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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 […]

Home Builders: The Propane Advantage for New Construction

With home sales inventory at an all time low, many buyers are turning to purchasing land and having custom homes built rather than waiting for their dream home to hit the market. When choosing how to power your home, there are a lot of things to consider – availability of fuel sources, cost to install, […]

How Accurate is My Fuel Tank Gauge?

If you read our previous blog on reading your oil tank gauge, you already know how to properly read it and the signs to look for to in the event that it needs to be replaced. If you haven’t read the blog yet, you can access it here. Since heating oil tanks have remained relatively […]

Vent Alarms – the Safety Feature You Probably Didn’t Know You Had!

Did you know that your oil tank is most likely equipped with a vent alarm?  A vent alarm is a small device, usually a tube, that’s installed between your oil tank and the vent pipe. It lets the delivery driver know when your oil tank is full preventing an overfill.  A mess you want to […]

How to Know if You Should Repair or Replace Your Furnace

Making the decision to repair or replace your furnace is a situation that a homeowner will most likely face at some point in their life. Sometimes the decision can be very straightforward.  A furnace that costs you hundreds of dollars each year in repairs should be replaced, while other situations aren’t as easy to base […]