The heating system in your Maine home relies on a clear path for airflow in order to keep you and your family comfortable throughout the season. One of the biggest obstacles in making this happen—even if you have a high-efficiency unit—is snow. Your heating system has an exhaust pipe, also called a vent pipe. If […]
Winter is here and the cold has set in. Is your water heater up for the task at hand? Here are five things to do to make sure the season is smooth sailing for your home’s water heater. Make sure you get your tune-up. In addition to regularly having your furnace or boiler tuned up, […]
It’s likely that the furnace or boiler in your Central Maine home has worked well for you over the years. Still, as time passes, you’re likely to see some new issues. Here’s a look at some of the most common winter heating problems, and what you can do. Heating System Problem 1 The heat is […]
If your home has more than one level, have you ever noticed that your upstairs is far warmer than your downstairs space? This issue goes beyond the idea that heat rises and is often the result of factors within your control. Here are just a few of the reasons why your upper floor—or floors—may feel […]
While propane safety is important year-round, the coldest time of year brings with it specific challenges and potential threats that require your attention. Maximize propane safety for your family, your home and your tank this winter, using these helpful suggestions. Prep Your Home For The Weather. Clear any debris or snow from your chimney, flue […]
Winter is on the way—and we’ve had more than a few days that felt like it has already arrived here in Central Maine. As the temperatures drop, you may expect that your propane usage—and your bills—will increase. While this is often the case, it doesn’t have to be! We’re here with a few tips to […]
The short answer: You shouldn’t. The long answer is a bit more complex, but worth understanding. Your Safety Is Our Priority First and foremost, propane installation and maintenance are not tasks to be taken lightly. Our team of experts has thousands of jobs under their belts, and they’re trained to get the job done safely […]
Winter is right around the corner. If you have an aboveground propane tank and you rely on propane to heat your home or to power your appliances—or both—you might be wondering what issues may arise when the temperature drops.
If you recently moved into a home with propane heating or propane appliances—or are about to move into one—it’s important to understand the basics about propane tanks, particularly whether you should lease your tank or own it.
Today’s propane furnaces and propane boilers are built to last.