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Electric Vs. Propane Gas Stoves

December 18, 2023

Why the Pros Love Cooking with Gas—and You Will Too! When was the last time you saw a chef on a cooking show waiting for an electric coil to heat up? Peek into the kitchen …

Can A Space Heater Save You Money?

December 4, 2023

Yes! These Small Heaters Can Deliver Big Savings Unless you live in a brand-new, perfectly insulated home, you probably could use some tips on improving efficiency and saving money while staying warm through a raw, …

What Heating Temperature To Use When Traveling

November 20, 2023

Know How Low You Can Go Everyone loves Maine’s lush, cool summers, but winter is another story. Summer residents close up their houses for months at a time, and even locals try to spend a …

How Much Heating Oil Will I Need This Winter?

November 6, 2023

Pitstop Has Tips to Help You Plan Ahead While the official first day of winter isn’t until late December, the “heating season” starts much sooner around here—in November or even late October. The earlier the …

Have You Changed the Filter on Your Furnace Lately?

October 16, 2023

Here’s Why You Should Do It Today Fall is a great time to think about the air quality in your home—especially since you’ll be spending more time indoors. Cleaning or replacing your air filters is …

Do I Need a Boiler Repair?

October 2, 2023

A Homeowner’s Guide to Troubleshooting a Furnace or Boiler Ah, Fall! Crisp nights, and golden, balmy days. That first night you want to turn on the heat—and something’s not right. There’s nothing worse than realizing your …

How Do I Dispose of Old Propane Tanks?

September 18, 2023

Make Sure You Retire Them Safely Propane storage tanks have a pretty long life—the refillable cylinders can last 5 to 10 years as long as they are regularly checked and recertified. Rust, dents or signs of …

Do Gas Water Heaters Use Electricity?

September 5, 2023

Find Out the Best Way to Heat Water While Saving Energy Did you know heating water accounts for almost 20% of your energy costs? It’s true! And it means that choosing an efficient water heater …

Propane Does More Than Just Heating & Cooking

August 21, 2023

Get More Value With Propane for Your Home. If you have propane for your home, but you’re only using it for heating and cooking, you’re missing out on all the benefits this versatile fuel can …

Understanding Heating Oil Payment Plans

August 7, 2023

What’s the difference Between Pre-Buy, Fixed Price, and a Budget Plan? Winter may seem months away. But it’s never too early to think about keeping your home-heating oil costs under control. We know every budget …