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Tips for Staying Cool This Summer Without Breaking the Bank

During those dog days of Summer when the air conditioning is calling your name, it can be tempting to crank the temperature down as low as it can go. It might be instant cooling relief in the moment, but you might get a little heated when you get your energy bill! Here are some tips […]

AFUE Rating – What is it and What Is Considered “Good”?

AFUE is one of the most important measures for heating appliances, including furnaces, boilers, or water heaters. If you haven’t heard the term AFUE before or don’t know exactly what it means – don’t worry, you aren’t alone. An AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) rating – often displayed on a yellow sticker on the unit – is […]

Condensing Vs. Non-Condensing Boilers

As the weather starts to warm up, you’re probably not thinking about your heating equipment or about anything having to do with condensing, but the best time to plan a replacement for your old boiler is when it’s not in high demand – aka during the warmer months of the year. When it comes to […]

What does Baribault Fuel check for when Doing My Annual Furnace Tune-up?

The key to saving energy and money when it comes to heating your home is improving efficiency and one of the simplest and easiest ways to do that is by scheduling an annual system tune-up. The best time to schedule a tune-up service is when you aren’t using your system, so either before winter arrives […]

Go Green – Use Propane

We are hearing more and more about climate change and the importance of reducing our ‘carbon footprint’ by switching to cleaner, green energy to help protect our environment. Many of us aren’t able to run out and trade in our gas-powered vehicles for Teslas, but it is important to make sure you are well-informed, especially […]

Have you Spring Cleaned your Water Heater?

Are you just itching to start tackling that Spring Cleaning list? Don’t forget to add water heater maintenance to your chore list! Your water heater is one of your home’s most important appliances, yet it’s often the most neglected. When was the last time you cleaned yours? Your water often gets ignored because it quietly […]

Propane Safety for the Whole Family

When it comes to providing propane, Baribault’s highest priority is keeping you, your family, and your home warm, happy, and safe.  Even though Propane is a safe fuel that provides us heat and fuel to cook, propane does need to be handled safely. Everyone in your home should know what to do if they suspect […]

What to do if You Run Out of Heating Oil

Running out of heating oil is one of the worst nightmares a homeowner, especially in the winter can have. But if it happens – don’t panic.  Below is a check list to help you get through it! Step 1. Make sure you are actually out of oil. This might seem obvious but there are a […]