If you’ve priced a new manufactured home gas water heater lately, you’ve discovered that sealed combustion units cost over $675 WITHOUT installation. Are gas water heaters still the way to go? In my opinion the answer is ‘NO’. Water heater manufacturers must display on the unit itself the estimated annual operating cost. If anyone has … Continue Reading about Convert Gas Water Heater into Electric
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There are several types of relays: furnace relays, circuit board relays, time delay relay (sequencer). In most relays, a lower voltage activates a magnet which closes or opens a switch to a higher voltage circuit. For example, if you connect a low voltage to a 24V furnace relay and test it using a voltage meter, … Continue Reading about How Do Relays Work?
At first look, wiring inside a furnace appears to be basic wire & ends found at any hardware store. Take a second look, and you’ll see otherwise. Warning — shut off the power to your furnace before attempting any repair. Furnace wiring must be rated to safely take the heat of a furnace. In many … Continue Reading about Wiring a Furnace Overview
How many of you have either wished or tried unsuccessfully to convert an existing ceiling light into a ceiling fan? For those of you who have tried, your ceiling fan biggest hurdle was most likely how to support the weight of a ceiling fan. Installing a Ceiling Fan: When installing a ceiling fan, first shut … Continue Reading about How to Install a Ceiling Fan
Temperature control switch is designed for use in solar air heaters. Are you building your own solar air heater or furnace? If so you’ll appreciate this sturdy and reliable switch for turning your fan on and off at a temperature you preset. Simply mount the temperature control inside your solar heating panel. Locate the switch … Continue Reading about Solar Heater Temperature Control Switch