Tag Archives: Baribault Fuel

Energy Saving Tips for Pool Owners

For most of us in Northwest Connecticut, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and Swimming Pool Season! Owning a swimming pool – be it above ground or inground – can be expensive.  Outside of purchasing the coolest pool floaties and all the chemicals there are some other “hidden expenses” that add up quickly and […]

Let’s get your A/C Ready for Summer!

The dog days of summer in Northwest Connecticut are right around the corner, and no one wants to be caught off guard with an air conditioning system that doesn’t work efficiently the first time the thermometer hits 90! It’s time for your Annual A/C maintenance day – a few simple steps to ensure your unit […]

How to Avoid Condensation in your Oil Tank

Spring has arrived in Connecticut and summer will be here before you know it which means it’s time to give your furnace a break after all the hard work it did during the winter months. Although we are all excited for warmer weather and lower fuel oil bills, there are a few things you should […]

How to Conserve Fuel Oil Usage

With the recent spike in oil prices not only here in Connecticut, but throughout the nation we thought it was the perfect time to share how to best conserve on oil usage. Following are some tried and true tips. As always, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out to our professional team […]

Spring Cleaning & Maintenance for your Outdoor Living Space

Now that spring fever is in the air, many of us are getting our outdoor spaces ready for entertaining and dining.  If you have an outdoor firepit table, gas grill and/or outdoor gas fireplace that hasn’t been used since last fall – it’s time to do some maintenance before you invite the neighbors over for […]

Considering an Outdoor Entertainment Space? Here’s the 101 to get started!

It’s March and that means spring fever is in the air! Here at Baribault Fuel the buzz around the water cooler is all about outdoor living spaces – and that of course includes kitchens and fireplaces!  Our clients are already inquiring about built in propane grill, fireplace and firepit installations so we thought this would […]

Tips on How to Maintain your Gas Fireplace

Many people are opting to forgo traditional wood burning fireplaces with cleaner gas burning ones on the idea they are “maintenance free”.  Yes, you don’t have the messy wood piles, and ash to clean out after every use, but there are some key maintenance protocols you should follow to ensure your safety and the longevity […]

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning– Know and Recognize the Danger Signs

Winter is still looming here in the Northeast and so are incidents of Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning.  CO is a highly poisonous and deadly gas produced by burning fuels such as natural gas, charcoal, gasoline and even wood.  Dangerous levels of CO can occur in your home when appliances aren’t properly maintained and/or are used […]

Choosing the Right Propane Fire Pit – the Different Types

Propane fire pits are one of the easiest ways to spruce up your outdoor space and let you spend more time outside as it gets colder. In just seconds, you and your family can be enjoying the comfort and warmth of a consistent flame with no mess or hassle of firewood. Some of the great […]

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 […]