Tag Archives: Furnace

June 30, 2020

My furnace is starting to rust – what’s causing it?

When you think of rust, you might think that a rusting furnace is kind of odd because it’s is usually associated with water. A furnace doesn’t use water to produce heat, it uses air, so why would it rusting? A furnace, when properly maintained, can last a long time, but wear and tear takes its […]

February 29, 2020

Can a Gas Heater Work During a Power Outage?

What’s worse than having to shovel several feet of snow in the dead of a Connecticut winter? Having to do it during a power outage!  If you are lucky enough to have an on-demand generator or even one you need to manually turn on, you can still run some lights, appliances, and most importantly your […]

November 15, 2019

Warning signs it’s time to replace that propane or natural gas furnace

The trees have shed their leaves, the days are getting shorter, and cold weather is going to be here to stay – with predictions of a very cold winter too. Is your furnace prepared to get you through the winter and keep you and your family warm? Your gas or propane furnace is one of […]

September 15, 2019

Three Things to Do for Your Heating System Before You Use It

After a crazy Summer of heat waves and 90+ degree weather, the last thing on most people’s minds is thinking about turning on the heat. But it should be. We’ve mentioned a few times in past articles and on social media, that the Summer is actually a great time to be thinking about your heating […]

July 30, 2019

What to Expect During a Home Inspection When Buying a New House

Buying a new house can be a very exciting and nerve-wracking time – it’s a huge investment and mostly likely something that you’re going to be making payments on for many years to come. That’s why it’s important to make sure that you not only have a home inspection, but make sure that your home […]

June 15, 2019

What is a Baribault maintenance plan and what does it cover?

With Baribault’s Maintenance Plan, maintaining your system has never been easier. We help minimize emergencies and keep your equipment running at peak efficiency. Whether you need a tune-up, maintenance or an emergency repair, you can count on Baribault’s expert and dependable in-house technicians to be there for you. Heating systems require regular maintenance, so many […]

April 15, 2019

Why you need to change your furnace air filter regularly

When it comes to caring for your furnace, it’s kind of like taking care of your car. Instead of a tune up and oil changes, it requires an annual cleaning and filter changes. If you aren’t changing your filters every 3 to 9 month you should be – and here’s why. Extends the life of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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