Can an automatic vent damper be installed on an oil furnace?

Answer Automatic vent dampers can be installed in oil furnaces. Vent dampers can increase the efficiency of the furnace lowering the cost of heating. Vent dampers on oil furnaces are applicable to single-... Read More »

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Do you need an air vent installed for the dishwasher and garbage disposal and if so can it be installed another way if needed?

Answer Your kitchen sink should already be vented if there is a p-trap draining to the wall. if it is an s-trap it is not vented and not to present code requirements. The dishwasher drain goes int... Read More »

What is a damper on a furnace?

A damper on a furnace is a type of device that controls the amount of airflow through the furnace and chimney. Without them, the fire would burn out of control and create a potentially dangerous si... Read More »

What Is a Direct Vent Furnace?

A direct vent furnace is a heating furnace that receives its input air directly from the outdoors, usually through an intake pipe. In very cold climates, this colder outside air can increase the fu... Read More »

How to Vent a York Diamond 80 Furnace?

A York Diamond 80 furnace is an 80 percent efficient gas-burning furnace. This means that out of all the natural gas you burn to heat your home, 20 percent of that is lost, heating only the flue pi... Read More »