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Oil Heat Vs. Natural Gas Home Heating

December 21, 2020

Many South Shore homeowners rely on home heating oil to keep them warm and safe throughout the winter –but some of them continue to wonder whether switching to natural gas might be a better move in the long run. Why Heating Oil? Here are four reasons why sticking with heating oil is the way to […]

Your Business’s Boiler System: Time For A Tune-up!

November 20, 2020

Boilers are a powerful and efficient way to power the central heating system in your office space, able to keep large work areas at comfortable temperatures without blowing dust around the way a commercial forced-air HVAC system might. But like any heating equipment, commercial boilers will only do their job well if they are regularly […]

Closing a second home for the winter? Don’t forget these 8 things

Closing A Second Home For The Winter: 8 Fall To-Dos

October 27, 2020

We’re about a month into fall 2020, and COVID – combined with a mild start to fall – is keeping many of us in our summer homes a bit longer than usual. But we New Englanders know well what kind of weather is coming once the leaves have fallen (if not sooner): most of us will have to […]

The importance of preventative heating maintenance in anything-can-happen weather

Preventative Heating Maintenance: Why It’s Important

September 21, 2020

With crazy weather and dramatic shifts in temperature becoming more common these days here in Massachusetts, it’s more important than ever to be prepared when it comes to preserving your home comfort. The best way to do that? Get a heating system tune-up every year. Routine Tune-ups Matter While routine heating system maintenance is always […]

When should I replace my heating or cooling equipment?

When To Replace My Heating Or Cooling Equipment

August 17, 2020

Nothing lasts forever…not even your home comfort equipment. A boiler might last 20 years – a high-efficiency furnace 15. A conventional water heater? About 10 years, with a tankless water heater nearly doubling that lifespan. The point here is that eventually, as a homeowner, you’re going to have to make an investment in new heating and […]

Safeguard against volatile heating oil prices with Price Cap price protection

Price Cap Price Protection: Safeguard Against Volatile Heating Oil Prices

July 20, 2020

We recently talked about the benefits of making your home heating oil payments more predictable in the coming year with our E-Z Pay option – something particularly important in light of ongoing COVID-19 challenges. But there’s an even better way to make heating oil payments more manageable in 2020-21: combine EZ Pay with Price Cap […]

Five signs it’s time to replace your water heater

Your Water Heater: Five Signs It’s Time To Replace It

June 15, 2020

Your water heater is one of those appliances that you don’t appreciate until it stops working – you know, when you’re shocked by ice water in the shower or can’t wash your dishes, or when you discover an unexpected pool of rusty water in your basement. Water Heater Trouble Signs The good news is that your […]

Make bill paying EZ-er in 2020

Make Bill Paying EZ-er In 2020

May 18, 2020

During tense times like these, a little predictability can go a long way – especially when it comes to our money and home comfort. That’s why we created the EZ Pay payment program for our loyal customers. How E-Z Pay works EZ Pay helps make your bills more manageable so you can plan and budget for […]

The importance of annual maintenance for your home cooling system

Home Cooling System Annual Maintenance: Why Is It Important?

April 27, 2020

People sometimes ask us, “Is an air conditioner tune-up really necessary every year? Our answer is always the same: YES! An air conditioning system is a major home comfort investment, and like any investment it needs to be protected. The best way to do that? Have your A/C professionally maintained every year. Four reasons your […]

My furnace won’t stop running…what should I do?

My Furnace Won’t Stop Running. What Should I Do?

March 23, 2020

Your furnace works hard to keep your family warm and comfortable for almost half a year here in New England – but sometimes, it can work a little too hard. If your home heating system is constantly running even after the target thermostat temperature is reached, or if it runs constantly and never reaches the […]