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August 3, 2017

How To Choose the Right HVAC Contractor

How to choose an HVAC contractor can be a confusing concept for the average home owner.  Not only is the market saturated with companies to choose from, there are many details to consider that can vary by the type of job.  However big or small your job may be, it is important to take this […]

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June 29, 2017

Attic Ventilation and HVAC

For many homeowners, the attic is merely an afterthought when it comes to routine maintenance.  However, by having your attic’s ventilation and insulation inspected annually, it can save you from costly repairs and replacements. Your attic, if properly ventilated, allows for outside air flow which is critical for overall attic health.  In the summer, outside […]

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March 21, 2017

Should you have your furnace cleaned?

The simple answer is yes.                  And here is why….. Fuel burning equipment creates elements of combustion as a product of the heat generation for your home.  These elements will continue to accumulate inside your system and can cause big problems if left to their own devices.  Successful […]

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March 7, 2017

Mini-Splits: What are they?

What is a mini split? Mini-splits are heating and cooling systems that allow you to control the temperatures in individual rooms or spaces.  With two main components, an outdoor compressor/condenser and an indoor air-handling unit, they are easy to install.  They make great systems for whole home or new constructions and are excellent retrofit options […]

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February 22, 2017

Whole Home Humidifiers….Stop the Static Cling!

For most, humidity is associated with the hot and sticky feeling that summer in Pennsylvania can bring.  However, a certain level of humidity is necessary to keep your indoor air balanced and healthy.  Dry air is not only uncomfortable but can be harmful to both your health and your home.  Whole home humidifiers can significantly […]

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January 12, 2017

HELP! What to do if you’re about to run out of oil….

First, don’t panic. Whether you’re running extremely low or you’ve run out completely…this will walk you through what to do.  Start by calling your fuel oil supplier to find out what your options would be for their next delivery day to your area.  Depending on the company, some may have same-day options available for a […]

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December 29, 2016

How To: Changing your Air Filters

  I need to change my furnace’s air filters, where do I begin?   Changing your disposable air filters is easy to do and should be done every 1-3 months.  First, you want to make sure you have the correct size.   To determine which size you will need, read the outside of the old filter […]

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December 14, 2016

Don’t Forget your Heating System this Holiday!

The holidays can certainly be a busy time for everyone.  With a to-do list over a mile long, remembering household maintenance like changing your home’s air filters or scheduling a furnace cleaning quickly fall to the bottom.  However, neglecting your heating and cooling systems can cost you in the long run.  Here are some important […]

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November 17, 2016

New To Fuel Oil? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions!

  With the heating season upon us, we wanted to take some time to answer some of our most frequently asked questions.  We hope the answers help you stay warm all winter long!   I just bought my first oil heat home and I don’t know where to start.  How do I order a delivery of […]

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October 24, 2016

HOW TO: Spend Less on Your Energy Bills

October is National Energy Awareness Month! With one week left in October, now is the perfect time to get serious about saving on your energy bills.  According to the U.S Energy Information Administration, three of the largest components contributing to your energy expenses are space cooling, space heating, and water heating! There are many things […]

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Current Central PA Heating Fuel Prices: Oil – $2.399 /gallon; Kerosene – $2.999/gallon; Blend – $2.699/gallon (Prices effective on orders placed on or after 9/5/17)

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