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Why should I switch from electric to propane to power my home?

If you use electricity to power some or all of the home comfort equipment in your Central Maine home, you’re not alone…but you are missing out on the many benefits that clean, green propane can give you. Compared to electricity, propane is more: Reliable: Did you know that power outages are more than twice as […]

Heating system check

Why Do I Need an Annual Heating System Tune-Up and Safety Check?

Fall is here – is your furnace or boiler up to the challenge of another heating season?

Myth busting

Busting Four Common Propane Myths

For a fuel that’s been heating homes for more than a century, propane sure carries around a wagon-full of misconceptions in the minds of most people.

Thermostat

Is It Time to Replace My Thermostat?

Your central heating system is the conductor of your home heating system, orchestrating the work of your furnace or boiler and sensing the conditions of your home to keep it at a comfortable temperature for you.

Air duct

What Causes Low Airflow in a Heating System?

If you have forced air heating (a system with a furnace and ducts, as opposed to a boiler with radiators or baseboards) in your Central Maine home, then one of the most common problems you will encounter is low airflow.

Furnace smell

Is It Normal for a Furnace to Smell?

Fall is fast approaching, and before you know it you’re going to be relying on your furnace every day to keep your family safe and warm in your Central Maine home.

Home energy efficiency

How Can I Make My Home More Energy Efficient This Fall?

Fall is just a few weeks away here in Androscoggin County – cool weather is on our doorstep, and the first heating bills of the season won’t be far behind.

Large propane tank

Why Do I Need a Propane Tank Monitor?

We’re big fans of Automatic Propane Delivery here at Murray-Heutz – it’s a free way to manage your propane deliveries throughout the year, and to avoid the cost, inconvenience, and potential dangers that can come from propane gas run-outs.

Thunderstorm clouds

Propane Safety Before, During, and After a Thunderstorm

Summer is prime time for thunderstorms here in the Northeast, although these powerful displays of nature can linger into the fall. When they do, it is important to be prepared if you use propane equipment in your Southern Maine or New Hampshire home.

Carbon monoxide alarm

What Should I Do When My Co Detector Goes Off?

A build-up of carbon monoxide in your Central Maine home can be dangerous – or even deadly – for your family. That’s why the State of Maine requires carbon monoxide detectors in most homes, including all newly constructed homes.

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