Oil & Gas Heating Furnaces

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6 Blinks and Other Furnace Error Codes

They might require action to prevent damage.

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Boiler vs Water Heater

Many homeowners mistakenly assume both a boiler and water heater perform the same function.

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How to Detect Leaking Furnace Gas Valves

Think you have a furnace gas leak? Confirm your suspicions with these 7 tests.

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Annual Furnace Tune-up and Maintenance

Winter is always just over the horizon, so tune-up your furnace and watch your heating bills go down.

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How to Clean a Natural Gas Boiler

Cleaning your natural gas boiler is necessary on occasion.

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Lighting Gas Wall Heater Safely

Sometimes it requires a bit more than flipping the on switch

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Advantages of a Wood/Oil Furnace Combination

Keep the heat on, with options.

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Steam Boiler Efficiency

How well does your system work and could it be better?

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Heating Systems Q&A

Common heating questions answered.

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How to Clean the Oil Furnace Motor Sensor for Maintenance

It helps keeps everything running smoothly.

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Choosing the Correct Type of Oil Furnace Fuel

Today, there are more options than ever.

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Oil Furnace Repair: Furnace Humidifier Troubleshooting

Keep the moisture flowing DIY style.

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What to Think About When Buying an Oil Furnace Nozzle

The oil furnace nozzle is one of the key components in your oil furnace.

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Pros and Cons of a Wood Furnace Blower

Should you deliver budget heat or more labor?

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Tips for Properly Wiring Your Furnace Blower

Wire your furnace blower without any professional help.

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Avoid Oil Furnace Repair: Oil Furnace Maintenance Tips

Oil furnace repair can be minimized with proper maintenance.

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Oil Furnace Repair: Troubleshooting Common Problems

Some oil furnace repairs can be done by a DIY homeowner.

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How to Paint Your Wall Furnace

A wall furnace can be and eyesore in any room, especially as it gets older.

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How to Replace Your Wall Furnace

You'll replace it every few years.

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How to Tighten a Furnace Blower Motor

Furnace blower motor malfunctions can become costly if repaired by a professional.

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Wiring a Humidifier to a Furnace Blower

A furnace blower gets rid of the moisture.

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Replacing a Furnace Blower Motor

Replacing a furnace blower motor is a DIY project.

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How to Clean Boiler Tubes

A well-maintained boiler is a great way to heat your home.

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Gas Boiler Repair

You can carry out many types of gas boiler repair yourself.

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Eleven Tips for Adjusting a Furnace Gas Valve

A detailed look at the task at hand.

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How to Shut off a Gas Line

When patching a gas leak, shut down the system.

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How to Clean a Furnace's Combustion Chamber

Follow these steps to clean your furnace's combustion chamber.

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Tips for Lubricating a Furnace Blower Motor

Take this advice on lubricating your furnace blower motor to make sure it operates correctly.

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Pros and Cons of Using a Natural Gas Boiler

Natural gas is an efficient partner for your boiler.

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Oil Furnace Parts: How to Replace an Oil Furnace Nozzle

Oil furnaces are used as a heating source for warm air and hot water in many parts of world.

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How to Clean an Oil Furnace Pump Strainer

An oil furnace pump uses oil as fuel to light the burner to produce heat.

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How to Replace a Mobile Home Oil Furnace

If your mobile home oil furnace requires replacement, you will find you need a compatible blower.

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Troubleshooting a Noisy Forced Air Furnace

The forced air furnace system is the standard in home heating.

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5 Common Problems for a Forced Air Furnace

A forced air furnace is a common design for heating many homes.

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Identifying All the Different Oil Furnace Parts

There are only a few main oil furnace parts that make up the body of your heating furnace.

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5 Oil Furnace Installation Tips

It's the heart and soul of many heat and air flow systems.

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6 Advantages of Using a Forced Air Gas Furnace

A forced air gas furnace operates on propane or natural gas.

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3 Ways to Improve Oil Furnace Efficiency

To improve your home's oil furnace efficiency, there are a number of ways you can do this.

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How to Replace an Oil Furnace Burner

Following furnace maintenance recommendations, you will need to replace your oil furnace burner.

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How to Prime an Oil Furnace

Do not allow your furnace to become completely depleted.

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How to Test a Gas Furnace Thermocouple

The gas furnace thermocouple is an essential part of the gas boiler.

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Cleaning Your Wall Furnace

Learning how to clean a wall furnace can keep it working.

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How Does a Furnace Blower Work?

This is a short guide for you to understand just how important the function of your furnace blower is.

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Tips For Increasing Furnace Blower Motor Speed

Many furnace blower motors are designed for a fixed speed during a heating operation.