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Money Saving Hot Water Heater Tips

Most people don’t give their water heater a second thought unless it’s on the fritz or leaking – both are not ideal situations – however there’s so much more your water heater could be doing for you. Like saving you money! Your water heater works hard to make sure you, your home, and your appliances […]

How to prepare your home for heating fuel deliveries this Winter

If your home is reliant on heating fuel deliveries– such as propane or oil –you know it’s critical to ensure you don’t run out and find yourself in an emergency situation!  During the Winter, no one wants to run out of heating fuel, so it’s vital you prepare your home for your fuel deliveries. Winter […]

Winter Hacks to Keep Your Home Warm

With the heart of Winter about to descend on Connecticut, it’s important to keep as much heat in your home as possible. Wintertime energy spikes are driven by an increase in heating, which is the single largest user of energy in a home. All hope isn’t lost though, there are a number of simple and easy […]

ENERGY STAR – What does the rating really mean?

It’s probably pretty safe to assume that most people have seen the ENERGY STAR  logo on an appliance. Typically, you know that it means that the appliance will lower your home energy costs compared to non-rated models. But there’s a lot more to the rating than just the sticker. How did the ENERGY STAR rating […]

The best fuel to temporarily heat your construction project

Every construction project manager knows that once you hit mid to late Fall, it’s only a matter of time before you’ll need to heat your construction project, temporarily, to make it through the snow and deep freeze that will inevitably settle into Connecticut.  There are several important reasons why you need to find the best […]

I smell Oil! Is this Normal?

Heating oil has a very distinct smell. Generally, you shouldn’t smell it in your home. If you do notice a smell it could be a sign of something simple and minor or a sign of something major that needs immediate attention. Here are some reasons you may be smelling heating oil in your home: You […]

How to Improve Airflow in Your Home

Airflow, or circulation, is often overlooked when we think about comfort and the temperature of our home. It actually plays a pretty important role though; it reduces the accumulation of dust, helps keep the temperature even, and often affects humidity level. It can even play a vital role in reducing the number of germs and […]

Can Your Home’s Temperature Really Affect Your Sleep?

The answer is YES, the temperature does affect your sleep. Did you know that more than 1 in 3 Americans suffer from sleep deprivation? If you fall into that 33%, it could be affecting your health. While there are a lot of reasons why you could be missing out on those 7-8 hours each night, […]