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Get Ready for the Home Heating Season!

Posted: August 23, 2021

One of the last things on your mind in August is keeping warm inside your home on a cold winter day. But if you’re thinking about replacing the heating system in your home this year, now is a perfect time to beat the fall rush and get the work done.

Do I Need a New Water Heater?

Posted: August 16, 2021

You probably take your water heater for granted – until you get shocked by seeing a pool of water forming at the bottom of your tank.

Should You Repair Propane Appliances Yourself?

Posted: August 9, 2021

If you are handy with tools and you like do-it-yourself projects, it could be tempting to try taking on the repair of one of your propane appliances yourself.

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 […]