Our Picks for Best HVAC Vacuum Pumps

With so many HVAC Vacuum Pumps to choose from, how can you make sure you’re purchasing the right one for your job? Main Things to Look for When Buying an HVAC Vacuum Pump CFM (Cubic Feet a Minute) Stage (1-Stage or 2-Stage) CFM The CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) on HVAC vacuum pumps is how… Read More »

What is Forced Air Heating?

Chances are you have heard the term forced air heating, but what is forced air heating? Forced air heating is when air is heated and distributed through a home using ducts. The air can be heated by a gas furnace, an electric furnace, or a heat pump, and when a fan is put into the… Read More »

How To Test a Gas Furnace Pressure Switch

A gas furnace pressure switch is a necessary component for safety and for the furnace to turn on. If the switch is not working, the furnace will not start. What is a Gas Furnace Pressure Switch? A gas furnace pressure switch is a safety component that makes sure gas is being vented from a furnace… Read More »

Our Picks for Best Refrigerant Leak Detectors for HVAC

Finding a refrigerant leak in an HVAC system can be easy at times, and other times, almost impossible. One method is to use a bubbly liquid sprayed around where a possible leak is to visibly see the location of the leak. Using this method does work but often requires lots of time, especially for small,… Read More »

What is the for Best Electric Heater for an RV?

Heating an RV very much depends on the source of power you have available. For example, an RV hooked up to a good electric source can easily use electric heating units. Of course, while camping away from a good electric power source propane is likely is also a good option. Each has its pros and… Read More »

Our Picks for Best 120 Volt Electric Garage Heaters 2022

Keeping a garage warm, or at least warmer, is ideal when working during the winter. One of the problems with many garages is they lack a 220-volt outlet to run a heavy duty-heater. 220-volts is ideal for getting the high amps needed to run a commercial-style electric heater. With that said, there are many 120-volt… Read More »

Our Picks for Best Portable Heaters with a Thermostat

A portable heater can be a real benefit in the winter, from an under-performing HVAC unit to heating a space such as a garage. Units that have a thermostat are great since they turn on and off automatically. Do Electric Heaters Have Thermostats? Yes, many electric heaters have a thermostat to adjust the temperature. Most… Read More »

What is Emergency Heat and What is Normal Use

If thermostat has a setting for EM. Heat, it is short for Emergency Heat. Emergency heat is separate from the standard heating system and should only be used when a house is very cold. When EM. Heat is used power usage will go up quickly, which will, of course, will show up on a power… Read More »