Allexperts Repair Q and A
Volunteer mechanics answer questions via e-mail. Volunteers can be evaluated based on credentials and user ratings.
List of do's and don'ts for maintenance and repair.
Estimate the heating needs of a room, combination of rooms, or an entire home.
Buried Tanks - Home Heating Oil
Legal, environmental and technical information.
Carbon Monoxide Alert
Safe and unsafe practices, effects, detector placement, and discussion.
EPA tips on how to determine if ductwork needs cleaning. Criteria for choosing a contractor.
Furnace Blower Repair
Short example on replacing bearings and fan belt.
Everything from troubleshooting to maintenance and repair.
Information on gas, wood, pellet, and coal appliances. Cost comparison of the different fuels.
Heating System Maintenance
Tips on preparing a furnace for winter operation.
Find answers to steam heating problems by posting questions for experts or reading excerpts from books about heating.
John Mills Work Page
Advice from a service manager on buying a new unit, illustrated essay on chimney liners, and a history of brand names.
Flat rate price guide for checking repair costs.
Sound Home Resource Center
In-depth articles on topics related to improvement, care, and maintenance.
The Boiler Room
Forum to post residential steam related questions.
Information on heating system operation, components, troubleshooting and maintenance.