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How Propane Improves Outdoor Living

Posted: April 18, 2022

Ideas to Help Fuel Your Backyard Fun Now that spring has bloomed, have you looked outside to your backyard yet and thought about propane? Are you familiar with all the of terrific ways propane can enhance outdoor living right here in the Delaware Valley? Here are some ideas to add more fun to your spring and summer. Outdoor Uses of Propane Take advantage of propane’s versatility this summer by using it to: Create a dramatic gathering spot – Bring friends or family together with the warmth of a propane-fueled fire pit and never worry about feeding the fire or cleaning up […]

How To Reduce Allergens in Your Home

Posted: April 11, 2022

Another Pollen Season Is Here It is estimated that more than 50 million people in our country have allergies. But if you’re especially sensitive, every day can be considered allergy season, especially if you react to such triggers as dust mites, mold, and pet dander. However, some allergens—specifically pollens– are seasonal. These include tree pollen in early spring, grass pollen in late spring, weed pollen in summer, and ragweed pollen in late summer and early fall. Don’t Skip Maintenance on Your HVAC Equipment Did you know that the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in your home can produce […]

Time To Think About A/C Maintenance

Posted: April 4, 2022

Make Sure Your Cooling Unit Can Handle the Heat Although we’ve just turned the corner into spring, we know the weather will be slowly warming up. In fact, April 1 marks the official beginning of the cooling season. Before you know it, the summer heat—and oppressive humidity–will be upon us. That’s why you want to make sure your central air conditioning system is fully prepared! After a long hibernation, your A/C system is in need of some tender loving care–also known as a tune-up! That’s one reason why maintenance is important – and why you should be thinking about scheduling […]

Why Is a Propane Gas Flame Blue?

Posted: March 21, 2022

Did you ever stop to wonder why the propane gas flame you see on your cooktop is the color blue? That’s a good thing because it means all is well as far as combustion goes. When the ratio of fuel to air is correct, there is enough oxygen for complete combustion of propane. Complete combustion and a blue flame mean that your propane is burning at its full heat, so you aren’t wasting any expended energy. What Yellow or Orange Flames Mean Orange or yellow propane gas flames mean that the propane is not being completely burned. When these color […]

How Does a Whole-house Humidifier Work?

Posted: March 14, 2022

Keeping Indoor Air at the Proper Humidity Levels Healthy indoor air contains a certain amount of moisture – ideally about 55%. But during the winter, the air becomes much drier than in the summer months. This can make reaching that ideal moisture percentage in your home difficult—especially when your furnace is operating and blowing warm air through your home. This type of dry indoor environment can cause a range of problems, including dry, irritated skin and increased allergic responses. Dry indoor air, if left unchecked, can also result in physical damage to your home and furniture. Fortunately, you can solve […]

Shocking Spike in Fuel Prices

Posted: March 11, 2022

Unsurprisingly, we’ve been getting many calls around two connected issues- the surge in fuel prices and supply concerns. People are astounded by how much prices have risen, and how fast. So are we. They are also concerned that there will be interruptions in supply that will cause them to run out of fuel. The Russian invasion of Ukraine shocked the energy markets, sending crude oil up over $130 per barrel. To give you a sense of this of how this affects your heating oil price, wholesale prices have continued to surge daily- a total of $1.72 in one week. Normally, […]