Tag Archives: gas

April 30, 2020

Propane or electric – which is better for home appliances?

Whether you are picking out appliances for a brand new home or replacing existing appliances, cost aside, it can be a lot of fun to pick out new appliances from colors to new features – but before you choose your options, you need to decide if you want gas or electric. Just about all major […]

April 15, 2020

What factors affect the price of heating oil?

It seems like oil prices are always changing and knowing what influences heating oil prices can be one of your best ways to plan a winter budget that keeps your home warm and your wallet happy. Many local and international forces that come into play when suppliers set the price you’ll pay for oil. So […]

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 […]

August 30, 2019

Carbon Monoxide – What You Need to Know

Carbon Monoxide (CO) can be a pretty scary term considering over 50,000 people per year visit the hospital for accidental CO poisoning each year and more than 400 people in the U.S. die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you are operating any fuel-burning equipment in 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 […]

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 […]

August 30, 2018

How to clean and maintain your outdoor fireplace

An outdoor fireplace is a great way to extend your outdoor season and create a fun and cozy entertaining space. It can create the perfect focal point in your backyard landscape and add resale value to your home. However, proper maintenance is required to ensure that the fireplace will provide years of outdoor enjoyment. For […]