard heaters might be for...

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Complete Guide to a Wall Furnace

Looking for a simple, reliable, space-saving heat source? Consider a wall furnace. Get to know them and decide if one...


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Choosing Your Best Home Heating System

Find the best heating system for your home by learning what's available and how they compare.

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Replacing My Furnace

No one wants to replace a furnace. Before it's that time, learn from someone else's experience and possibly save money...


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Oil Furnace Buying Guide

Are you considering purchasing an oil furnace? Let us help you make an informed decision.


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Gas Furnace Buying Guide

Are you considering buying a gas furnace? We can help you make an informed decision.


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What Are Furnace Energy Efficiency Ratings?

Here's an overview of what a furnace efficiency rating is, why it matters, and how you can check yours.

Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


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What You Need to Know About Installing a Furnace in Your Attic

If you're looking to increase livable space in your home, consider moving the furnace into the attic. This installation is...


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DIY Furnace Maintenance Will Save A Repair Bill

Save money and increase your heating system's efficiency and comfort by following these simple steps to keep your furnace in...


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How to Change a Furnace Filter

Check your filter monthly and change it if needed.


How to Choose the Best Wifi Thermostat

Is a Wi-Fi enabled thermostat right for you?

Furnace Humidifier not Working? Replace it

Replacing old furnace humidifiers with energy efficient ones is better than repairing them


Furnace Cost Considerations You Need to Know!

Our experts will give you advice to help you decide when you need to replace your furnace as well as...


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Fall Furnace Maintenance Guide

Simple maintenance pays big dividends for comfort, efficiency and safety.


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3 Easy Furnace Repairs

… And 2 repairs to avoid


Weird Furnace Smells? This Could be Why!

Here's how to determine if it a minor or major problem.


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The Best Furnace Filters to Buy

Find the best balance of airflow and efficient filtration


Allergies: Filtering Out Pollen With Furnace Filters

Let fresh air in, keep dust and pollen out


How to Heat a Garage

Choose a forced-air garage heater or a low-intensity infrared heater to make your garage warm and comfortable.

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Simple Furnace Fixes

If you suspect furnace problems, try these 8 quick furnace fixes you can do yourself before calling a pro.


Water Around Furnace Means Clogged Condensate Drain

Get the water out of a clogged condensate drain with a few simple steps.


How to Buy Furnace Filters at The Home Depot

Filters that The Home Depot sells have a rating system called “FPR,” which stands for Filter Protection Rating, and is...


How to Double the Life of Your Furnace

Follow these tips and you can actually keep your furnace going for twice as long!


Thermostat Not Working?

Here are some tips to try to get the right temperature


How Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating Works

Cozy heat for new construction, additions and remodels