3 Ways To Heat With Gas When The Power Goes Out

One of the many advantages of a gas oven or range is that, unlike electric appliances, gas allows you to enjoy a hot meal even when the power goes out. Unfortunately, the same is not necessarily true of gas heat; while natural gas can certainly supply heat without electricity, modern gas appliances actually rely on electricity in a number of ways to help them heat your home. Not only are many furnaces equipped with electric pilot lights, but these appliances also depend on electric power to run circuits and controls, communicate with your thermostat, and most importantly, distribute hot air through your home. Read More 

How To Degrease The Fan In Your Furnace

Most central heating systems have a furnace that uses a fan to circulate the air. The fan is vital for the airflow of your heater and air conditioner. The AC air is pumped through the furnace fan in order to be circulated into the ducts. So, making sure your furnace fan is operational is beneficial for both your AC and heating systems. This article highlights one common problem with furnace fans and how to fix it. Read More 

Is The Temperature Uneven Throughout Your Home? Possible Causes Of This Issue

Especially in older homes, it is not uncommon for certain rooms to be colder than others. This can become more than a minor annoyance. It can lead to higher energy bills as you crank up the thermostat in hopes of making those chilly rooms a tolerable temperature. It can also lead to discomfort should you choose to suffer through the chill! In order to tackle this issue and ensure more even heating of your home, it's important to first determine the cause. Read More 

Four Important Things You Should Know About Your Home HVAC Filters

Filters are just as important to your home heating and air conditioning system as they are to your car. They keep dust and other impurities out of your HVAC system, making it run more efficiently and extending its lifespan. Even more important, keeping those impurities out of your home lets you breathe easier. Filters are especially helpful for those with chronic respiratory issues. The following outlines four basic things you should know about filters. Read More 

How To Identify A Ventilation Problem

A problem with your ventilation can easily wreak havoc on your entire house. A single blockage can prevent your heater and air conditioner from performing their jobs and regulating the temperature in your home. Therefore, it's important that you know how to identify a ventilation problem: Check Every Vent Opening First of all, you are going to want to check the airflow coming out of every single vent opening in your home. Read More