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Winter Storm Preparation|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Preparing Your Home for a Winter Storm

Southern Ontario homeowners see their fair share of storms in the winter. From howling winds and feet of snow to -30 degree temperatures, make sure you’re prepared for the storms ahead. • Get your roof checked to make sure it can withstand the weight of heavy snow • Get your attic floor insulated to minimize the amount […]

Home Furnace Vacation Prep|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Prep Your Home and Furnace Before You Go on Vacation

For many homeowners, winter is the season for heading down south for a vacation. To have peace of mind while you’re away, take these steps to prepare your home. 1. Electronics Unplug any unnecessary electronics – from TVs and charging tablets to small appliances, these all use electricity even when they’re not turned on, and […]

Furnace Holiday Safety Tips|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Holiday Party Safety Tips for Shelburne, Owen Sound, Orangeville and Collingwood

Whether you’re planning an office get together, a family event or a special holiday party with friends, there are lots of things to think about with any holiday party! Throw the best holiday party this year with these safety tips! • Keep decorative candles away from flammable objects – especially the Christmas tree or any […]

Small Engine Storage for Winter|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Storing Small Engines for the Winter

If you own a home or cottage in Collingwood, Shelburne or Orangeville, you probably own a lawn mower and other small engines. Store your lawn mower and other small machines safely and effectively this winter. How to Store Small Engines Safely • Clean machines before storing them • Empty the gas tank safely and into a […]

Keeprite Furnace Energy Saving Tips|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Furnace Tips: Make Your Living Room Cosy and Save Money

If you own a house or cottage in Collingwood, Shelburne or Orangeville, you know how cold our winters can be. But that doesn’t mean you have to throw your furnace into overdrive to keep your home toasty. Check out these tips so you can save money and stay warm this winter. • Make a warm cup […]

Furnace and Fuel Safety Tips|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Fuel Safety: Home Projects You Should Leave to a Professional

DIY (do it yourself) projects can be fun and rewarding, and can be a great way of saving money in certain situations. But some Orangeville, Shelburne and Collingwood homeowners make the mistake of DIYing everything – which disastrous results. While aesthetic jobs like painting and small projects are great times to DIY, try to avoid […]

Energy Saving Furnace Tips|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Furnace Tips: Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Save some energy this winter in your Collingwood, Shelburne or Orangeville home. • Turn down the thermostat a couple of degrees. It could save you 2-3% in energy costs for every degree • Caulk drafty windows and buy thick, quilted curtains • Get your furnace maintained regularly • Close your fireplace damper when you’re not using it • Replace […]

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