Furnaces

Don’t get stuck out in the cold! Here’s the information you need to install and repair your furnace.

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Do You Need a Cabin Furnace?

Wondering if you should invest in a furnace for your getaway cabin or vacation home? Here are some key considerations to factor into your planning.

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Highest-Rated Furnace Brands for 2022

Shopping for a furnace? Let us help you narrow the field with an overview of the best furnace brands for...


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The Best Furnace Filters To Buy

Safeguard your family's health and protect your furnace by choosing the right furnace filter. You'll breathe easier, and so will...


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This Is What That Furnace Switch Is For

You know that switch on or near your furnace? We'll tell you what it's for (hint: it's power-related) and how...


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This Simple Trick Can Refresh Your Entire Home

Sprays, hanging products, plug-ins, devices masked as home décor — there are hundreds of products geared toward freshening your home....

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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,...


How to Adjust a Mechanical Thermostat

Fine-tuning tips for better furnace performance.

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What to Know About Electric Baseboard Heaters

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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Everything You Need to Know About 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 Heating System for the House

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


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What to Know Before Replacing Your 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.

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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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How DIY Furnace Maintenance Can 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


New 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


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Weird Furnace Smells? This Could be Why!

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

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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.


Why Is the Furnace Drain Trap Full of Water?

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!


If Your Thermostat Stops Working, This is What it Might Mean

Here are some tips to try to get the right temperature