After a very mild start to fall 2020, temperatures are finally starting to dip here in Connecticut – but we all know that the coldest weather is yet to come. The question is, will your heating system be ready for that first real taste of winter when it arrives? A sudden temperature drop can cause you […]
If you love spending evenings in front of a fire, but don’t love all the effort it takes to make them happen, you’re not alone. That’s why people throughout Connecticut are turning to propane gas log sets – a one-click solution that brings you the warm glow of a hearth without the hassles of wood fire […]
Believe it or not, the midpoint of fall 2020 is fast approaching – which means that the real cold should be arriving in New England any day now.
A new furnace or boiler a significant investment for any homeowner – one that should last for a decade or more if it’s properly cared for.
A propane fireplace can be a great source of cozy comfort in cold Connecticut – and with most of us spending more time than usual at home this fall and winter, a little comfort can go a long way.
When it comes to picking a reliable supplier for heating oil and propane deliveries in Connecticut, Hocon is the easy choice. But how should you have that fuel delivered to you – with automatic delivery or will call service? Let’s take a look.
We’ve had a – unique? – summer this year, with most of us enjoying backyard staycation time a little more than usual.
Everyone loves the hypnotic glow of a home hearth. The problem – at least if you have a traditional wood burning fireplace – is how much effort it takes to get just a few hours of fireside bliss.
A conventional water heater (one with a storage tank) typically lasts about 10 years – but that number can vary depending on the quality of your equipment, how well it was installed and maintained, the chemistry of your municipal or well water, and more.
If you’re building in New England, sooner or later a deep freeze is going to come in and make it difficult to keep your materials protected, your people safe, your pipes thawed, and your construction projects on schedule.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) provided an update on its forecast for home heating oil prices for the coming year. If you haven’t had a look, we recommend spending a few minutes with it.