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What temperature setting is best for my home thermostat?

What Temperature Setting Is Best for My Home Thermostat?

Studies show that about nine out of ten Americans say they’ve rarely or never programmed their thermostat because they’re not sure how to do it…

Benefits of a propane fireplace

Benefits of a Propane Fireplace

Nothing beats an evening by the fire on a cold Maine night – except maybe getting that evening by the fire at the click of a button from the comfort of your favorite chair or sofa.

Keep your propane tank full, accessible, and top of mind this winter

Keep Your Propane Tank Full, Accessible, and Top of Mind This Winter

Propane is a pretty handy fuel to have around during winter in central Massachusetts, offering an efficient, powerful, and eco-friendly way to keep your family safe and cozy as temperatures take their annual dive here in the Bay State.

Winter propane safety tips

Winter Propane Safety Tips

Propane is a great ally when the days are short and temperatures plummet here in Central Maine.

Propane cooking range

Why Should I Use Propane to Power My Appliances?

If you use propane to power your furnace or boiler, you already know how efficient and effective it is.

Airflow problem

Too Hot Upstairs? You Could Have an Airflow Problem

If you’re a central Maine homeowner who uses a forced-air heating system (a furnace with vents rather than a boiler with radiators or baseboards), you have probably experienced temperature fluctuations within…

Winter propane safety

Winter Propane Safety Reminders

Winter has arrived, and in the coming weeks and months you’ll be spending more time indoors leaning on your home heating system for comfort and security as frigid temperatures roll in.

5 Reasons Why Water Heaters Fail

Nothing lasts forever – not even your water heater. As well built as today’s storage-type water heaters are, they still only last an average about 8 to 12 years, according to Inspectapedia.com (and others). Once they reach their golden years, you’ll start to see signs that your water heater is on the outs – inconsistent hot […]

Winter checklist

Winter Checklist for Your Boiler

Temperatures are really starting to dip here in Androscoggin County as we work our way toward the coldest and darkest months of the year.

How Much Propane Will You Need This Winter?

There are many variables that come into play when estimating how much propane gas you’ll use to heat your house in winter – how energy efficient your home is, the weather, and the age and condition of your heating equipment, to name a few. But there are some rules of thumb that will help you […]