Tips to consider when buying a space heater

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Space heaters are an easy and convenient way to raise the temperature in your room! They are available in multiple sizes and styles and they can offset utility costs during the winter. Some space heaters have special features like automatic oscillation or digital controls. When it comes to buying a space heater, you want to buy the perfect one for your home. Consider these top five things when shopping for a space heater!

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Get Your Appliances Ready for Colder Weather

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This past year flew by pretty fast, hasn’t it? It’s already September, which also means that fall is right around the corner (3 weeks to be exact).  Since the seasons are changing we should also be changing some routines such as prepping your appliances for the cooler weather.

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Why Won’t My Oven Turn On?

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With Christmas only days away, any oven problems are unacceptable! How else are you going to get all of the cookies baked? Not to mention the ham or turkey you might be having for dinner.  One commonly reported issue is that the oven won’t turn on. How can this be, and how is it fixed? Follow the steps below and your oven will be up and running to bake those Christmas cut-outs in no time. Continue reading

Are You and Your Furnace Ready for Winter?

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As the cold mornings begin to set in and we spend that few extra minutes to defrost our cars, it is evident that winter is not as far away as it may seem. With that being said, it is important to make sure your furnace is ready for when the cold mornings start turning into days. Doing a few maintenance checks, cleaning, and replacements will ensure your furnace is fully functional for the winter months. It is highly recommended to begin this process sooner rather than later to avoid having problems at inconvenient times. Make sure to disconnect your furnace from its power source, and then follow the tips below to get started! Continue reading

How To Handle Winter Power Outages

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There are a number of reasons that could explain why the power went out, but typically it is weather related. While there is no reason to panic during a situation like this, it is important to be prepared. As the winter months continue to surprise different parts of the country (whether it is the lack of winter weather or the surprise of it!), it is crucial to know what to do when it’s cold outside and your power has not been restored.

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Are You Ready for Winter? | Fall/Winter Furnace Prep Tips

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Have you prepared your furnace for winter yet?  We know it’s only October, but with the evening chill setting in, now is the time to make sure your furnace will be ready when the cold and snow hit.

Plan to set aside a couple of hours over the next few weeks, and work your way through the following tips.  Not only will it give you peace of mind to check things out now, it also means that if something is wrong you’ve still got some time to fix or replace the furnace.

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