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Does Your A/C System Make You Sneeze?

Posted: July 19, 2021

Do you ever begin sneezing up a storm when your central air conditioner starts operating? If you have allergies, your air conditioner could be making the situation worse. That’s because the fan is moving air through your home that probably contain contaminants. Here are some common allergens and other contaminants that are likely floating around your indoor air, and what you can do about them. Pollen – Pollen comes from plants and can get inside through open doors and windows and on shoes or other clothing. To decrease indoor levels of pollen, keep windows and doors closed, especially on high pollen days, and […]

Propane Safety: Before, During and After a Storm

Posted: July 12, 2021

Thunderstorms demand respect. They can be loud, disruptive, scary and of course, dangerous. We want to ensure that our propane customers know what to do to protect their home and their family in the event of a summer storm. Here are a few tips from The People You Can Trust at Wilson Oil and Propane. Before the Storm Be aware of propane leaks. Even a small propane leak can be exacerbated by thunderstorm damage. Always be aware and if you catch a whiff of propane’s signature “rotten-egg” smell, know that you need to take action. We also recommend that you make […]

Why Does My Home Get So Dusty?

Posted: July 7, 2021

House dust can make us feel miserable, causing everything from sneezing to itchy skin and watery eyes. How can tiny specks of dust exert so much power over us? Consider this: house dust is a mix of potentially allergenic materials and may contain fibers from fabrics, cotton lint, feathers, pet dander, bacteria, mold and fungus spores, food particles, and bits of plants and insects. And let’s not forget microscopic dust mites! the average six-room house collects about 40 pounds of dust a year. In most cases, this problem—as well the presence of airborne allergens, viruses/bacteria and mold/mildew –can be traced […]

How Does an A/C System Keep Your Home Cool?

Posted: June 21, 2021

Did you know your air conditioning system not only blows cool air into your home, it pulls out warm, humid air out also? Here is a simple explanation about how that happens. Within your A/C system are two coils – an aptly named evaporator coil (located inside your house) and a condenser coil (located outside your house) Traveling within and between these coils is refrigerant – a chemical that has the ability to change from a liquid to a gas very quickly, transferring heat in the process. Passing along the indoor evaporator coil, the refrigerant absorbs heat from the surrounding […]

Getting The Most Out Of An A/C System Investment

Posted: June 14, 2021

Although Wilson Oil and Propane started as a fuel delivery company 95 years ago, we have also been installing and servicing air conditioning systems in homes and businesses for many decades. That’s why we’re experts in designing the ideal air conditioning solution for our customers. What Professional A/C Installation Looks Like Lots of companies call themselves air conditioning experts, but very few take the time and care to make sure that the equipment they install will keep you comfortable for years to come while saving you money as well. Here are some of the many steps we take ensure your […]

Benefits Of A Ductless Mini-Split A/C System

Posted: June 7, 2021

Mini-split ductless heat pump systems are a hot trend these days. These systems let you cool (or heat!) virtually any space without installing expensive ductwork. It also means no more lugging AC window units out of storage! Besides being highly efficient—ductless units use less electricity to do the same job as a window air conditioner or a space heater. These units are compact, inconspicuous and quiet, can mount almost anywhere and all connect to one outdoor unit. These units are perfect for: homes without ducts additions to your home garages, basements and attics that have been converted to livable space […]