Tag Archives: safety

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 […]

Propane Safety for the Whole Family

When it comes to providing propane, Baribault’s highest priority is keeping you, your family, and your home warm, happy, and safe.  Even though Propane is a safe fuel that provides us heat and fuel to cook, propane does need to be handled safely. Everyone in your home should know what to do if they suspect […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Propane Safety: From Grilling to Heating Your Pool

For many people, Summer means an increased use in propane usage. This can be from using your grill to barbecue, heating up that pool water with a propane pool heater, or using a propane fireplace pit. No matter what your use, it’s important to make sure you’re following proper propane safety rules. Grill Safety Grilling […]

How to enjoy the holidays safely!

While the holidays are one of the most wonderful times of the year, it’s also one of the most dangerous. From traveling accidents to home fires, it’s important to make sure you and your family are safe this holiday season. Here’s a list of a few precautions you can take to keep the season merry […]

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 […]