I just moved into a house built in 1922. Old-style radiators everywhere. No matter how high I turn the thermostat, the radiators stay warm to the t...
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We have a very noisy return on our duct work after having a new central air conditioner installed. There is a loud banging noise when the unit com...
I just received two estimates for a new 90% AFUE gas furnace for my 2300 sq. ft. house. We have a chimney that is steel on the inside. One guy (A...
I am about to start wrapping the exterior of a small house I am building in Long Island. A contractor I consulted with on the job said that using ...
Hello,We are in the process of building a new home and I just noticed yesterday that the second floor vents will be in the ceiling.This is a 2 stor...
Do all AC pipes sweat? What I mean is the outside pipes connecting to the condenser. I've noticed that I have one pipe that is connected to a close...
What temperature should the air coming out of the registers be? I've noticed that on our hottest days (97 degrees with 90+ % humidity, ya' gotta lo...
I am in need of some ideas for dealing with cooling the upstairs of my home and have tried to detail it below. Sorry for the length, but my knowled...
I have a cesspool and the condensation from my pipes causes my basement to accumulate water. Any suggestions on how to stop this
Bought house without a boiler. Looking for information on how to choose the right boiler for the house. 1000sqft 2 floors. no garage.
This may sound like a dum question, but I have very low funds at this time, and I'am in need of central air to be install. I live in VA and my hom...
MY HUSBAND WANTS TO INTALL AN INFRA-RED BARRIER IN OUR ATTIC (IT LOOKS LIKE A SILVER COATED PIECE OF PLASTIC) I DONT THINK IT WILL EFFECT THE TEMP...
I live in the centrall valley of California and our summers here are brutial 99-105 daily (but it's a dry heat...right)anyway the home I recently p...
Recently, I have noticed water condensing on the supply ducts around the blower. I never had this problem with a CAC before. I am concerned bcs w...
We recently had new air conditioner installed. The return duct now makes mega banging noises when the a/c comes on and goes off. How can we solve.
First of many questions. Our new home (1940s 3 BR Colonial)came with a Honeywell electronic air filter for the CAC and gas heat. Ive never had on...
i am considering buying a home that has steam heat. Can anyone tell me what exactly that is. It has raditors in all rooms. I have never dealt with ...
I am trying to decide if I should have flexible ducts or standard duct work(Metal) for AC being installed. What are the benefits and drawbacks of ...
I am having a new home built. One builder wants to install (Poly) vapor barrier (outside walls) between insulation and drywall. Other builder sta...