Year after year, Connecticut ranks at or near the top of U.S. states in terms of per capital energy costs – a fact that’s probably not too surprising for those of us living here.
Believe it or not, spring is here – and if you’re one of millions of people who have seasonal allergies, that means that sneezing, congestion, and a whole host of other unpleasant allergy symptoms aren’t far behind.
It may seem like an obvious thing to know how to do, but if you’ve never had to read your heating oil gauge, it’s not something you want to figure out how to do during a dangerous cold snap (like several of the ones we’ve recently faced here in Westchester and Connecticut).
Do you have a room in your Westchester or Connecticut home that’s sitting empty this winter because it’s too cold or drafty?
A whole-house propane generator is a great safeguard in the cold Connecticut winter months, when a power failure can have catastrophic consequences for your home and family.
But it’s only great if it operates when you need it most.
Believe it or not, you use something like 65 gallons of hot water daily to wash your clothes, your dishes, and yourself. That’s 65 gallons of water that has to be heated – and often reheated, especially if your water heater sits in a cold basement – every day.
With , a heating system will last a decade or more. But even the best equipment will eventually fail or become so inefficient that repairing it is no longer a sensible option – especially when you consider the amazing performance of today’s boilers and furnaces.
Fall is coming to Fairfield and Westchester counties – and with it come the cool, crisp days and nights that make you reach for the thermostat. The question is will your heating system be ready to go when you flick that switch?
The prices of heating oil and propane are more volatile than ever – and so are the Northern Fairfield and Northern Westchester county weather conditions that threaten to spoil your plans for a cozy winter.
Summer is here in Connecticut – which means it’s time for your air conditioner to do its thing. If it does its job without issue early in the season, it could be tempting to put off – or even skip – your system’s annual tune-up.