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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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    Electric vs. Hydronic Radiant Heat Systems

    Heated floors are luxurious and affordable. We'll tell you how to select the best floor-warming system for your home.


    Furnace Cost Considerations You Need to Know!

    Our experts will give you advice to help you decide when you need to replace your furnace as well as...


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    Fall Furnace Maintenance Guide

    Simple maintenance pays big dividends for comfort, efficiency and safety.


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    3 Easy Furnace Repairs

    … And 2 repairs to avoid


    Round Ductwork Installation Tips

    Installing ductwork isn't hard when you have these expert tips.


    Noisy Gas Fireplace Blower? Here’s How to Replace it

    A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the...


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    20 Unexpected Ways to Keep Your House Warm This Winter

    As the temperature starts to take a dip, there are some simple things you can do to cut back on...


    The Best Air Purifiers for Different Rooms

    Our guide will save you hours of online research looking for the best air purifier for your room.

    Weird Furnace Smells? This Could be Why!

    Here's how to determine if it a minor or major problem.


    10 Ugly Air Vent Cover Upgrades

    Don't let ugly air vent covers ruin your decor. Check out these great-looking upgrades you can purchase or DIY.


    How to Install a Ductless Air Conditioner

    Installing cooling is surprisingly easy with a mini-split system. Here, we'll show you how to do it yourself.


    HVAC Troubleshooting: 12 Things to Check Before Calling a Pro

    When your air conditioning, heating or ventilation systems go on the fritz, it can seem like you’ll have to put...


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    10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You’ll Regret If You Forget

    You probably already have a home maintenance checklist: Replace the furnace filter each season, shut off water spigots before winter,...


    Home Air Cooling Tips

    Six strategies for keeping your home cool


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    Dryer Vents: How to Hook Up and Install Dryer Vents

    How to install a rigid metal duct for a safer dryer.


    Dry Clothes Faster with a Dryer Duct Booster

    Suck out damp dryer exhaust fast

    12 Alternative Ideas for Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer

    AC not quite cutting it? Here are 12 ways to help keep your home cool when the temperatures rises.


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    The Best Furnace Filters to Buy

    Find the best balance of airflow and efficient filtration


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    10 Things You Should Know When Using Electric Space Heaters

    When the temperature drops, a portable space heater can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home. One...


    10 Reasons to Install a Smart Thermostat

    Today's smart thermostats aren't just control panels for your heating and air conditioning. These thermostats are equipped with Wi-Fi, sensors,...


    Condensate Pump Installation and Repair

    A simple fix with save you a headache later

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    DIY Duct Tape Wallet

    Don’t buy an expensive wallet; make this sturdy, unbreakable diy duct tape wallet in just about 30 minutes instead.


    HVAC Maintenance Inspection Checklist: Is Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer?

    When it gets hot outside, you want it to be nice and cool inside your home. Use this handy checklist...


    AC Noise: Tips for Fixing Noisy Air Conditioners

    Solutions depend on the age of the condenser


    All About Mini-Split Systems

    A mini-split system can be mounted anywhere and is an economical alternative for ductless homes.


    Fix a Sinking Air Conditioner Pad

    Rescuing a sinking air conditioner pad before it goes under


    13 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without an Air Conditioner

    If you don't have an air conditioner, check out these creative ways to stay cool all summer long.