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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.

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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.

Fire extinguisher

How to Extinguish an Propane Gas Grill Fire

When it comes to using a propane gas grill – or any other home propane equipment – safety is always the top priority…

Propane fire pit

What Is a Propane Fire Pit?

As the late-summer evenings cool here in Central Maine, propane can be the perfect companion for your outdoor living space – and one of the most awesome ways it can do its thing is with a propane fire pit.

Save on home energy bills

Seven Ways to Save on Home Energy Bills When You’re on Vacation

If you’re planning a trip Down East or to the Mid Coast this summer for a little R&R, you probably have a pretty good idea of how much you’ll spend along the way.

Perfect pool temperature

Getting the Perfect Pool Temperature

If you own an outdoor pool in Maine, you probably know that the weather here in the Pine Tree State can vary quite a bit in the summer, with typical high temperatures topping out in the upper 70s.

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