Tag: furnace maintenance

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For October

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For October: General walk-through: Work on fall projects, winterization, roof and chimney maintenance. Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms. Have furnace or boiler cleaned and inspected if not done in spring. Call for oil delivery, if needed. Change air filter. Change storms/screens and close all […]

A Little Help If Your Furnace Fails

When Old Man Winter hits us with -25 degree temperatures, it can cause many an old furnace to finally conk out. If this happens, you may think you’re at the mercy of your heating contractor and generally you are. But knowledge is power. In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, host Stuart Keith and HVAC specialist Larry Hacker go over the […]

How To Get Better Indoor Air Quality

With wind chills hovering around 50 below zero, schools and businesses are closed and many of us are staying home for awhile. If your breathing’s getting stuffed up spending so much time inside, it could be because of your indoor air quality. The right houseplants can help as discussed here and in today’s video from Today’s Home […]

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For January

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For January: General walk through: Check for heat loss, weatherstripping, loose or open storm windows or doors. Check window function and locking mechanisms. Lubricate locks with WD-40 if sticky. Change/clean air filter in furnace. Check temperature and pressure gauges if you have an older system with a boiler. Check/add […]

How To Select A New Furnace

New furnaces have the latest technology and are more efficient than ever. But how do you know which is the right furnace for you? In today’s video from the Today’s Home Remodeler TV series, host Stuart Keith and HVAC specialist Larry Hacker go over the factors you should consider when selecting a new furnace. Larry also goes over the maintenance required […]

Removing Toxins And Allergens From Your Indoor Air

It’s the holiday season, a time when many of us are entertaining. You’ll have family and friends over, perhaps including children. There are ways to make sure that your indoor air is free of toxins and allergens. For instance, there are houseplants that can remove certain harmful chemicals from the air. And in today’s video […]

ABC’s Of Furnace Maintenance

Today’s video is from the Carrier Consumer Education Series. Host Stuart Keith and HVAC specialist Larry Hacker go over the maintenance that you and your heating and air conditioning professional can do to keep your furnace running at peak efficiency through the cold months ahead. In Wisconsin, click here to find a Carrier dealer near you and […]

Ways To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Morning frost on your car windows means that colder temperatures are here and it’s time to run the furnace. Over the long winter ahead that can cause poor indoor air quality. While the right houseplants can be a help as discussed here, there are better ways to improve the quality of the air you breathe […]

Choosing A New Furnace

Right now is the perfect time to shop for a new furnace as dealers are offering big discounts. The new models have the latest technology and are more efficient than ever. But which is the right furnace for you? In today’s video from the Today’s Home Remodeler TV series, host Stuart Keith and HVAC specialist […]

Create Better Indoor Air Quality

Every year, it seems there are fewer days when you can just leave the windows open. Which means indoor air quality is important whether you’re running your furnace or air conditioner. In today’s video from the Today’s Home Remodeler TV series sponsored by Carrier, host Stuart Keith and heating and cooling expert Larry Hacker talk about the steps you can take […]