What happens if your furnace is installed incorrectly

What Can Happen If Your Furnace Is Installed Incorrectly?

January 27, 2020

Today’s home furnaces are more advanced than ever – a complex blend of electronic and mechanical elements that interact with an equally complex system of heating components throughout your home. For this reason – and several others – a heating system should always be installed by highly trained heating professionals. What can happen if your furnace […]

How is furnace efficiency measured?

How Is Furnace Efficiency Measured?

January 20, 2020

Shopping for home comfort equipment these days can be confusing, especially with all those acronyms to sift through – SEER, EER, and HSPF, to name a few. But when it comes to shopping for a new furnace, one acronym is particularly important: AFUE. AFUE – or Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency – tells you what percentage of the […]

Propane safety

Winter Propane Safety Tips

January 14, 2020

If you use propane gas to power your home, you know it has one of the best safety records of any household fuel source. But as is the case with any fuel, you have to know how to use propane properly to enjoy its many benefits – and that includes knowing what to do to […]

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Heating System Problems? It Could Be Your Ductwork

January 6, 2020

Investing in a top quality furnace and having it installed and serviced by heating system experts can go a long way toward keeping your home heating system performing well and keeping you comfortable over the years. Unfortunately, even doing all that right won’t guarantee that you won’t have heating issues at some point in your […]

Water heater challenges in winter

December 23, 2019

Your home furnace or boiler works hard during a New England winter to keep your family safe and warm. But it’s not the only home comfort system that puts in extra work during the shortest, coldest days of the year: your water heater works harder in winter than at any other time of the year, […]

Stay safe and warm this winter

Stay Safe and Warm This Winter with These Propane Tips

December 17, 2019

Winter arrives this week here in New England, which means that soon you’ll be leaning hard and often on our propane-fired heating system to keep your family safe and warm. To make sure you get the heat you need this winter in the safest, easiest way possible, please follow these tips: Sign up for automatic […]

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Avoiding Holiday Plumbing Problems

December 10, 2019

Few things can dampen (often literally) the spirit of the holiday season quite like a plumbing disaster. Whether your problem originates in the sink, the garbage disposal, or even your guest bathroom, a plumbing emergency can be an inconvenience at best and a costly catastrophe at worst. The good news is that you can avoid […]

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10 Hot Tips for Saving Energy This Winter

December 2, 2019

Another New England winter is on our doorstep, and with it will come higher heating and energy bills. But don’t despair: there is plenty you can do to keep those home energy bills in check! Here are 10 of the best ways to keep your propane or heating oil bills as low as possible in […]

Furnace or boiler won’t start? Try these things before calling for service

November 25, 2019

It’s not officially winter yet here in New England, but we’ve certainly gotten a preview of what’s to come in the last few weeks. Soon enough, we’ll be getting those days when the temperature drops 30-degree in a few hours – and when we do, you may find that your furnace or boiler isn’t up […]

Weather forecasting

Weather Forecasting: How Much Heating Oil or Propane Will You Need?

November 18, 2019

There are many variables that come into play when estimating how much fuel you’ll use to heat your house in winter – how energy efficient your home is, weather conditions, and the age of your heating equipment, to name a few. But whether you use heating oil or propane, there are some rules of thumb […]