How old are furnaces?

Answer Ancient furnaces have been discovered that date as far back as 2050 BC, although older furnaces are believed to have existed. They were used for the purpose of metalworking, manipulating materials ... Read More »

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How do gas furnaces work?

A comfortably warmed home provides welcomed relief on a cold day. Combustible gases like natural gas, methane or propane are used to heat air and a furnace forces this warmed air into the rooms of ... Read More »

Is asbestos in furnaces?

Back before the health problems associated with asbestos were discovered and it was still being used for insulation, it was often used around furnaces and heating ducts. If your home was built betw... Read More »

Information on Kerosene Furnaces?

Kerosene was first discovered by Abraham Gesner, a British physician, in 1853. Since ancient times, petroleum has been used as adhesives and water proofing materials. Demand for petroleum increased... Read More »

Who makes Whirlpool furnaces?

The Whirlpool Corporation headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan, produces and markets Whirlpool furnaces.The Whirlpool Corporation, one of the world's largest producers of household appliances a... Read More »