Tag Archives: Sue Santopietro

How to Improve Airflow in Your Home

Airflow, or circulation, is often overlooked when we think about comfort and the temperature of our home. It actually plays a pretty important role though; it reduces the accumulation of dust, helps keep the temperature even, and often affects humidity level. It can even play a vital role in reducing the number of germs and […]

How to Choose the Right HVAC Filters for Your Home

Filtering out particulates has become quite the hot topic lately, especially when talking about air quality in indoor spaces. To be honest, the air quality inside your home should always be a priority – after all it has a tremendous effect on your health during flu and allergy seasons. Air quality becomes especially important if […]

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 Use Your HVAC System to Keep Germs Out of Your Home

We seem to be sanitizing everything these days because being safe and staying healthy has become the #1 priority for many of us during the pandemic. Did you know that your HVAC might be contributing to the spread of dirt, grime, and germs? While we don’t deal with as many germs in our homes as […]

Tips for increasing your pool heater efficiency

If you are new to the pool heater club, then you’ll be in for a bit of a treat the first time you use it. Pool heaters are ideal for heating your pool’s water especially at the very beginning and end of the Summer. It can quickly heat your pool’s water to a much more […]

My basement flooded – is my furnace ok?

Flooding in CT, no matter what time of year, is just inevitable for some homeowners. Not only can it be a huge, expensive mess to clean up, but a flooded basement can be very overwhelming to deal with and cause some serious dangers. If your basement has taken on water, here are three things you […]

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 […]

How long is my heating oil good for?

Did you fill your oil tank up at the very end of the heating season, and now the oil is just sitting, unused in your tank? Are you wondering if it has a shelf life – is my oil still good, can it go bad, will it hurt my furnace to use “old” oil, am […]

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 […]

Vent free or vented gas insert – which to choose?

Whether your installing an updated system to replace your old insert or converting from a traditional wood burning fireplace to one that’s cleaner and more efficient – choosing between a vented or vent-free gas insert can be a big decision. As with making any decision, there are pros and cons to each type of insert […]