What’s Really Happening When Your Furnace Leaks

If you are like many other homeowners, you likely have never considered that your furnace can leak. Perhaps this is a phenomenon that you associate with air conditioning systems. Some homeowners who experience leaking furnaces mistakenly think that their AC systems are the root cause of the leaks in their furnaces. The following are a few reasons why your furnace might be leaking. Drain Clog If you have a high-efficiency furnace, it likely has a line that extracts condensation from the furnace into a floor drain. Read More 

Have An Oil-Powered Furnace? Consider Switching To Gas-Powered Heat

If you're a homeowner currently using oil to heat your house, you are all too familiar with the large bill you have to pay every time you have to get more fuel. Oil can be very expensive, which is why you may be considering making the switch to a furnace that is gas powered. Here's what you need to know to help this project go smoothly. Making The Switch Is Not A DIY Job Read More 

Suffocation and Neglect: The 2 Most Common Reasons Your Furnace Breaks Down

Believe it or not, furnace breakdowns are not typically premeditated. More often than not, they are 100 percent preventable. In fact, here are two of the most common reasons that your home's furnace will break down, why it happens, and what you can do about it. 1. Suffocation When air is restricted from the furnace, it can suffocate. The furnace's need for air is similar to that of a person. A furnace can be suffocated when you fail to change the air filter on a regular basis as well as when you close the air vents. Read More 

When You Are A First-Time Homeowner And Winter Is Coming: Maintenance Tips For You

When you have finally taken the life-changing step to become a homeowner for the first time, there are a myriad of factors that you will need to consider as you adjust to homeownership rather than renting or leasing your home. One of the biggest challenges you will face when you are a homeowner for the first time is figuring out all of the maintenance and repairs that you will need to take care of in your home. Read More 

Choosing A Heating Solution For A Studio Apartment

Studio apartments do not have the same heating requirements as a large home. If the apartment you are renting did not come with its own heating solution, you will need to decide on the type of heating system you want to use before winter hits. Here is a comparison of two simple and effective heating systems for studio apartments so you can make an informed decision. Space Heaters Infrared space heaters usually contain an infrared radiation emitter that produces heat, a heat exchanger that transfers this heat to the air, and a fan that blows the heated air into the room. Read More