The Home Repair Guide
Furnace Doesn’t Work
What are often thought to be furnace
emergencies are caused by the thermostat being set or
operated wrong, by having the power to the...
Furnace Makes Noises
Sometimes homeowners think their
forced-air furnaces need to be replaced because they make
A furnace-installed humidifier can
overflow because it has a defective float valve, a
defective float valve seat, because the unit is not...
Humidifier Is Noisy
Some noise will naturally be produced
by anything that moves air. However, if the central
humidifier on your forced-air furnace makes an...
Regular care and light maintenance of
compact room air conditioners helps assure longer ser vice
life and lower operating costs...
An air-conditioning system pumps heat
out of your home. There are two types of central air
Radiator Valve Leaks
If you have an old- style radiator
that has a valve which is leaking, take care of the
problem as soon as possible...
Water Heater Leaks
The water heater tank may be leaking
onto the burner, or condensation water may be drop ping
into the burner area...
Water Heater Makes
Water heater makes un-usual noises,
which may include sizzling, popping, crackling, pounding,
and rumbling sounds...
An overheating water heater may cause
boiling noises to come from inside the tank, steam to pop
from hot water faucets, or...
Water from Heater
At least one anode rod is installed
in every water heater to provide corrosion protection for
the tank. Certain water conditions will cause...
Plug-in heating element units can
often be removed for cleaning and for replacement. (Some
newer tilt-lock surface units are...