The type of water heater you pick can have a surprising impact on your quality of life: not only will it affect how much you spend on your energy bills in your Connecticut home (since nearly 20 percent of your energy bills could come from heating water), but it will also influence your property value, […]
Now that school is out here in Connecticut, your children will probably be spending much more time at home; if you use propane appliances, it’s a great time to review how to identify and respond to propane emergencies.
Summer 2019 is upon us (finally!) – which means that soon you’ll be relying on your air conditioning system to keep your Connecticut home comfortable (if you need to schedule your annual professional air conditioning maintenance, do it soon: with a hot, sticky summer predicted, you’re going to need it). But summer isn’t just a good […]
Believe it or not, warm weather will eventually make its way to Connecticut this year – and when it does, it will likely come with a vengeance.
Remember this date: April 27, 2019. In case you’re not up on your 1,200+ National Celebration Days, that’s National Pool Opening Day – time to pull off the tarp and get skimming! The problem for those of us living in Connecticut is that April mornings and evenings can still be quite chilly: in fact, average temperatures […]
If you’re shopping for a new Connecticut home this coming spring, you might find that some of your options are powered by propane. That’s great, considering how efficient and versatile propane can be for your home. Just remember that buying a propane-powered home comes with certain considerations that don’t apply to a home that uses […]
The good news, if you’re not a fan of cold weather, is that we have passed the halfway point of winter 2018/19. The not so good news is that, as we seem to learn every year, winter here in Connecticut ain’t over until it’s over. Whatever the weather has in store for us in the […]
With regular professional maintenance and a little bit of luck, your propane- or heating oil-fired furnace could last 12 to 15 years or more.
If you own an oil-fired furnace or boiler and have been looking for a more eco-friendly way to heat your Connecticut home this fall and winter, guess what: you already have it.
If you have been looking for a way to shrink your home’s carbon footprint but have been hesitant to convert your heating oil system to natural gas or propane, you’re in luck…