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Tips For Thermostat Success This Summer

How often do you really think about the thermostat in your Massachusetts home? Our guess is not much. For the most part, people think of their thermostat when they’re feeling too hot or too cold, and that’s pretty much it. You could save 10% or more every month, just by putting some more thought into […]


Heating Maintenance: Spring Is The Right Time

It may be spring, but that doesn’t mean that your heating system doesn’t still need some attention. In fact, it may need more TLC than ever, now that it’s finally getting a break after running for a few months straight. By the end of winter, homeowners in Massachusetts are ready for the warmer weather and […]


Protect Your HVAC System From Flood Damage

From cleanup costs, to personal and sentimental loss, to mold damage, to your home’s structure, to the off-putting smell you might have to deal with, flood damage is often nothing less than devastating. Homd Flooding Precautions What are the threats to a home heating system when a house floods? It is often next to impossible […]


Water Heaters: Switching From Electric To Propane

When you think about what you want out of a water heater, a few things probably come to mind: You’re probably looking for a consistent supply that comes in at your desired temperature without a wait. This should happen without bringing harm to the environment—and it shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. These […]


Late-Winter Heater Issues: Be Prepared

Tune-ups and repairs on your heating system are a necessary part of homeownership. If you have not yet had your annual system tune-up, now’s the time to do it. A tune-up gives our team of friendly technicians the chance to identify issues with your home heating system—even if it’s just the first stages of a […]


How To Read An Oil Tank Gauge

With the temperatures as low as they have been, we know the system in your Massachusetts home is working overtime. If you’re a heating oil customer, we strongly recommend automatic delivery as the best way to ensure that you will not run out of fuel, even on the coldest days. We track the oil usage […]


Do You Need A New Air Filter?

Whether you have a propane furnace or heating oil furnace, the heating system in your Massachusetts home works hard to keep you and your family warm—especially now. Making sure your furnace has a clean air filter is the easiest way to keep your furnace running smoothly. The air filter keeps hair, dust and other particles […]


10 Common Programmable Thermostat Mistakes

Throughout each day, even in the coldest temperatures, your preferred home temperature will likely vary depending on the time and your whereabouts. You’ll find that you’re better able to manage your heating oil– or propane-fueled system efficiently—and cost effectively—with the help of a programmable thermostat. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind: Avoid […]


Heating Tune-Ups: How Often Do You Need One?

As a homeowner, you know how important proper furnace care is, and that includes routine heating service. The best way to keep your furnace in tip-top shape is to stay on top of inspections and tune-ups. This means you should be sure to have your system tuned up annually—even if it’s running just fine. When […]


House Vent Pipe Tips For A Safer Winter

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 […]