Entries by Tom

4 Things You Need to Know About Propane Heating

Are you considering a switch to propane home heating but don’t know what it entails? Or are you looking to buy a home with propane heating systems and want to learn more about it? Well, you’re in the right place! Propane heat is a highly efficient and affordable method of home heating that’s growing in […]

Household Heating: Guide to Home Heating Oil Explained

Eighty percent of US homes are using home heating oil. Out of the 80%, 20% of households are in the Northeast census region. Heating oil is useful in areas where homes have limited access to natural gas. To ensure a constant supply, homeowners have to install storage tanks. The tank should be double walled. It […]

Boiler vs. Furnace: Which Is More Energy Efficient?

In 2018, Delaware experienced one of the coldest winters on record. The state saw below freezing temperatures over a twelve-day stretch, the third longest in state history. It’s safe to say that our heating systems are an important part of surviving these cold winters. However, we shouldn’t have to break the bank just to stay […]

How to Choose the Best Residential Boiler for Home Heating

The average US home spends $2,200 on utility costs every year. 50% of the utility costs are for heating and cooling alone. Most homes have boilers or furnaces powered by natural gas, propane or electricity. Other models use wood or home heating oil to heat your home through radiators. Shopping for a residential boiler can be […]

Guide to Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Explained

Diesel cars and trucks get a bad rap for the perceived pollutants they put out. Everyone’s heard horror stories about being stuck behind a semi-truck pouring out black smoke for miles. Thankfully, new ultra low sulfur diesel is reducing the harmful pollutants produced by diesel engines. Keep reading to find out how low sulfur diesel […]

Why You Should Never Overlook Home Sewer Maintenance

If you’re a homeowner, you’ll be aware of the burden that comes with maintaining a property – cleaning gutters, changing AC filters, exterminating pests, etc., but have you ever done any home sewer maintenance? If not, that needs to change. Here’s why. What’s a Home Sewer Line? In short, a home sewer line is where […]

7 Reasons to Upgrade to an Energy Efficient Water Heater

Is your family complaining about the cold water in your house? Your water heater is an important part of your home as your family grows and grows up. If you think about how much use your water heater gets throughout the day, then you’ll realize why it’s important to upgrade if you’re not getting the […]

8 Reasons to Invest in a High-Efficiency HVAC System

Have you ever considered getting an energy efficient heating and cooling system? Did you know that 6% of all the electricity produced in the U.S. comes from air conditioning? That costs about $29 billion for homeowners yearly! Installing a high-efficiency HVAC system can help you keep your house temperature more consistent while saving you money. […]