In order to keep you and your family warm and cozy all winter, your heating system needs a clear path for airflow. A big snowfall can really stand in the way of the clear airflow you need—and having a high-efficiency system won’t even help. Here’s some background: The heating system in your home has an […]
Throughout the winter, your comfort depends quite a bit on how well the water heater in your Central Massachusetts home can do its job. We’ve identified a list of steps you can take to ensure that you are maximizing your water heater’s potential—and energy efficiency—all season long. Do a temperature check. Water that’s 120°F is […]
Even if your boiler or furnace has served you well for years, we’ve identified a few heating problems you could run into as the temperatures drop—and what to do to solve them. You have a carbon monoxide (CO) leak. If you hear a CO detector in your home sounding its alert, get everyone—pets included—out of […]
In many homes with more than one floor, the upper floor (or floors) often feel much warmer than the first level when the heat is running. In most cases, this is the result of an airflow issue, which can be caused by a number of possible culprits. Many of the causes of poor airflow are […]
Your propane tank and appliances will be working hard over the next few months. As the temperatures drop, put these tips into place for propane safety at home this winter! Make sure your carbon monoxide (CO) detectors are working properly. If you haven’t already done so, install at least one CO detector on each level […]
5 Ways To Improve Home Energy Efficiency As we head toward Thanksgiving and the cold weather settles in, heating bills often increase. We’re here to deliver some good news: this doesn’t have to be the case! Here are a few suggestions that will help lower costs in your propane-heated Massachusetts home this winter. Schedule your […]
In this day and age of D-I-Y videos and YouTube tutorials, it seems like an obvious “it’s worth a try,” right? Truthfully, it’s not that simple. Propane appliance installation, repair and maintenance are tasks that require a high level of skill and extensive training. The team of professionals at Pioneer Oil and Propane has received […]
As winter approaches and the temperature drops, you might be wondering about what will happen to the propane in your aboveground tank in the coming months.
Are you a new homeowner? Or in your first-ever propane-heated home? If so, it will be helpful for you to have a clear idea about the most important information when it comes to propane tanks.
While the latest propane boilers and propane furnaces are built to be durable and efficient, they still need basic upkeep and repairs in order to last for their intended life span.