Being a homeowner means juggling a few concerns in the winter. You want to be comfortable and not waste money, especially since heating costs this winter could be up to 30% more than usual. But could pipes freeze on freezing days if you set your thermostat low to save money? Let’s review the
Whether you are upgrading a current system, looking for a replacement, or considering a new home purchase, understanding the home heating system and what provides the best heat can be confusing. When choosing the best heat source for your home, consider many factors, including initial costs, cost and efficiency of operations, and even aesthetics.
The holiday season is over, and we are at the very beginning of a new year. A new year means opportunities for positive change. While most of us abandon New Year’s resolutions by the end of January, we are here to offer resolutions that you will keep because, unlike unused gym memberships and tasteless diet foods,
Keeping our homes safe is always a priority for homeowners, but many fail to recognize the safety issues associated with an essential home comfort: home heating. According to the National Fire Protection Association, home heating mishaps are a significant cause of home fires in the United States, accounting for as many as 500 deaths and 1,300 injuries
Like many busy homeowners, you’ve probably barely noticed that winter is just around the corner. Unfortunately, the temperatures have begun to drop already, and Daylight Savings Time, the unofficial start of winter, has just passed us. Some of us have turned on our heating systems and think of the prep we should have done. Now that winter is
Older homes can provide a rich history that goes back decades. On Long Island, some houses date back to the 1700s and 1800s, with some that even pre-date the nation’s founding. Most older homes are much newer than that, though, having been built between the post-WW2 era and the 1970s. Although old homes