Easy troubleshooting and maintenance tips for heater, boiler and furnace

Over Heating Boiler Troubleshooting

When The Boiler Fails to Meet System Load
Possible cause is that the boiler thermostat is set incorrectly, this could be corrected by simply checking the thermostat
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How to troubleshoot a faulty furnace

If your furnace does not heat try the following:

  • Make sure the heater’s thermostat is set to Heat.
  • Make sure the furnace’s circuit breaker is on, and that its fuse has not blown.

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How to troubleshoot a malfunctioning heating system

If your furnace pilot doesn’t light, try the following steps:

  • Insure nothing is on the way of warm air flow.

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Troubleshooting a faulty pilot light on an electronic-ignition furnace

If your furnace pilot doesn’t light, try the following steps:

  • Turn down the thermostat or turn the power switch off and then on again to reset the ignition control module.

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How to troubleshoot a faulty gas furnace ignition or pilot light

If your furnace pilot doesn’t light up or remain lit, the main causes are generally;
a loose or faulty thermocouple, a clogged pilot orifice or the flame could be set lower than it should. Read More


How to maintain your furnace in good shape throughout the winter

Every year before the winter, vacuum the area surrounding the furnace’s blower.
If possible, slide out the fan unit, clean each fan blade with a toothbrush, and then vacuum with a brush attachment on a vacuum cleaner. Read More


Troubleshooting Fumes in Boiler Room

If You Have Fumes in the Boiler Room

  • Perform a combustion analysis to determine if an incorrect combustion might be the cause.

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Troubleshooting common boiler problems

If You Have A Boiler that Fires Continuously

A usual cause is a faulty thermostat. This generally requires a thermostat repair or replacement.
There could also be a wiring fault that could need a repair. Read More