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Can My Home’s Heating Oil Freeze?

January 18, 2021

Among home energy fuels, heating oil is the BTU king, providing more heat per gallon than any other fuel. But when it comes to withstanding extreme cold, heating oil doesn’t fare as well. Like …

Winter Home Generator Preparedness

January 11, 2021

A propane backup generator can be a lifesaver for your family, instantly powering home medical equipment, heating and home security systems, and refrigerators and freezers when severe weather takes down the grid. But your generator …

Six Home Comfort Resolutions For 2021

January 4, 2021

I think it’s safe to say that we’re all glad to have 2020 officially behind us so we can move on to what’s in store for 2021. Before we do, here are some suggestions for …

Need Help Paying Your Heating Bill? Help Is Available

December 21, 2020

This year has been a stressful one, to say the least – and for many of us, upcoming winter heating bills will add to the challenges we’re already facing. If you think you will have trouble …

Proffessional Furnace Maintenance Keeps Your Family Safe

December 14, 2020

Modern oil furnaces are built with a variety of safety controls and features that prevent hazards or give warning signs about them before they put your family at risk. But that doesn’t mean that problems …

Proper Indoor Humidity: A Key To Winter Health And Comfort

December 7, 2020

On average, winter air here in the northeast contains between 30 and 40 percent less moisture than the air we breathe in the summer. That drop off in humidity can make a big difference not …

Water Heaters Work Harder In Winter, Too…

November 17, 2020

During winter here in New Jersey, your furnace or boiler works hard 24/7 to keep your family safe and warm. But it’s not the only home comfort equipment that’s going that extra mile during the …

What Is AFUE? What Does It Mean For My Home?

You’ve probably heard the term AFUE before. But do you understand what it means – and what it means for your home heating bill? What Do The AFUE Letters Mean? AFUE is an acronym for Annual Fuel …

Do You Need A New Oil Tank? 8 Signs You Might

November 9, 2020

A heating oil tank is built like…well, a tank. But that doesn’t mean it will last forever. Depending on how well it was built, installed, and maintained, a heating oil storage tank will last anywhere …

Carbon monoxide safety reminders for heating season

Carbon Monoxide Safety Reminders For Heating Season

October 20, 2020

Now that we’ll be turning to our furnaces and boilers more frequently for safety and comfort – especially this year, considering how often we’ll all be home – it’s a good idea to revisit an …