If you’re smelling any type of burning odor from your heater, that signals an immediate reason for concern. While heaters […]
If cold air is flowing from your vents when the heat is turned on, that can be a huge concern during the colder months. To figure out why your furnace is blowing out cold air, read John C. Flood's guide to troubleshooting why cold air is flowing from your vents when your gas furnace is on.
There are several things you need to consider when selecting a water heater for your home, including size, fuel type, […]
As temperatures — and eventually snowflakes — begin to fall during the winter months ahead, knowing you have a cozy, […]
There’s long been a debate between baseboard heating vs. forced air, and for good reason. Baseboard heating can be an […]
If you're asking yourself why is my house cold even though you have your heat turned up, your HVAC system needs help. Learn how to troubleshoot this problem or call the heating experts at John C. Flood to figure out why your house is so cold.
What types of heat systems work best for your home? In comparing and contrasting a boiler vs. furnace, it’s necessary to assess which heating system offers the most warmth for your home while simultaneously cutting down on energy costs. Read more as John C. Flood explains boiler vs. furnace heating.
To see if the thermostat is communicating with the furnace, set the temperature five degrees higher than your normal temperature and see if the heat kicks on — that should help you determine whether the device is prompting the furnace to engage. Obviously, if the system is set to “cool” and you want heat, switch the setting.
In older homes, baseboard heat used to be very popular. Read about electric baseboard heating pros & cons to see you should stick with your current system.
Heating and cooling load calculations can help make your home more energy-efficient and comfortable. Here's how to easily find your BTUs without an HVAC calculator on hand.
A lot of people are under the impression that the emergency heat setting should be used when it gets cold outside. However, the “em heat setting” is only supposed to be used in actual cases of emergency.
There are a few common indicators that hint that you have a malfunctioning ignitor. Here are a few of the signs you should look for when suspecting that something is wrong with your heater.
Tackling winter home improvement projects while you have some extra downtime is the best way to stay entertained while being productive during the colder months.
With the constant temperature fluctuations throughout the fall season, how do you avoid running back and forth to adjust your thermostat — or worse, switching back and forth between your air conditioning and heating systems?
Even systems that are well maintained usually have components that begin to wear out after a decade. There are several indicators of when to replace your HVAC system.