Tips to Lower Your Summer Electric Bills

Tips to Lower Your Summer Electric Bills

Summer is right around the corner. Although spring temperatures in New England are comfortable, as the summer temperatures rise, so do your electric bills. We run the air conditioning more to keep temperatures down. We may need to do more laundry after days spent outside or at the beach. And now with many of us …

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Fill Your Oil Tank before the Summer Heat

Why Fill Your Oil Tank at the End of the Heating Season

Daffodils are a sure sign that spring is here and summer is coming. If you heat your home with oil, it also means you need to fill your tank and keep it full for the summer. In the winter, an empty tank means no heat. But an empty heating oil storage tank in the summer …

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Home Heating Safety Tips

Home Heating Safety Tips

We all want to stay warm in the winter. We turn on our heat, crank up the fireplace and snuggle under a warm blanket. But according to the National Fire Protection Association, heating is the second leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries, and the third leading cause of home fire deaths. Here …

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Ideal Room Temperature for Winter

Ideal Room Temperature for Winter

When the temperature is cold, most homeowners are tempted to turn their thermostats up to make their homes toasty warm. Excessive raising and lowering the temperature can cause your energy bills to spike. Plus moving the temperature often can cause your HVAC system to work too hard. But is there an ideal room temperature that …

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Tips to Prevent Running Out of Heating Oil

Tips to Prevent Running Out of Heating Oil

If you use heating oil to warm your home during winter, one of your tasks is to ensure you never run out of heating oil. Heating oil is an essential element of your home. Running out of heating oil in the middle of winter means waking up to a very cold house. Besides the inconvenience …

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7 Tips to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

7 Tips to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

Every time winter rolls around, one of our first tasks is to prepare our home for cold weather. We need to make sure our home has no leaks which waste energy and increase your heating bills! Wintertime energy spikes are driven by an increase in heating, the single largest user of energy in a home. …

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