Heating and Cooling Systems

Here’s all the information you need to know about the heating and cooling systems in your home.

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Simple Furnace Fixes

If you suspect furnace problems, try these 8 quick furnace fixes you can do yourself before calling a pro.

How to Build a DIY Radiator Cover

Give your old-fashioned radiators some style. It's really not that hard, even if you're new to DIY. We'll show you...


If Your Car Has No Heat, This Is What It Could Mean

Driving a car on a cold day with no heat is annoying and a safety hazard. If it's because of...


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We Tried It: Aura Air Purifier

Monitor and clean you air with one device. The Aura Air does it all!


22 Simple Heating and Air Conditioning Fixes

Even a beginner can solve common furnace and air conditioning problems — and save money!

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Do You Need a Cabin Furnace?

Wondering if you should invest in a furnace for your getaway cabin or vacation home? Here are some key considerations...


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8 Best Garage Heaters

Whether you use your garage for storage, vehicle parking or a DIY workshop, the right garage heater can make all...

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Highest-Rated Furnace Brands for 2022

Shopping for a furnace? Let us help you narrow the field with an overview of the best furnace brands for...


Is Getting a Garage Heater Worth It?

Garage heaters can turn your garage into a functional, usable space even in the dead of winter. But is the...


3 Best Heat Lamps for Your Bathroom

Nobody likes a chilly shower. Here's how heat lamps can keep your bathroom warm and toasty no matter what time...


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The Best Furnace Filters To Buy

Safeguard your family's health and protect your furnace by choosing the right furnace filter. You'll breathe easier, and so will...

Firewood Measurements: What Do They Mean?

Do you need a full cord or just a half-pallet this winter? Understanding what firewood measurements mean will help you...


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How Much Firewood Will I Need This Winter?

Whether heating your home or enjoying cozy fires in your indoor or outdoor fireplace, figure out how much firewood you'll...


How to Stack and Store Firewood

Want to keep your firewood organized and dry? Here's how.


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What Is Air Balancing and How Is It Done?

Air balancing is fundamental to keeping a forced-air system, such as a furnace, heat pump or central air conditioner, working...


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Best Air Ionizers of 2022

Considering buying an air cleaner for your home or office? From compact to splurgy, here are our picks for the...

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The Best Bathroom Heaters of 2022

Tired of stepping out of a warm shower into a freezing bathroom? These bathroom heaters keep you toasty during those...


World’s Whitest Paint Could Eliminate Need for Air Conditioning

Will this game-changing new paint really change the way we cool down buildings?


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Air Ionizers: What to Know Before You Buy

Is an air ionizer right for you? We uncover what they are, how they work and their potential benefits and...


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Best Firewood for Heating

If you heat your home or vacation cabin with wood or you're thinking of converting to wood heat, here are...


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This Is What That Switch Near Your Furnace Is For

You know that switch on or near your furnace? We'll tell you what it's for (hint: it's power-related) and how...


Boost Your Furnace Output With This Simple Trick

If you have a room that’s always a little colder in the winter or warmer in the summer, try this...


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4 Great Ways To Split Firewood

Heating your home or cottage with wood takes a steady supply of split logs. Our expert offers advice for DIYers...


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Radiator Covers: What To Know Before You Buy

Get the lowdown on how to hide an ugly radiator with a cover that combines style and practicality.

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Central Air Installation Guide

Wondering how central air installation works? We'll explain key phases, what's involved at each step and best practices for working...


Is Summer 2021 America’s Hottest Summer Yet?

This summer has seen some intense heat waves. But have they been historic?


8 Tips for Installing Home Air Conditioning

If you're considering a central air conditioner install for your new or existing home, consider these tips before making any...


8 Types of Air Conditioners

Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...


Gas vs. Electric: Which Fireplace Is Best for Your Home?

Choosing between gas and electric fireplaces can be tricky. We'll run down their pros and cons to help you decide...


Central Air Filter Guide

Central air filters help keep your central air conditioner running at peak performance. If you're unsure about these filters, this...