Tag Archives: Maintenance

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 […]

October 15, 2019

Why a Clean Chimney May Need a Boiler Tweak

With cooler weather creeping in – thoughts of sipping coffee, hot chocolate, or other libations in front of a roaring fire with smoke emitting from the chimney being to set it. But before those delightful thoughts can become a reality, there are some housekeeping items that must be attended too, such as: Do you have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

August 15, 2018

Warning signs it may be time for a new HVAC system

With Summer slowly creeping to an end and the promises of Fall foliage, crisp morning air, and delicious apple and pumpkin spice everything, it’s also the perfect time to do annual maintenance on your HVAC system. It’s always best practice to do routine service on a unit when you don’t need it to make sure […]

June 30, 2018

Should you turn your furnace off in the Summer

This is a common question that we get asked all the time. Most oil furnaces are burning fuel 24/7 and 365 days a year. So, it’s not surprising that we get asked about shutting down your furnace when you don’t need to heat your home. Surprisingly, the answer really isn’t a simple yes or no […]

June 15, 2018

How routine HVAC service can extend the life of your system

Aside from your home’s roof and a septic system, your heating and cooling system is one of the most important and expensive systems in your home. Unlike your roof, that just sits on top of your home providing protection, your HVAC system has many moving parts and mechanisms that need to be maintained over time […]