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Below are the categories for any articles that are published on our website. You can find articles on topics ranging from heating oil, propane, heating equipment, cooling, plumbing and much, much more. Our Home section also contains important tips, insightful facts and helpful how-to guides on lots of topics about everything from energy efficiency to important safety tips for taking care of your home and family. We also update our Featured Articles section with our newest and most relevant seasonal content to help you with your home services throughout the year. Check them out below...
 

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Featured Articles

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: 9 Tips to Help You Prepare

Prepare your home for the winter months with this helpful home maintenance ... Read full story ›

Steam Radiator vs. Forced Hydronic Baseboard Boilers

Learn more about the different between a steam radiator, and a forced hydro... Read full story ›

Moving In or Out?

We can help! As your total home comfort services partner, you can count on ... Read full story ›

5 Things to Know About Oil Heat

Contrary to what you may think, heating oil is clean, safe, and abundant. R... Read full story ›

Major Storm Preparedness Checklist Infographic

Be prepared for major storms or hurricanes by using this checklist to make ... Read full story ›

Major Storm & Hurricane Preparedness Checklist Infographic

Be prepared for major storms or hurricanes by using this checklist to make ... Read full story ›

Major Storm & Hurricane Preparedness Checklist Infographic

Be prepared for major storms or hurricanes by using this checklist to make ... Read full story ›

Major Storm & Hurricane Preparedness Checklist Infographic

Be prepared for major storms or hurricanes by using this checklist to make ... Read full story ›

Major Storm & Hurricane Preparedness Checklist Infographic

Be prepared for major storms or hurricanes by using this checklist to make ... Read full story ›

Hurricane & Storm Preparedness Checklist Infographic

Hurricane season along the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic seaboard traditionally ... Read full story ›

Guide Dogs "Petro" and "Harmony" Are Certified in Good Manners and Obedience Training!

Petro Home Services is honored to receive certificates acknowledging our su... Read full story ›

The 2018 Region Energy Golf Classic to benefit the United Way of Northern NJ raised over $26,000!

Warmth is what we're all about and that also means doing our best to warm t... Read full story ›

Moving? We'll give you the warmest welcome to your new home

Check out the helpful tips if you're planning to move in or out of a home. Read full story ›

Do you really need a backup generator?

Read on to learn about the importance of owning a backup generator. Read full story ›

5 Signs You Need an AC Tune Up

Check out the 5 reasons why you may need an AC tune up! Read full story ›

All you need to know about choosing an AC repair company

Learn how to choose the right AC repair company for your home. Read full story ›

Summer is the best time to schedule your heating system tune-up for winter

Be prepared this year and schedule your heating tune-up in the summer! Read full story ›

Choosing a heating oil service provider: the hidden cost of a bargain

Learn how to choose the right heating oil provider for your home. Read full story ›

HVAC Basics: What is HVAC and What Does It Stand For?

Learn more about the basics of HVAC systems, including what HVAC stands for... Read full story ›

Storm and Hurricane Preparedness for Homeowners

Make sure you are prepared for upcoming storms and hurricanes with this hel... Read full story ›

Tankless Hot Water Heaters vs Tank Storage Water Heaters

Learn about the difference between tankless hot water heaters and tank stor... Read full story ›

Comparing benefits & cost of propane vs. electric heat

It's a fact! Propane heat is more economical and more efficient than electr... Read full story ›

Heating Oil System vs. Natural Gas Heat - The Facts You Need To Know

Learn why choosing oil to heat your home is a better decision than converti... Read full story ›

How your oil home heating system works

3:11 - Learn more about how your home oil heating system works from the exp... Read full story ›

When to replace your central air conditioning system

When is it time to replace your central air conditioning system? Read on. Read full story ›

15 Steps to Manage Your Oil Heat Bill This Winter

Follow these steps to manage your home heating oil costs and save energy. Read full story ›

Ductless vs window unit AC systems: pros and cons

The pros and cons of ductless mini split and window AC units. Read full story ›

Boiler and furnace tune-up benefits & tips

Learn more about the benefits of a furnace or boiler tune-up and when to sc... Read full story ›

Why fireplace safety and cleaning your chimney matter

Fireplace safety and cleaning your chimney are incredibly important, learn ... Read full story ›

Portable vs Standby Whole House Generators - Which One Do You Need For Your Home?

Learn more about the difference between whole house and portable generators... Read full story ›

Oil: Its History and Role in Home Heating

Learn more about oil, including its history and role in home heating. Read full story ›

How to choose a propane supplier

You deserve a supplier that offers reliable service and substantial value t... Read full story ›

Why Your AC Is Freezing Up: 3 Common Reasons and What to Do About It

Learn about why your AC may be freezing up and what you can do about it. Read full story ›

Winterizing your home: how to avoid frozen pipes and more

Winterizing your home is vital for those planning long winter vacations, an... Read full story ›

What are the advantages of using propane?

Check out some of the great reasons why propane is one of the best fuel sou... Read full story ›

Plumbing Basics: How Your Home Plumbing Works

Learn the basics of home plumbing from our trusted Petro experts. Read full story ›

Plumbing Glossary: Plumbing Terms You Need to Know as a Homeowner

54 plumbing terms you need to know to stay informed about your home system. Read full story ›

Keep cool and keep some cash in your pocket this summer!

Stay cool and save money this summer with these helpful tips. Read full story ›

6 Easy Plumbing Tips to Prevent Problems & Save You Money this Summer

Hot temperatures in the summer lead to an increase in water usage. Checkout... Read full story ›

Propane gas safety tips for outdoor grilling this Summer

Are you ready to fire up your grill for the summer? While almost everyone l... Read full story ›

When is it time to replace your water heater? Repair or replace guide to water heaters

1:40 - Everything you need to know to keep your water heater functioning ef... Read full story ›

We've got the tips you need to keep you – and your home – safe during the big freeze

Learn more about how to stay safe and warm during extreme cold temperatures... Read full story ›

The benefits of choosing home heating oil (infographic)

The benefits of choosing oil to heat your home. Read full story ›

Do you need to repair or replace your furnace?

Keep your current system or get a new, energy-efficient system? Our guide w... Read full story ›

Choosing the right oil company: Don't be fooled by a bargain!

We've all heard the phrase "buyer beware." And it doesn't just apply to ret... Read full story ›

Home Heating Oil - it is a great value!

Oil prices are continuing to be volatile and we know that’s challenging for... Read full story ›

Everything you need to know about heating oil.

When we were younger, teachers and parents used to tell us we were never to... Read full story ›

Oil Heat - What You Need To Know

Today's heating oil is biodegradable and 95% cleaner than ever before! As t... Read full story ›

The Facts About Oil vs. Gas Heating

We wanted to share the latest news about gas and oil heat, to help you make... Read full story ›

What Is Oil?

Oil is the remains of ancient plants and animals, compressed deep in the ea... Read full story ›

How Your Oil-Fired Heating System Works

Oil-fired heating systems distribute heat in one of three ways: warm air th... Read full story ›

Furnace Won't Start When You Turn It On?

You can use the following as a cheat sheet to easily check your furnace bef... Read full story ›

Full service vs. discount heating oil

Why choose a full service heating oil company like Wallace Energy over anot... Read full story ›

Why is Summer the perfect time to schedule your heating system tune-up?

There are lots of great reasons to get a heating system tune-up when it’s w... Read full story ›

Natural Gas Heating System – Why An Annual Tune Up Is Important.

If you use natural gas to heat your home, your furnace is one of the most v... Read full story ›

Chill out about energy costs and save this summer!

As your year-round, total home comfort provider, you can count on us to hel... Read full story ›

What AC repair company is best for you?

Be smart before deciding which company is best to handle all your central o... Read full story ›

Window AC Units or Ductless AC Systems

If you live in a home that cannot handle ductwork, or a rental property, th... Read full story ›

5 Signs That You Need An AC Tune Up

Getting an AC tune up should be something that’s part of your yearly “home ... Read full story ›

R22 (Refrigerant) Replacement

If your air conditioning system was installed in 2010 or before, it probabl... Read full story ›

What is a ductless, mini-split AC system?

Like regular central A/C systems, ductless mini-split A/C systems place the... Read full story ›

Air Conditioning Systems: What Are Your Best Options & How Do They Compare?

Summer is approaching and humidity levels are rising, making it easy to see... Read full story ›

Propane and Natural Gas: How do they compare as home fuels?

Before we compare propane and natural gas benefits, it’s important to under... Read full story ›

Choosing the Right Propane Company

No matter how you use propane in your home, deciding which propane supplier... Read full story ›

Hot water heaters: A helpful guide to repairs and replacement.

As one of the most crucial items of your home comfort system, your hot wate... Read full story ›

Want to Winterize Your Home?

From car accidents to hurting yourself, the icy and cold weather conditions... Read full story ›

Home Heating Safety Tips

During December, January and February, everyone relies heavily on their hea... Read full story ›

Winter storm safety infographic

Be prepared for winter storms and use our checklist to keep you and your ho... Read full story ›

Winter Storm Checklist

Be prepared for winter storms and use our checklist to keep you and your ho... Read full story ›

Make Sure Your Home is Prepared for Storms

June 1st through November 30 is considered 'hurricane season' along the Eas... Read full story ›

Heating Options to Help You Go Green.

If you want to make your life a little ‘greener’, save some green by being ... Read full story ›

What is ENERGY STAR and how does the Energy Guide label really work?

ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency,... Read full story ›

We're the name you can trust to help you manage your heating oil costs this winter.

Energy costs are on everyone's mind this winter. That's why we want to shar... Read full story ›

Saving Energy In The Fall & Winter

Use these tips to help you make a big difference in your energy savings dur... Read full story ›

Energy Tips To Help You Save Energy & Money

Just by following some of these simple tips and rules of thumb, anyone can ... Read full story ›

Stay comfortable and save in every season with our home comfort services checklist.

As your home comfort services and energy savings partner, we want to share ... Read full story ›

You need to replace the refrigerant in your AC system. We can help!

AC systems that use R22 refrigerant were made until 2010 and millions are s... Read full story ›

Your kids can help you save energy, too!

Start small, with one family energy saving effort each week. When you make ... Read full story ›

Be Smart and Don't Get Heated about Energy Costs this Winter!

Making smart decisions about the equipment you install plus how it's instal... Read full story ›

Tips for Moving

There's no doubt that moving is one of the most stressful things you can do... Read full story ›

Are you moving? Count on us to make your move go more smoothly.

Are you moving into a brand new home and looking for a trusted, local home ... Read full story ›

Keep your cool managing annual energy costs with SmartPay.

Why not spread your heating costs throughout the year the same way you pay ... Read full story ›

The benefits of home heating oil (infographic)

The benefits of choosing oil to heat your home. Read full story ›

Do you need to repair or replace your furnace?

Keep your current system or get a new, energy-efficient system? Our guide w... Read full story ›

Choosing the right oil company: The checklist you need to figure out if cheap is the best choice.

Making the decision about which company you choose to take care of any of y... Read full story ›

Home Heating Oil - it is a great value!

Oil prices are continuing to be volatile and we know that’s challenging for... Read full story ›

Everything you need to know about heating oil.

When we were younger, teachers and parents used to tell us we were never to... Read full story ›

Oil Heat - What You Need To Know

Today's heating oil is biodegradable and 95% cleaner than ever before! As t... Read full story ›

The Facts About Oil vs. Gas Heating

We wanted to share the latest news about gas and oil heat, to help you make... Read full story ›

What Is Oil?

Oil is the remains of ancient plants and animals, compressed deep in the ea... Read full story ›

How Your Oil-Fired Heating System Works

Oil-fired heating systems distribute heat in one of three ways: warm air th... Read full story ›

Furnace Won't Start When You Turn It On?

You can use the following as a cheat sheet to easily check your furnace bef... Read full story ›

Full service vs. discount heating oil

Why choose a full service heating oil company like Region Energy over anoth... Read full story ›

Why is Summer the perfect time to schedule your heating system tune-up?

There are lots of great reasons to get a heating system tune-up when it’s w... Read full story ›

Chill out about energy costs and save this summer!

As your year-round, total home comfort provider, we can help you make the s... Read full story ›

What AC repair company is best for you?

Be smart before deciding which company is best to handle all your central o... Read full story ›

Ductless Mini Split Systems or Window AC Units – Which is better for you?

If you live in a home or a rental property that can’t handle ductwork for a... Read full story ›

How Can You Tell If You Need an AC Tune Up?

Generally, you need an AC tune-up once every year to keep your system runni... Read full story ›

Popular air conditioning options infographic

It's a fact, we need air conditioning to stay cool during the summer. But w... Read full story ›

R22 (Refrigerant) Replacement

R22 is a refrigerant used in most air conditioning systems installed before... Read full story ›

What is a ductless, mini-split AC system?

Just like a regular central AC system, ductless mini-split AC systems place... Read full story ›

What are the Best AC System Options for your Home? Here’s a Side-by-Side Comparison

As summer approaches and humidity levels start to climb, it’s easy to see (... Read full story ›

Signs that it is Time to Replace Your Central Air Conditioning System

Just like any piece of equipment, even with regular maintenance your centra... Read full story ›

Propane and Natural Gas: How do they compare as home fuels?

Before we compare propane and natural gas benefits, it’s important to under... Read full story ›

Picking the right propane supplier to take care of you and your home

Whether you use propane to heat your entire home or just your outdoor pool,... Read full story ›

Whole house or portable generators - what's the difference?

Investing in a backup power generator for your home helps you to prepare fo... Read full story ›

What backup generator is right for you and your home?

A backup generator can help you make it through a power outage comfortably ... Read full story ›

Winterize Your Home To Prevent Costly Damages

The extreme cold weather and freezing temperatures of winter can lead to ma... Read full story ›

How to avoid potential plumbing problems.

It’s a fact. With certain plumbing issues, you just have to call in the plu... Read full story ›

Is it time to replace your hot water heater? Don’t ignore these warning signs.

As one of the most crucial items of your home comfort system, your hot wate... Read full story ›

How to prevent frozen pipes during freezing temps

In freezing temps, it's common for metal pipes in your home to contract, as... Read full story ›

Have a clogged sink, bathtub or shower drain? Our tips will help you get it unclogged fast!

There are a number of easy ways to try unclog any household drain, all usin... Read full story ›

Don’t hire a plumber before taking these steps.

Whether you need a plumber for some emergency repairs or hiring one to take... Read full story ›

Warning signs to help you know when it's time to call a plumber.

You may not be able to prevent a pipe from breaking, causing damage that co... Read full story ›

Hot Water Heaters

Hot water is essential for cleaning, cooking, laundry and so many other eve... Read full story ›

Home Heating Safety Tips

During December, January and February, everyone relies heavily on their hea... Read full story ›

Winter storm safety infographic

Be prepared for winter storms and use our checklist to keep you and your ho... Read full story ›

Winter Storm Checklist

Be prepared for winter storms and use our checklist to keep you and your ho... Read full story ›

Make Sure Your Home is Prepared for Storms

June 1st through November 30 is considered 'hurricane season' along the Eas... Read full story ›

Heating Options to Help You Go Green.

If you want to make your life a little ‘greener’, save some green by being ... Read full story ›

What is ENERGY STAR and how does the Energy Guide label really work?

There are many resources available to help you recognize the advantages of ... Read full story ›

We're the name you can trust to help you manage your heating oil costs this winter.

Energy costs are on everyone's mind this winter. That's why we want to shar... Read full story ›

Saving Energy In The Fall & Winter

Use these tips to help you make a big difference in your energy savings dur... Read full story ›

Energy Tips To Help You Save Energy & Money

Just by following some of these simple tips and rules of thumb, anyone can ... Read full story ›

Are you being efficient with your energy efficiency?

Do you turn off lights when leaving a room? Lower your thermostat when you’... Read full story ›

Stay comfortable and save in every season with our home comfort services checklist.

As your home comfort services and energy savings partner, we want to share ... Read full story ›

You need to replace the refrigerant in your AC system. We can help!

AC systems that use R22 refrigerant were made until 2010 and millions are s... Read full story ›

Your kids can help you save energy, too!

Start small, with one family energy saving effort each week. When you make ... Read full story ›

Be Smart and Don't Get Heated about Energy Costs this Winter!

Making smart decisions about the equipment you install plus how it's instal... Read full story ›

Moving Checklist

As your complete home services partner, Region Energy can cut the stress of... Read full story ›

Are you moving? Count on us to make your move go more smoothly.

Are you moving into a brand new home and looking for a trusted, local home ... Read full story ›

Keep your cool and manage your annual energy costs with SmartPay

Why pay large amounts for heating oil in the winter, when you could be payi... Read full story ›

Why is Summer the perfect time to schedule your heating system tune-up?

There are lots of great reasons to get a heating system tune-up when it’s w... Read full story ›

The benefits of choosing home heating oil (infographic)

The many benefits of choosing oil to heat your home Read full story ›

Picking the right heating oil company: Cheaper isn’t necessarily better.

When choosing the best heating oil provider for your home, a discount oil c... Read full story ›

The Value of Heating Oil - A Guide

Learn more about the value of home heating oil, including costs, dependabil... Read full story ›

What Is Oil?

Oil is the remains of ancient plants and animals, compressed deep in the ea... Read full story ›

Full service vs. discount heating oil

Why choose a full service heating oil company like Meenan over another oil ... Read full story ›

Why is Summer the perfect time to schedule your heating system tune-up?

There are lots of great reasons to get a heating system tune-up when it’s w... Read full story ›

Natural Gas Heating System – Why An Annual Tune Up Is Important

Like air conditioning systems and any other major home comfort system, havi... Read full story ›

Chill out about energy costs and save this summer!

As your year-round, total home comfort provider, you can count on us to hel... Read full story ›

What you need to know before picking the best AC repair company.

You rely on your home cooling or AC system to keep you and your home comfor... Read full story ›

Ductless Mini Split Systems vs Window AC Units

It’s a fact, in our climate pretty much every home needs air conditioning t... Read full story ›

Compare the Best Air Conditioning System Options for Your Home

Just about everyone requires air conditioning to handle the heat and humidi... Read full story ›

What To Know: A Comprehensive Guide to R22 Refrigerant Replacement

Learn more about replacing your R22 refrigerant from the experts at Meenan.... Read full story ›

Signs you need to replace your central air conditioning system

Even with regular maintenance, your central air conditioning system will ul... Read full story ›

What is a ductless, mini-split AC system?

Like regular central AC systems, ductless mini-split AC systems place the n... Read full story ›

Popular air conditioning options (infographic)

Just about everyone requires air conditioning to handle the heat and humidi... Read full story ›

Propane and Natural Gas: How do they compare as home fuels?

Before we compare propane and natural gas benefits, it’s important to under... Read full story ›

Do You Use the Right Propane Company?

Whether you’re shopping for price or you’re looking for the highest quality... Read full story ›

Whole house or portable generators - what's the difference?

Investing in a backup power generator for your home helps you to prepare fo... Read full story ›

Here’s Why You Need a Backup Generator

Learn more about why you need a backup generator for your time. A Meenan ho... Read full story ›

How to Winterize Your Home

Planning a long winter vacation? Travel a lot over the winter months? Have ... Read full story ›

Tips to help prevent plumbing emergencies.

Let’s face it. You don’t really think much about the pipes or plumbing syst... Read full story ›

Is it time to replace your hot water heater? Don’t ignore these warning signs.

Like your furnace or air conditioning system, your hot water heater gets le... Read full story ›

Unclogging Drains – Tips and Tricks

It happens! From hair to build up of food debris and more, a clogged drain ... Read full story ›

Tips for hiring the right plumber.

If you need a plumber, you need to be sure that any problems are repaired, ... Read full story ›

When is the Right Time to Hire a Plumber?

Plumbing issues can be very serious. Small leaks can lead to major inconven... Read full story ›

Tankless Hot Water Heaters vs Storage Tank Water Heaters

Your home’s water heater is an integral piece of equipment, required to kee... Read full story ›

Winter Storm Checklist

Be prepared for winter storms and use our checklist to keep you and your ho... Read full story ›

Make Sure Your Home is Prepared for Storms

June 1st through November 30 is considered 'hurricane season' along the Eas... Read full story ›

Going Green with Your Home Heating.

Protecting the environment and improving our carbon footprint is something ... Read full story ›

Let Meenan help you manage your heating oil costs this winter.

Energy costs are on everyone's mind this winter. That's why we want to shar... Read full story ›

Saving Energy In The Fall & Winter

Use these tips to help you make a big difference in your energy savings dur... Read full story ›

Tips To Help You Save Energy & Money

Just by following some of these simple tips and rules of thumb, anyone can ... Read full story ›

Spring & Summer Energy Saving Tips

We all need air conditioning to stay comfortable during the soaring tempera... Read full story ›

Are you being efficient with your energy efficiency?

Making the right decisions about how to save energy can have a big impact o... Read full story ›

Stay comfortable and save with our home comfort services checklist

As your home comfort services and energy savings partner, we want to share ... Read full story ›

You need to replace the refrigerant in your AC system. We can help!

AC systems that use R22 refrigerant were made until 2010 and millions are s... Read full story ›

Your kids can help you save energy, too!

Start small, with one family energy saving effort each week. When you make ... Read full story ›

Be Smart and Don't Get Heated about Energy Costs this Winter!

Making smart decisions about the equipment you install plus how it's instal... Read full story ›

EnergySmart Long Island can help you get up to $25,000 in low-interest loans for energy efficiency projects!*

As your energy savings partner, we always do our best to share the latest a... Read full story ›

Moving In or Out, Meenan’s Got You Covered

Meenan offers a helpful rewards program for referring your new home buyers ... Read full story ›

Tips for Moving

There's no doubt that moving is one of the most stressful things you can do... Read full story ›

Are you moving? Count on us to make your move go more smoothly.

Are you moving into a brand new home and looking for a trusted, local home ... Read full story ›

Keep your cool managing annual energy costs with SmartPay.

Why not spread your heating costs throughout the year the same way you pay ... Read full story ›

Why does your boiler or furnace need an annual tune-up?

Every year, dust, dirt, and other particulates that effect performance and ... Read full story ›

Why does your boiler or furnace need an annual tune-up?

Every year, dust, dirt, and other particulates that effect performance and ... Read full story ›

Why does your boiler or furnace need an annual tune-up?

Every year, dust, dirt, and other particulates that effect performance and ... Read full story ›

Why does your boiler or furnace need an annual tune-up?

Every year, dust, dirt, and other particulates that effect performance and ... Read full story ›

Is your hot water heater not working?

Calling a certified repair service is the best, and safest, way of handling... Read full story ›

Is your hot water heater not working?

Calling a certified repair service is the best, and safest, way of handling... Read full story ›

Is your hot water heater not working?

Calling a certified repair service is the best, and safest, way of handling... Read full story ›

Is your hot water heater not working?

Calling a certified repair service is the best, and safest, way of handling... Read full story ›

Should I get a portable or window AC unit?

When choosing between the two, you'll want to consider a variety of factors... Read full story ›

Stay comfortable and save in every season with our home comfort services checklist.

As your home comfort services and energy savings partner, we want to share ... Read full story ›

Heat Pumps vs Air Conditioners: What's the Difference and Which One Should I Get?

Many homes in the Northeast were built without air conditioning systems, bu... Read full story ›

7 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality & Reduce Air Pollution in Your Home

Bumper-to-bumper interstate traffic. Billowing industrial smokestacks. Thes... Read full story ›

Why Won't Your HVAC Fan Turn Off?

Your HVAC fan should turn on and off with the rest of your heating and cool... Read full story ›

5 Questions to ask when buying a home with propane heat

Did you know that propane is a cleaner and more environmentally friendly wa... Read full story ›

Choosing a Plumber: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Plumber

Are you considering hiring a contractor to solve a plumbing problem? We hav... Read full story ›

Full service vs. discount heating oil (Infographic)

Find out the benefits of choosing a full service heating oil company for al... Read full story ›

Green heat: eco-friendly home heating options

“Dirty” home heating options and older heating systems are inefficient and,... Read full story ›

Prevention & maintenance of other home comfort systems

From plumbing systems to chimneys and dryer vents, we have great tips and a... Read full story ›

How to choose the best air conditioner for your home: Comparing HVAC systems

As the temperature starts to climb outside, it’s easy to see why air condit... Read full story ›

When do I need a plumber? Here are five reasons to call

Fortunately, major plumbing leaks don't often occur without warning. If you... Read full story ›

15 energy saving tips to help you save during spring & summer months

Stay cool this summer while also saving money and conserving energy. Discov... Read full story ›

Propane energy efficiency tips for your home

We're not just your total propane solutions provider, you can also count on... Read full story ›

Home generator tips and important safety information

Whether you're thinking of buying or installing a backup power generator or... Read full story ›

Winter home heating safety tips

1:00 - It's a fact. During the cold winter months, you just cannot be home ... Read full story ›

The facts about carbon monoxide safety, poisoning and detection

Learn about the silent killer - carbon monoxide. Your source for carbon mon... Read full story ›

AHRI recommends homeowners replace flood damaged HVAC equipment

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is advisi... Read full story ›

Easy home appliance repair tips

Use these tips, advice and tricks to help make sure that some of your major... Read full story ›

Heating Oil and Propane Delivery Tips

Snow and packed ice make it challenging to access your home for deliveries.... Read full story ›

Propane 101: It's not just for BBQs anymore!

Today, you can count on propane for so much more than small heaters and bac... Read full story ›

How to unclog a drain – A guide to unclogging sinks, showers, & more

A clogged drain is annoying and frustrating. Find out several different met... Read full story ›

What home services do you really need?

Trying to figure out what services you need for your home? We can help. Read full story ›

Failure prevention & maintenance of air conditioning equipment

You tune-up and get your car serviced to make sure that it always runs at p... Read full story ›

Plumbing tips and helpful information

Plumbing problems can happen in any home, at any time and for lots of diffe... Read full story ›

How to choose and install a whole home water filtration system

Home water filtration systems come in a variety of flavors and filter types... Read full story ›

3 reasons your furnace cycles on and off frequently

Have you ever thought "Why does my furnace keep shutting off?" You are not ... Read full story ›

Winter storm safety tips

Make sure that you and your home are prepared for any winter storms by usin... Read full story ›

What is a ductless AC mini-split system?

Just like any central AC system, ductless, mini-split AC systems place the ... Read full story ›

How to save energy in the fall & winter

Install a programmable thermostat and be sure to set temperatures lower at ... Read full story ›

Oil heat: The top 5 facts you should know

Today's heating oil is biodegradable and 95% cleaner than ever before! As a... Read full story ›

Heating oil - the facts and more!

When we were younger, teachers and parents used to tell us we were never to... Read full story ›

Home heating oil: it is a great value

We take our role as an energy savings partner very seriously, and want to s... Read full story ›

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