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Sweet Deals on Heating and Cooling Equipment Installations

February – the month of love. It’s a good time to remember things that last forever – and things that don’t.

At what temperature should I set my home thermostat?

At What Temperature Should I Set My Home Thermostat?

Most Americans – about nine of ten, according to a recent study – say they’ve rarely or never programmed their thermostat because they simply don’t know how it works.

Why choose a propane fireplace?

Why Choose a Propane Fireplace?

Nothing beats an evening by the fire on a cold night in Central Massachusetts – except the prospect of starting and ending that fire from the comfort of your favorite chair or sofa.

Things to remember about your propane tank this winter

Five Things to Remember About Your Propane Tank This Winter

Propane provides an efficient, powerful, and green way to keep your family safe and cozy as temperatures drop over the winter months.

Propane safety tips for winter 2020

Propane Safety Tips for Winter 2020

Propane can really come in handy when temperatures plummet here in Central Massachusetts, providing efficient heat that can quickly take the edge off after a day battling the New England elements.

Appliances that run on propane

What Appliances Can Run on Propane?

If you have a propane furnace or boiler, you already know how efficient and effective it is. You may also know that using propane is one of the best ways to shrink the carbon footprint of your home.

Ducts airflow

Uneven Temperatures in Your Home? You Could Have an Airflow Problem

If your home uses a forced-air heating system (a furnace with vents rather than a boiler with radiators or baseboards), you may occasionally experience uneven temperatures in your home – an upstairs that gets too hot, for example.

Propane safety reminder

Propane Safety Reminders for Winter

Now that winter has officially arrived, you will probably be spending more time in your cozy home – relying on your home heating system to keep it that way as temperatures here in Central MA start to drop into the single digits.

Why do water heaters fail?

On average, a modern storage-type water heater will last about 8 to 12 years, according to Inspectapedia.com (and others). Of course, those averages don’t take into account the kind of water quality problems that we have here in Central Massachusetts, which can shorten water heater life substantially. But why does a water heater fail in […]


Winter Checklist for Your Oil-Fired Boiler

The coldest weeks of the year are on their way to Central Massachusetts, which means your boiler and radiators or baseboards are about to be pushed to their limits to stave off another New England winter.