Whether your system is brand new or has a few years under its belt, routine service is an important part of maintaining your home heating system, and this is something you should take care of on an annual basis. When our technicians come to do your tune-up, they can identify potential issues that could become […]
There’s still quite a way to go with winter, so we’re here to share some tips about keeping your vent pipes clear and why doing so is so important. Airflow plays a critical role in keeping your heating system running at maximum efficiency. This is true whether you have a new, high-efficiency furnace or your […]
This season, the water heater in your Rhode Island home will be put to the test. Try these tips to help keep your water heater running efficiently and to its highest potential throughout the winter. Tank Insulation Check with your water heater manufacturer and order an insulating blanket for your water tank and for around […]
As you settle into winter, the last thing you want to find yourself up against is an issue with your oil furnace. Still, oil furnace issues do arise in at this time of year, and it’s important for you to be ready for them. The good news is that many of these problems are easy […]
People in homes with multiple levels often note that upstairs is much warmer than downstairs. Sure, heat rises, but this is about more than that. Uneven heat usually an indicator of an airflow issue, and there are many possible causes. Most of the culprits for poor airflow in the house are easy for homeowners to […]
Over the next few months, your oil furnace will be running all the time—or close to it. Along with such constant use comes occasional problems. Here are four common issues that come up for oil furnaces in the winter—and what to do if you run into them in your Rhode Island home. 1. Your Furnace […]
As we prepare for temperatures to drop here in Rhode Island, we should also prepare for heating oil bills to go up, right? Maybe not as much as you think! Here are five steps you can take to lower your heating oil bill this winter. Be sure to schedule your annual tune-up. If you haven’t […]
As the heating season gets underway and fuel deliveries begin, you’re probably thinking about the price of heating oil. And if you’re new to living in an oil-heated home—or just never really thought about it before—you might be wondering why heating oil prices can change from year to year, or even day to day. Ultimately, […]
If you’re thinking about upgrading your home heating system, you might be wondering whether to stick with heating oil or switch to natural gas.
In discussing home heating, most people refer to their furnace as the system that gets the job done. But the reality is that they might actually have a boiler.