Tag Archives: propane

The Real Cost of Heating with Electricity

With legislation aimed at eliminating fossil fuels to attain net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 across the country, many people are left wondering if heating their homes with electricity is the way to go. This might sound like a great idea in theory, but there’s much more to the story. While Baribault Fuel firmly believes in […]

Go Green – Use Propane

We are hearing more and more about climate change and the importance of reducing our ‘carbon footprint’ by switching to cleaner, green energy to help protect our environment. Many of us aren’t able to run out and trade in our gas-powered vehicles for Teslas, but it is important to make sure you are well-informed, especially […]

Home Builders: The Propane Advantage for New Construction

With home sales inventory at an all time low, many buyers are turning to purchasing land and having custom homes built rather than waiting for their dream home to hit the market. When choosing how to power your home, there are a lot of things to consider – availability of fuel sources, cost to install, […]

How to Know if You Should Repair or Replace Your Furnace

Making the decision to repair or replace your furnace is a situation that a homeowner will most likely face at some point in their life. Sometimes the decision can be very straightforward.  A furnace that costs you hundreds of dollars each year in repairs should be replaced, while other situations aren’t as easy to base […]

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 […]

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 […]

Should You Buy or Lease Your Propane Tank?

When it comes to using propane in your home, you have the option to either buy or lease your propane tank. Like most choices, there are pros and cons that should be taken into consideration before you make your decision. The most common questions customers have are: What is the cost to buy the tank […]

How to tell how much propane is left in your BBQ tank

May and Memorial Day especially are the unofficial start of the BBQ season. That means it’s time to break out the grill, give it a thorough cleaning, throw some steaks on it, and have your first backyard cookout of the year. What’s worse than overcooked meat during BBQ season – running out of propane in the […]

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 […]