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Propane Safety Tips for Winter

While we’re still in the earlier stages of winter, the weather has certainly brought record-breaking temperatures across the country. The cold snap means an increase in the heating of homes, many of which rely on natural propane gas to keep the cold where it belongs: outside. Propane gas is very easy to store and use […]

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Smart Thermostats: Changing How We Make Our Homes Comfortable

Heating and cooling costs account for a decent portion of our monthly budgets, so finding ways to keep our homes comfortable during extreme weather is an ideal way to cushion the bottom line. While modern engineering has already given us more energy-efficient appliances in and around our homes, smart thermostats are taking this a step […]

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Keeping Oil Delivery Drivers Safe During Winter Weather

Snow has already fallen in Connecticut and predictions are calling for lots more this season. As a responsible homeowner, you’ve probably already stocked up on ice melt for your driveway and have the snow blower ready to go. It’s important to use these tools to keep clean passages so you can get in and out […]

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Old Furnace Keeping You Cold? Consider New Heating Equipment

Most homeowners cringe when they think about having to invest in something as big as a new furnace. Especially when the system decides to give out during the holidays or other budget-constricting times. But if you’ve lived in your home for 20 or more years or bought a home with an already aged heating system, […]

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The Disadvantages & Pitfalls of COD Fuel Oil Delivery

If your home relies on fuel oil for winter heating, you have two basic options when it comes to oil delivery: buying oil with cash-on-delivery (COD) service providers, or investing in an automatic full-service plan. COD companies sell fuel oil as cheaply as possible, which many consumers mistakenly assume means they offer the best value. […]

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Brace for a Cold, Snowy 2017-2018 Winter in the Northeast

Whether you’re apt to rely on folk wisdom or modern science, the experts all agree—Connecticut residents and other New Englanders should get ready for a doozy of a winter. According to the 200-year-old Farmers’ Almanac, which uses a secret formula that relies on tides, sunspots, and other factors to make its forecasts, the northeastern states […]

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What to Expect from a Professional Furnace Inspection and Tune-Up

With cold weather coming fast here in Connecticut, it’s time to start thinking seriously about having your furnace inspected by a professional (if you haven’t already). Experts from HVAC professionals to equipment manufacturers all recommend having your home’s furnace inspected and maintained at least once per year. But many homeowners neglect this important service. Sometimes […]

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6 Tips to Boost Your Oil-Heated Home’s Energy Efficiency this Winter

If you’re a homeowner in Connecticut, odds are you’re pretty concerned with your home’s energy efficiency—especially if you rely on oil heating. Energy efficiency doesn’t just mean saving money on your utility bills; it means staying comfortable through New England’s seasonal extremes and making sure you’re doing your part for the environment. Luckily, boosting your […]

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Alternatives to Natural Gas: Reasons to Stick with Oil or Propane

As the energy industry continues to diversify, customers are faced with more and more options to keep their homes warm and comfortable. Natural gas has become a buzzed-about fuel that has oil and propane customers second-guessing their existing energy source. But is it really worth it to switch? When it comes down to it, Connecticut […]

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End of Summer Maintenance Tips to Prep Your Home for Fall

Labor Day weekend is just around the corner, which means the heating season will be here before we know it. Will your home be ready? Take advantage of late summer’s weather to complete some easy projects around the house that will help save valuable energy, money, and time once the leaves start to fall. Make […]

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