The P. Gagnon & Son Blog

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 […]

Six Reasons You Should Trust P. Gagnon & Son

October 21, 2019

If you’re looking for a heating oil , HVAC and propane services provider in the Seacoast region of southern Maine and New Hampshire, check out P. Gagnon & Son. What makes P. Gagnon & Son stand out ahead of all of the other fuel providers in our area? We’ll show you six ways. We’re local. […]

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PGagnon: Family-owned, Customer-focused

October 7, 2019

In 1904, the average weekly salary in the United States was $10.06. The price of a loaf of bread in Maine was 5 cents. A sirloin steak was 14 cents a pound. A pound of sugar cost 6 cents. A pound of butter cost 28 cents. A quart of milk delivered by a milkman (Google […]

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Is a heating service plan worth it?

September 30, 2019

A furnace or boiler is a significant investment any New Hampshire or Maine homeowner, and if you choose that equipment wisely it should keep your family warm, safe, and comfortable for many years to come. How many years it last depends largely on keeping your equipment properly maintained by experienced, trained technicians. Expert service is […]

Fall energy efficient tips

Fall energy efficient tips

September 23, 2019

Fall officially arrives this week, and with it will inevitably come heating bills. If you want to keep those heating bills as low as possible in the coming months, here are some of the best, most cost-effective ways to do it. No-cost efficiency fixes Program your thermostat – A programmable thermostat can help you save […]