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Risks of DIY

The Risks of DIY Furnace Maintenance

January 13, 2020

Heating your home isn’t cheap.

For starters, keeping your Seacoast region home warm makes up around half of your energy costs in the winter.

How to Avoid Huge Heating Repair Bills

January 6, 2020

So, how’s your wallet feeling after the holidays? It may be feeling a little light. That’s why you should really try to avoid needing repairs on the heating system of your Seacoast home. Especially since the tax man will be paying a visit soon. We’re giving you two tips to help prevent costly repairs. Not only […]

HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR BOILER THIS WINTER

December 23, 2019

Make sure you’re not left in the cold Winter here in the Seacoast region of Maine and New Hampshire make your boiler work pretty hard. You need to take good care of it to prevent a breakdown, which can not only leave you without heat, but without a good chunk of change after repairs. Here’s […]

Top 5 Safety Tips for Using Propane in Severe Weather

December 16, 2019

Keep your home safe and warm this winter Winter weather has hit the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Maine in recent weeks. Now is the time to be sure you’re ready for the next round of severe winter weather by following these tips for propane safety and your home. Keep an eye on your […]

6 Reasons Why Water Heaters Fail

December 9, 2019

There’s no feeling like stepping into a hot shower and finding no hot water. And there’s no sound like the yelp you let out when that happens. Unfortunately, water heaters don’t last forever. Eventually, they fail. Here’s what causes water heaters to fail. Internal corrosion. The anode rod in your water heater tank is commonly […]

Save on Heating this Winter with these 5 Tips

December 2, 2019

Smart choices now can lead to savings later As winter descends on us here in the Seacoast region, it’s understandable that the idea of turning up the heat in your home has you a bit nervous because you’re worried about heating oil or propane bills. But there are some things you can do right now […]

Can Propane Freeze in Colder Temperatures?

November 25, 2019

Let’s talk propane and science As you know, it can get pretty cold here in the Seacoast region of Maine and New Hampshire in the winter. If you have an outdoor aboveground propane tank, our winters may have you wondering if the propane inside of it is damaged or frozen in some of our most […]

Save on Energy with Propane this Winter

November 18, 2019

There’s an extra nip in the air here in the Seacoast region. Flannel is quickly becoming the default setting for both shirts and sheets. That may create some dread as you worry about higher propane usage, and the higher propane bills that go with it. Fear not! We have a few tips to help you […]

Dealing with Flood Damage

November 4, 2019

What to do if water gets near your propane appliances There is no season for floods. Every season — winter, spring, summer, fall — can be flood season. Sometimes floods take time to develop, even days. Flash floods can happen in minutes. And floods can happen virtually anywhere. Floods create costly damage. An average of […]

Is Heating Oil Still a Good Value?

October 28, 2019

Keep your home or business warm with heating oil from P. Gagnon & Son When you have seen the crazy ride oil prices have taken in the last year, it can be a bit dizzying. Early in the 2018-19 heating season, oil prices rose by 10 percent. But then by spring, oil prices had plummeted […]