You depend on your furnace to keep your home warm and comfortable. It's an unpleasant surprise when your furnace starts to blow cold air. Some of the most common causes are simple to fix, while others require assistance from an HVAC professional. Here are four possible reasons your furnace might be blowing cold air. The [...]
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If your home has an older oil-based heating system, you know it's only a matter of time before it needs to be replaced. The default replacement advice is to switch to gas. But most of the comparative stats that paint natural gas heating as a way to instantly put saving back in your wallet and [...]
Autumn is almost here, and it's time to start getting your furnace ready for winter. This preparation usually includes a seasonal tune-up, cleaning the vents and grills for safer circulation, and a test run before the first freeze. But if your furnace is near the end of its lifespan and it's getting too expensive to [...]
If you're like most people, you're probably counting down the days until you can finally turn your heating system off. Thankfully, that time is quickly approaching. With Spring just around the corner, it's time to ready your furnace for the off-season. While it's tempting to simply turn the system off and worry about it next [...]
Real estate investment, especially if you're in the rental business for residential or commercial properties, is all about long-term improvements that make good business sense. For example, carpeting that can be quickly changed between tenants or tile flooring that can last several tenants are better options than hardwood flooring. Fixtures that can last through a [...]
When building, buying, or remodeling your house, one of the most important decisions you have to make is how to heat it. It often comes down to two choices, oil or gas. The decision has a large impact on your life and it is best to take the time and figure out which choice makes [...]
If you live in Rhode Island, you're not in a position to mess around when it comes to heat. Not only does it need to work, it needs to work well. With a few wrong choices, even a functional furnace can lead to cold days, high costs, and a list of other problems you don't [...]
It is likely that you have begun to feel the harsh effects of winter. This makes it more important than ever that you keep an eye on your furnace so that you can have it repaired at the first signs of trouble; otherwise, you may be left with a broken furnace in the dead of [...]
Do you know the term that is used to describe a heating system that powers on and off on a repeated basis? This term is known as short cycling. Does your heating system cycle on and off without providing you with the temperature you need to warm your home? If you have noticed that your [...]
The winter causes many people to hibernate in their homes until the sun comes out again. During the winter, homeowners pay close attention to their heating system and how it is operating because they want to make sure they stay as warm as possible. Unfortunately, many heating problems arise during the winter for various reasons. [...]