Heating & Cooling Maintenance
Our heating & cooling maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.
Changing the air filters in your HVAC system is an essential practice that ensures clean air circulates throughout your home. In this article, we discuss the importance of changing an air filter and give you tips on how to do it.
Furnace filters have a large impact on the performance of your HVAC system and your thermostat. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best furnace filters on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Regularly servicing your air conditioner helps keep costs down and your AC in excellent condition. Read on for more tips on keeping up with your AC’s maintenance.
Gathering around a wood-burning fireplace is an irresistible winter ritual, but a fire is still, well, a fire.
Replacing a furnace is a big task with a big price tag. However, having a home warranty can go a long way toward minimizing furnace replacement costs.
Is there a way to stop the banging from your metal ductwork? Richard Trethewey diagnoses the problem and points to some solutions
Heating is the most basic requirement of a house. Learn about the various types of home heating systems and how to maintain them.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner diagnose and solve a baseboard hot water system that makes noise.
If you need to repair or replace your furnace and are wondering about general furnace costs, keep reading for a detailed look at furnace types, pricing factors to consider, and common repair costs.
Is your air conditioner not cooling? From refrigerant leaks to a malfunctioning compressor, these are five reasons why your air conditioner isn’t cooling and ways you can troubleshoot and prevent the issue.
We rounded up our favorite ideas to help you update your fireplace for a more modern look.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to control humidity throughout the house all year round.
Improve the air quality and keep your home energy efficient by sealing your ducts.
Beat the heat this summer by having the cleanest, coolest, and most-efficient air conditioner on the block.
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to prevent ice buildup from shutting down an air-conditioning system