"How often should I change my furnace's air filter?" is a question I get asked a lot. The answer is, it depends.
The contactor is a fairly simple part of your air conditioner and is really quite easy to repair or replace if it has a problem. Learn how a contactor works, how to check it, and repair or replace it if needed.
Learn two simple, effective, and cheap ways to seal your own leaking ductwork that will hold up over time and help get the air to where it's supposed to be in your home.
HVAC has long been an excellent career choice with plenty of growth opportunities. But with over half the U.S. and Canada now legalizing marijuana (in some shape or form), a whole new HVAC career opportunity has been created.
This article provides details on everything you want to know about your furnace's pressure switch. See how it works and determine if it's your problem, as well as why it's there and how to find the correct replacement.
Whether you're fresh out of school or looking to change careers, this article provides insight into the various ways a person can make their way into the HVAC industry and why one may be better for you than another.
Learn more about what causes the smells that originate from our furnace and duct work and how to get rid of these unwelcome odors.
Get the most out of your A/C this summer. Understand what air conditioning services you should consider and why, whether you perform it yourself or are considering professional service.
Stocking up on these HVAC gadgets can make working on a furnace this winter much easier and more efficient for pros and even homeowners.
Investing in OTC stocks is risky business as it is, but if you head to iHub for advice, you may take your investment from risky to suicidal.
The serial number of your furnace and air conditioner is the key to answering if your HVAC equipment is still under warranty. Your HVAC warranty should have started from the date of installation.
This article will help you teach your rookie little leaguer how to pitch. Discover beginners' instructions, rules, and tips for getting your little league ballplayer off on the right foot.
Learn about the benefits of humidifiers, and get tips on maintenance and humidity control settings. Additionally, here are easy-to-follow, step-by-step installation instructions with pictures and a list of required supplies.
Coaches, here are a few Little League fielding drills to keep your baseball practice plans fun and productive, along with some tips on arm soreness and field prep.
Is the red light on your furnace flashing? This guide will help you understand what it's trying to tell you.
In need of a water line or pipe break repair? No problem. Learn how to do it yourself, and save money on a plumber!
Your furnace might be acting up if it needs new batteries, isn't on the right setting, needs to be tightened, or needs replacing altogether. Here's how you can solve your own furnace trouble through this video and step-by-step guide.
Some songs just seem to reach your ear and head straight for your heart. Here are 5 that do just that along with some interesting facts, polls and trivia.
Many great songs have names in their title. Here are 10 of the best songs with titles containing girls' names, along with a few polls and quizzes to test your musical knowledge.
Learn how to snake your drain. When liquid drain cleaners and plungers fail, knowing how to unclog your drain this way can save you a lot of money. It's easy!
A water heater can be one of the more costly items a homeowner is faced with repairing. Here is a step-by-step guide to how I replaced mine.
Is your furnace fan running, but there's no heat? Learn what a limit switch is, where it is, and how to replace it. Here are simple-to-follow instructions.
One of the simplest problems to diagnose and fix is a hot surface ignitor (or furnace igniter). Here are easy-to-follow directions from an HVAC professional.
Commonly asked questions about HVAC systems include how to heat and cool a room with vaulted or high ceilings as well as how to better cool and heat the second floor of our homes. Here are your options and a few tips to help you create a more comfortable environment.
Replacing your air conditioner fuses is cheap, easy, and fast. Learn what your fuses do, how to get new ones, and how to switch them out.
Does your furnace make more noise than it should? I'll help you diagnose noises common to residential furnaces. The problems are often simple and cheap to fix.
Designing an HVAC system properly is important to the comfort of your home. You should know more about your system and its design when buying a new system or building a home. You should also understand your contractor better.
Fix your own leaky faucets in your bathroom and save serious money. Here are some easy step-by-step instructions.
Understand the proper working order of a furnace so that you can pinpoint problems and repair them or know what to tell the people who will.
This article discusses the rising costs of air conditioning repair and explains why R-22 is being phased out.
Cleaning your furnace fan thoroughly is not as hard as you think. That said, if cleaned correctly, you might find that it's even dirtier than you think. Here's how to access, clean, and re-install your blower motor and squirrel cage step by step.
Water heater leaking? Learn how to locate the leak, decide if it's something you can fix, and how to extend the life of your water tank here in this article. You don't always need to call a professional!
Learn about what your air conditioner is made of and what parts you may be able to replace yourself if there is a breakdown. Easy-to-follow explanations with photos.
Air conditioner capacitors are a common cause of A/C breakdowns and are very simple to replace. Here's how to diagnose the problem and replace the part.
How to set up a little league baseball field. The measurements, tools of the trade and a couple of tips on how to do it quickly.
This article offers furnace filter comparisons and air quality tips and tells you how often to replace your filter and more. Understanding your options will help you choose the best one for you.
Cleaning your air conditioning coils will save you money, extend the life of your condenser, and help prevent the breakdown of A/C parts. Do it yourself in just a few easy steps.
These tips will help you correctly get through a window-type AC installation. Also, learn how to store the unit and locate the best place to install it.
Do you know what to do if your water heater's pilot light goes out? Here are a few ways to relight it, whether it's open or sealed combustion.
The temperature/pressure relief valve (T&P) is an important mechanism for the safe operation of a water heater. This article shows how to check your T&P valve and replace it if it's not operating properly.
Flushing and draining your hot water heater is basic maintenance that's easy to do. Learn how to drain your tank fast and help improve the recovery time and efficiency of your water heater. Save money, get tips, and increase the life of your water tank with these easy-to-follow instructions.
Get a basic understanding of an A/C system so you aren't taken advantage of when going to buy one. Also learn tips on how to maintain your new air conditioning unit.
If you have a lingering odor in the kitchen, it may be the refrigerator. This article demonstrates how to clean your refrigerator and offers a couple of tips and tidbits that you may not have considered when doing this chore in the past.
This article will show you how to replace your refrigerator/freezer gasket seal and how to check if it needs to be done.
Cross ventilation can clean your home's air, save you money, and is easy to create without spending money. Start breathing cleaner air and saving money today.
Cleaner ductwork equals cleaner air and less dusting. Learn how you can improve the quality of the air in your home for free without specialized tools.
The information in this article will educate you on air conditioning repair and make you more comfortable with what you're being told by your HVAC service provider.
Cleaning your condenser (air conditioner) yourself is easy and free—and it increases the efficiency of the system. Learn how to clean the condenser quickly and easily with these simple steps.
This information is to help understand the basic components of an HVAC system and their functions, including the ductwork part names.
A career in HVAC requires the use of many tools. These lists of tools, with pictures, will show you what you need to start out on the right foot in your heating and air conditioning career.
HVAC(R) professionals are in high demand and choosing a career isn't always easy. This article will give you a sneak peek into an HVAC career.
These are step-by-step instructions to figure out how much money you spend on heating, how much is wasted, and how much a new furnace can save on your gas bill. You'll feel more confident about choosing your new furnace and knowing what to expect from it.
Furnace won't turn off? Other furnace problems? A dirty flame sensor can cause furnace problems. This simple repair tip could save you $100–$150.