Heating

Pellet Stove Maintenance

In order to prolong the life of your pellet stove, it’s integral that regular pellet stove maintenance is performed during the period of use. Even if you only use it for a few months out of the year, you need to be committed to regular cleaning so that it continues to work effectively for its lifetime.

Cleaning the Burn Pot

Insulating Ducts

Energy efficiency is the order of the day at the moment. With governments from all over the world actively promoting energy efficiency because it is good for the environment, it is easy to see why there are active benefits for the homeowner as well. If air conditioning and heating ducts are losing energy whilst it is in transit then you are losing that energy before it actually hats or cools your house. Where does that energy go?

Furnace Fan Won't Run

The comfort of your home can depend on several things, but the most prominent one is the ongoing temperature in the rooms. The last thing you want in the dead of winter is a cold house to come home to, especially after coming home in the freezing cold! You just want to warm up. However, you do not want to warm up too much! It is even worse going home to baking heat because there is nothing you can do about it.

Downflow Gas Furnace Tips

If you live in an area that enjoys a good, old fashioned, freezing-cold winter, you know about all the great wintertime activities: ice skating, hockey, ice fishing, skiing, and more. But there's one other thing you know as well – the need for a nice warm home. And that's where the downflow gas furnace comes to the rescue!

Types of Gas Furnaces

Insulation Installation

Insulation in the home does many things for the homeowner. First and foremost it holds the summer's heat out and winter's bitter cold out. The main two places in the home where insulation is installed for its thermal benefits are in the attic and inside exterior walls As high as energy bill have risen this becomes increasingly important.

Another job insulation does for us is to muffle sound. Sound waves will penetrate the drywall on one side of the wall, pass through the wall's cavity, and pass through the sheetrock on the other side.