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Common house fire causes from Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Common House Fire Causes & How to Avoid Them

As homeowners, we try to make our home comfortable, cozy and safe for our families. Unfortunately, with all of the appliances, systems and wiring in our homes, sometimes that means we’re at an increased risk for fires. With a little bit of vigilance and care, you can avoid these common causes of house fires. Home […]

5 home projects to do before end of summer from Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

5 Home Projects to Do Before the Summer Ends

The end of summer is almost here, and unfortunately, many of us homeowners just haven’t found the time to do some of those much-needed home maintenance tasks. Between trips to the beach, cottage or weeks-long vacations, it’s easy to let chores fall by the wayside. But before the summer ends, make sure you get some […]

5 Indoor Air Pollutants from Bryan's Fuel in Orangeville

5 Indoor Air Pollutants You Might Not Be Aware Of

The quality of the air in your home is essential for keeping you and your family healthy. Poor indoor air quality can cause breathing problems, skin issues and other health problems that are easily avoided. But sometimes, indoor air quality can be more than just an issue of dusty air or mold. These are some […]

How Clogged Gutters Can Damage Your Home | Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

How Clogged Gutters Can Damage Your Home

Think cleaning your gutters is unnecessary? While they might seem like an insignificant part of your home – and an often forgotten one – they actually have a huge impact on your house if they’re not maintained properly. So instead of avoiding the tedious task of cleaning your gutters every spring and late fall, tackle […]

How to Protect Your Home from Damage this Winter | Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

How to Protect Your Home from Damage this Winter

As pretty as the snowy winter weather is, it can also be potentially damaging to your home. But with a bit of preparation and forward thinking, it’s easy to protect your home. Snow Build Up on Your Roof Your roof is your first defense against the weather, especially in the winter. But built up snow […]

How to Handle & Store Lubricants Properly | Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

How to Properly Store & Handle Lubricants

At Bryan’s Fuel, we carry a wide range of lubricants to keep your machinery running smoothly. Know how to properly handle and store lubricants so you can keep your home and family safe. • Keep lubricants properly labelled to avoid confusion • Don’t use labels that will wear out over time • Take extra care when labelling lubricants […]

Natural Gas Myths | Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Natural Gas Myths

Natural gas gets a bad rap. There are dozens of misconceptions surrounding this efficient and versatile form of energy, preventing homeowners from reaping the benefits. Read up on these natural gas myths and try it for yourself! • Natural gas is bad for the environment Did you know that natural gas is actually the cleanest fossil […]

Why Is My Furnace so Loud? | Bryan's Fuel Orangeville Shelburne Collingwood Owen Sound Caledon

Why Is My Furnace So Loud?

Is your furnace sounding a little off? Rattling, whistling or banging can be signs of a number of problems. Here’s how to read the sounds your furnace is making. Whistling Whistling coming from your furnace can mean a few things. First, there may be gaps in your ducts. Second, your filter may be clogged, especially […]

Garage Organizing Tips | Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Quick Tips to Organize Your Garage

With gardening and the outdoor season winding down, take some time to do some garage organizing. You’ll thank yourself next spring! 1) Know what not to store: Your garage is humid and the temperature is always changing, so make sure you’re not storing anything in there that won’t last. Avoid storing paint, cardboard, food and […]

Home Fixes for Fall | Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Bryan’s Fuel’s Home Fixes You Should Do This Fall

With winter on the way, that means cold weather, lots of snow and ice, and potentially hazardous conditions for your home. To avoid any major winter damage, these are the best home fixes you can do for your home in the fall. 1) Foundation You should always check your foundation in the fall, even if […]