We have recently moved into a 10 year old house with forced hot air heat. Every time the heat goes on we hear loud rhythmic banging from specific s...
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I have a 1915 era 1 1/2 story home approximately 2700 sq. ft., that currently has an old Crane boiler on its last leg. Do I want to run ductwork an...
Just bought a 2 year-old home and it's getting cold. Started using the electric heating system, and the furnace is blowing cold air. What can I d...
We recently moved into a 90 year old home. The heating system consists of a hot water system. The first floor has a total of 5 radiators and the ...
Does anyone know about using antifreeze in a hydronic heat system? We are going to be gone in winter and don't want to worry about our cement slab ...
We have a storage building that is used as a workshop, and would like to insulate it for the brutal Texas summers.The walls are strand board (I thi...
Help! I have insulated my aviary floor with 2" polystyrene. The mice have completely eaten it away. How can I prevent this from happening again,...
The house we are buying had a gas insert but the seller has removed it because it wasn't vented. What are my options? The fireplace is decorative...
I recently purchased a bungalow from the 1940's. I live in Alabama. It has a central AC unit. Heat is provided through diesel fuel, with a 500 gal...
The basement in our 1950 Cape Cod (located in Minnesota) was finished about 20 years ago using tabbed pine slats. The wood is really nice and wou...
How do you effectively eliminate oil odors from the basement room where the oil take is located? The house is an older one (new furnace - old tank)...
Bought a house that has an old disconnected Energy King woodburner in it, it has it's own chimney and stands about 4 1/2' tall. There are no ident...
I requested a pre-winter check-up on my heating unit from a local service company. They informed me that they found a crack in the heat exchanger a...
Any comments on the comparison between these two? For use in a cold climate, about R25 to R35, in a new construction.
We are having central heat installed in our house (1600 sq. ft.) The contractor says we only need 1 return, at the top of the stairs on the second...
I have no central heat or air, so my question is Is there any place in the norfolk va area were a person can buy all the parts they needed to insta...
Want central A/C in 97 year old, prairie style house (1600 square feet). We currently have one pipe steam with radiators and large removable window...