How to Seal a Leak in a Central Heating System

Having a leak in a central heating system can be a nightmare to resolve. In general, it's not an easy do it yourself job, but if you have a little experience and someone you can call as a back up, you may be able to correct the situation yourself.

What You'll Need
  • Leak stop sealant
  • Phone number for a heating professional
  • Warranty... read more >>

    How to Test an Electric Baseboard Heater

    Over time, the resistive elements in your electric baseboard heater may fail. By testing the resistance of the heater, you can determine whether you need to replace the unit.

    What You Will Need:
    • Screwdriver
    • Ohmmeter
    • Wattage and voltage specifications of your heater
    Step 1 - Turn Off the Power

    You want to be sure... read more >>

    How to Select Low Water Cut Offs for Boilers

    This article explains how to select low water cut offs for boilers. All boilers come equipped with an electronic or mechanical sensor that keeps track of the boiler’s water level. If the water in your boiler reaches an unsafe level, the cut off level alerts the system to shut down power to lessen or eliminate any damage that... read more >>

    How to Select a Home Heating System

    By Susan M. Keenan

    Selecting the right heating system for your home can provide you with financial savings through lower energy bills. In fact, an energy efficient system that is working properly can also provide a more comfortable living environment.

    Size of Heater

    Probably one of the most important facets to consider... read more >>