Find out what you can do to heat and cool the attic here on my blog.

Maintaining Your Hot Water Boiler To Prepare For Winter

24 January 2017
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The coldest month of the year is when you need your boiler to run properly and produce the heat for your home the most. Taking the time to prepare for winter by having your boiler serviced and inspected is important. The cost of the service will vary from area to area. Here are some things to consider doing before winter sets in. Cleaning the Burner When you have your boiler serviced, the technician will clean the firebox and burner by disassembling the boiler and brushing the parts out with a wire brush.
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Problems With Aging Furnaces… And How To Deal

5 January 2017
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An older furnace can start to have many problems that affect its performance and energy efficiency. Here is how to troubleshoot the performance of an older furnace.  Keep the Combustion Chamber Clean One problem that comes up with older furnaces is that they don't combust fuel as efficiently as they used to. Part of the problem is that the combustion chamber can get clogged up with lots of debris, so the fuel doesn't burn as cleanly.
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How To Replace A Broken Or Defective Gas Furnace Thermocouple

14 December 2016
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If your natural gas furnace has stopped working, one of the first places you should check is the thermocouple. This simple but vitally important device maintains the safety of your furnace and prevents a potentially devastating fire or explosion. However, if it fails to work as it should, you will not be able to turn on your furnace. Fortunately, replacing this component is relatively easy and is also a low-cost repair.
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It’s Getting Cold: 4 Steps to Get Your Boiler Ready for Winter

17 October 2016
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Now that winter is just about here, it's time to get your boiler ready for the colder temperatures. The last thing you want to deal with this winter is a broken boiler. This is particularly true if you live in a region that experiences freezing temperatures. To make sure your boiler is able to keep you warm all winter, here are four steps you should take to keep it functioning properly.
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AC Losing Its Cool? 3 Tips To Help You Solve The Problem

16 August 2016
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If you've got your air conditioner running non-stop this summer, but your home is still hot, the cool air might be escaping. There are actually several ways that cool are can escape from your home. Unfortunately, it that's happening, your air conditioner has to work that much harder to keep your home cool.  Here are just three of the ways that your home could be losing its cool. Inadequate Insulation
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About Me
heating and cooling a tranformed attic

When my husband and I made the decision to transform the attic into a home office, we didn't think about how that would impact our home heating and cooling system. This space has been complete for about a year now, and it is always cold in the winter and hot in the summer. We decided that, before this winter hit, we would have an HVAC technician come out and see what could be done to improve the heating and cooling of the space. Find out what you can do to heat and cool these areas of the home here on my blog.