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January 30, 2019

What is a High Efficiency Heating System?

Most people take their heating system for granted during the Winter. Their house is warm, they keep an eye on fuel levels if they don’t have Automatic Delivery, and they don’t think twice about how’s it’s working – until it’s not! During a prolonged cold snap is when most people realize they may have a […]

January 15, 2019

Want to reduce your energy costs – try a hybrid hot water heater

With electricity rates constantly on the rise, it’s no surprise that consumers are always looking for ways to reduce the amount of energy they consume. Even with changing all your lights to LED’s, living in the dark, and using your electronic devices sparingly, you may find that your bill has barely moved! Why? Your water […]

December 30, 2018

Furnace not working? Check these before you panic!

There’s nothing worse than your furnace not working when it’s the dead of Winter and it’s literally freezing outside. Before you call a service technician and incur some emergency service bills, make sure you check these first! Make sure your furnace is on. You might be surprised but this step is often overlooked and the […]

December 15, 2018

How to enjoy the holidays safely!

While the holidays are one of the most wonderful times of the year, it’s also one of the most dangerous. From traveling accidents to home fires, it’s important to make sure you and your family are safe this holiday season. Here’s a list of a few precautions you can take to keep the season merry […]

November 30, 2018

Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

We know that heating your home during the winter is a big line item for your budget.  When homeowners get hit with unexpected emergency repairs on top of their oil bill, that can easily wipe out your slush fund you planned on using for that trip to the islands! Here are a few things we […]

November 15, 2018

Gas or wood fireplace – which is better?

A question that is asked by nearly every person who owns a home that has a fireplace or is building a home and is looking to incorporate one – Gas or Wood? Fireplaces are a great way to supplement your heating system, add a focal point to a room, and provide a cozy and warm […]

October 30, 2018

Does a programmable thermostat really save money and energy?

Programmable thermostats have been steadily gaining popularity over the past few years. You’ve probably walked into your local Home Depot or Lowe’s and noticed the sleek and modern NEST Thermostat* proudly displayed on its own end cap. But given the price tag,  is it really worth it? Will you recoup your money? And if so, […]

October 15, 2018

Fall Maintenance Tips for your home and autos

Carving pumpkins, choosing a Halloween costume, decorating the front porch, and baking everything apple and pumpkin flavored are just a few of the to-dos on many family’s Fall checklist, but making sure your home and autos are ready for the season are just as important as prepping for those tricker treaters. We get it, no […]