A guide to restarting oil heating boilers after they've been off for a while or the oil has run out. Yeah, I've been getting to do plenty of this lately.A lot of people don't know how to do this when they first move out or in to a house with oil heating after they've used gas or electric all their lives...
Heating Service Help: 3 Tips for Staying Warm This Winter
If chilly drafts creep in even when the heat is cranked up, it's time to buckle down and get your home ready for winter. Thankfully, there's still plenty of time to get
Just the Facts: What is Fracking?
The history of fracturing technology’s safe use in America extends all the way back to the Truman administration, with more than 1.2 million wells completed via the process since 1947. But only recently has the term hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) entered the public’s vocabulary, a function of the enormous opportunities that the application of fracturing and horizontal drilling are making possible all around the country through the development of abundant resources from shale So what’s this technology all about? And how does what you may have heard about the process square with the facts as they actually exist? In this section, we highlight – and correct – some of the most pervasive myths that have come to…
Protect Your Home With These Propane Safety Tips
Propane danger may present itself in a soundless manner, but that doesn’t mean you can’t tell when you shouldn’t be in your home. Learning the signs of propane leaking is
How to Clean an Air Conditioner
Keeping your air conditioner clean will prevent expensive repairs and increase the efficiency and reliability of your unit. While you may want to leave some air conditioner cleaning to the professionals, you can use the tips in this...
Propane Tank Explosions, Accidents and BLEVE's
The truth about propane tank explosions. Also known as a BLEVE, propane tank explosions are extremely rare.
What is the Difference Between LPG and Propane Gas Vapor
Before propane is used, it exists in one of two forms, liquid or gas vapor. Both liquid propane and gas are usable but cannot be used interchangeably. Learn ...
How to Choose a New Heating & Air System When Building a Home
If you are building a new home this summer, choosing a heating and air system is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. The type of system you pick will
Cold is No Match For Biodiesel
Winter is in full swing all across the country with many people dealing with snow, ice and cold temperatures throughout the holidays. Many diesel users are taking extra precautions with their fuel in the cold, and biodiesel is no different. Like regular diesel fuel, biodiesel can gel in very cold temperatures. However, a few …
Propane Grill Safety Tips
Propane Gas Grill Safety TipsSummer is grilling time but accidents can happen. More than 5,000 grill fires take place on properties each year, according to the U.S Fire Administration. Here are some barbeque safety tips for a safe and fun barbeque season: