5 A/C System Mistakes People Make

Posted: May 17, 2021

A properly functioning air conditioning system makes it easy for you to beat the heat. But a slew of problems–from costly repairs to comfort issues to high utility bills— can crop up if you make these five common mistakes. 1. Ignoring Your System If you notice that your system is not keeping your home as comfortable as before and your electric bills have increased dramatically, you may be making the biggest mistake of all: failing to have your system serviced on a regular basis. Don’t give your cooling system the cold shoulder! Over time, dirt and debris build-up inside a […]

Seal Your Air Ducts And Save Up To 30%

Posted: May 10, 2021

Properly functioning air ducts are critical in keeping your home comfortable and your energy costs under control. As you probably know, your furnace or air conditioning system pushes heated or cooled air through the air ducts and then through the air vents or registers in your home. It sounds simple enough– as long as your duct system is clean and in good condition. However, if ductwork leaks out air, harmful pollutants can get distributed through your home. Besides causing poor indoor air quality, ductwork that’s in disrepair will lower the efficiency of your heating and cooling systems, increasing your energy […]

Propane Grill Safety Reminders

Posted: May 3, 2021

First proclaimed in 1963, National Barbecue Month in May is just a fun way to encourage us to do some outdoor cooking. Not that we need much encouragement! Food just seems to taste better when it’s cooked outdoors. If you want to expand your horizons as a chef, check out these top barbecue and grilling recipes—from seafood and steaks to fruits and vegetables–from the Food Channel. Staying Safe With Your Grill Hopefully, you’ve inspected your propane grill for leaks by now and gave it a full cleaning for all of the outdoor cooking that lies ahead. But it’s always a […]

Earth Day Is Every Day At Wilson Oil & Propane

Posted: April 19, 2021

Celebrated annually on April 22, Earth Day got its start because Americans were becoming more aware of the harmful effects our actions had on the planet. The year before Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, a large fire erupted on the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland because a spark ignited industrial debris floating on the surface. This incident, along with other events, further fueled a growing movement across the country that not only led to the initial Earth Day, but to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. You can read more about this here. At Wilson Oil and Propane, […]

Replacing Your A/C System: What To Expect

Posted: April 12, 2021

Over the years, we have mastered the craft of designing the ideal air conditioning solution for each customer. Many companies may 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 on energy costs as well. Wilson Oil and Propane installs all major cooling system brands, from high-efficiency central air conditioning systems to heat pumps, including mini-split ductless systems for more targeted comfort. Getting Started With A New Home Cooling System The first step in designing an […]

When Does Allergy Season Start?

Posted: April 7, 2021

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. To reduce your suffering, here are some tips, courtesy of the IAQ experts here at Wilson Oil and Propane. Minimize Exposure To Allergy Triggers Limit your time outdoors on […]