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Preventing sediment build-up in your water heater storage tank

How To Prevent Water Heater Storage Tank Sediment Build-Up

Posted: April 13, 2020

Keeping your water heater working properly is important under normal circumstances, but with the coronavirus keeping us at home much more than usual right now, it’s downright critical.

Springtime home efficiency checklist

Home Efficiency: A Springtime Checklist For You

Posted: April 7, 2020

Finding yourself with some newfound time as we work our way through Alone Together April? Why not give yourself some home projects to tackle.

Keep your indoor air healthy this spring

Indoor Air: Four Ways to Keep It Healthy This Spring

Posted: March 30, 2020

A big question surrounding coronavirus is how much of a role airborne transmission plays in its spread. According to the CDC, the virus is primarily passed either through direct contact with an infected person or through close range (six feet or less) coughing or sneezing.

Avoid late season heating system breakdowns

Late Season Heating System Breakdowns: How To Avoid

Posted: March 23, 2020

With average nighttime temperatures in our Hudson Valley service area dipping into the mid-40s well into May, your heating system will still be on the job for a while this year, keeping your family safe and comfortable as we cope with the challenges of the coronavirus outbreak.

Ways that a service plan saves you money

Service Plans Save You Money: Here Are Five Ways

Posted: March 17, 2020

Heating and cooling systems are big investments for any Hudson Valley homeowner, and the most important way to protect those investments is to get preventative professional maintenance every year.

My heat pump is constantly running…is that normal?

My Heat Pump Is Constantly Running…Is That Normal?

Posted: March 9, 2020

If this is your first winter with a heat pump, it may surprise you to find how often it runs. Believe it or not, it’s designed to run almost continuously while it is working, especially in the winter.

Save money with these late winter energy efficiency tips

Save Money With These Late Winter Energy Efficiency Tips

Posted: February 24, 2020

We’re coming down the homestretch on winter 2020, but we’ll still be using our heating systems for a while – and getting the heating bills that come with that use.

Propane vs. electric water heaters

Propane vs. Electric Water Heaters

Posted: February 17, 2020

Most people think of propane as barbecue fuel. But the truth is the propane is actually one of the most versatile, efficient and powerful sources of home energy around.

Is it time to replace your water heater?

Is It Time to Replace My Water Heater?

Posted: February 10, 2020

Your water heater is an unsung workhorse, working behind the scenes to pump out gallon after gallon of hot water for your appliances and taps. But there will come a day when that hero will fail, leaving you with a cold shower or a pool of water in your basement.

Do odd smells coming from the vents mean my furnace needs a repair?

Odd Smells In Your Vents? Does Your Furnace Need Repair?

Posted: February 3, 2020

This is the time of year when you rely most on your furnace to keep you warm and safe – and if you maintain your heating equipment properly, it will usually do its job without complaint.