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Cleveland Property Owners: Are You Looking for a Boiler?

Dec 15

Cleveland Property Owners: Are You Looking for a Boiler?

Cleveland homeowners need to upgrade the heating system.

Heat your home efficiently with a furnace, boiler, or furnace. Take a look at what the differences are between hot water boilers and forced air furnaces.

Heating water heaters are more than hot water for the family. The heat from the hot water is radiated throughout the house to heat walls, floors, baseboards, and floors.

Different boilers use different energy sources for heating water. However, oil boilers tend to be less efficient and more expensive.

Types of boilers and their uses

Boilers are available in many sizes and styles.

  • Normal - A traditional boiler heats up quickly. It uses one tank to store hot water and another to store cold.
  • This sealed boiler can heat water in one boiler, which is ideal for homes with a floor area of between 1000 and 2500 sq. feet.
  • Hydronic boilers: Water is heated with hydronic coils. After that, it is pushed through sealed radiators throughout your home. The hydronic boiler heats your home quietly and comfortably.
  • Radiator boilers--Many older homes still have boilers that heat hot water or steam.

Installation and cost

The price of a boiler heating system will vary depending upon its quality. The cost of installing a boiler heater ranges from $3,500 to $8,000.

The annual operation cost

How much fuel you use can affect how much boiler costs to operate.

  • Electricity - 500
  • Natural gas - $240
  • Oil - $500


Keep in mind maintenance costs when updating your heating system.

Get your home heated more efficiently with a HomeAdvisor contractor.

Furnace, Forced Air Heating

A furnace heating unit uses an air heater to heat the air. Then, the air is circulated through ducts using a fan. Each room has slatted registers that allow you to adjust the temperature.

Types of furnaces and their uses

Many options are available for furnaces in Cleveland types.

  • Gas furnace – A gas furnace heats your house safely and efficiently. This heating method uses natural gas that is pumped underground to heat your home.
  • Heating furnace - This is where electricity is used to heat air. The heat is then pumped through a venting device into your home.
  • Propane, diesel, and propane oil - Propane oil furnaces use fuel tanks that must be filled. The pilot light heats air and then the fan blows it through heating vents.

Installation and cost

Each model will have a different price.

The annual operation cost

It all depends on what energy source you use. The annual cost of running your furnace can vary.

  • Natural gas - $850
  • Electricity - $900
  • Propane fuel - $1,550
  • Oil - $820


It's important to budget for maintenance and repairs.

Are you interested in heating your home with a furnace, boiler, or combination? Get help from a HomeAdvisor heating contractor.


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Cleveland, OH

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