While having no heat in the dead of winter is no joke, you might be able to avoid that very expensive call to your heating repairman by troubleshooting some of the most common reasons your room is cold....
A common question for many homeowners today is "When should I replace my furnace?" It can be very costly to replace a furnace, so there may be times that repair seems like the better alternative. However, there are three situations that spell out a clear need for a furnace replacement.
Finding a honest, reliable, and professional heating contractor is important. Make sure you are comfortable with who you hire, trust is an important part of making the process easy for you and the contractor.
A good heat pump can help keep your home comfortable in regions where the temperature rarely drops below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The pump combines both air conditioning and heating and is an efficient way to regulate temperatures in your home.
Do you really understand the components that make up your heating system? We’ve listed them here so you know exactly what your technician is referring to when discussing your heating system.
The last few weeks we have been discussing filtering out bad health and repair costs for your furnace. If you missed any of our three-part series, please visit part 1, Using and Replacing Furnace Filters, and part 2, Learn to Replace or Clean Your Furnace Filter.
Before attempting to replace and clean your furnace filter, it is important to turn off your heating system. To replace or clean your furnace filter, find the service panel of the system and remove the cover.
It is important for you to use furnace filters as they help decrease the release of allergens like pollen and dust through your heating system.
To truly understand the green heating concepts, you need to understand the basic definition of “green” in terms of the environment and related products. When a product like a heating system is deemed “green,” this means that there are no environmental earth-based materials destroyed in the process.
Do you really know how your home is heated right now? Most people don’t even think about it. After all, they have a thermostat to control their home’s climate for optimal comfort.