Tag Archives: home comfort systems

Winterize Your Rental Home|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

How to Winterize Your Apartment or Rental Home

If you rent an apartment or home, here’s what you can do to make sure you’re ready for winter. 1. Keep doors closed to rooms or closets that don’t need to be open to save on heating 2. Seal off gaps in the bottom of your doors or windows with a door draft stopper 3. […]

Natural Air Fresheners|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Best Natural Home Air Fresheners

Keep your home’s air quality fresh and your home smelling great with these great natural air fresheners! • Green tea – great for cat litter box smells • Dryer sheets – use them in your garbage bin • Apple cider vinegar – pour it down your drain if you’re experiencing unpleasant smells • Vanilla extract – perfect for stinky […]

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 […]

Energy Efficient Holiday Party|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Tips for an Energy-Efficient Holiday Party

Throw the best – and most energy efficient – holiday party this season with these tips! 1. Replace old strands of lights with LED strands 2. Use decorations that add colour and texture but don’t necessarily use power 3. Buy a timer for your lights 4. Set your thermostat to about 66 degrees Fahrenheit to keep […]

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 […]

Gas & Fuel Appliance Safety Tips|Bryan's Fuel Orangeville

Gas and Fuel Appliance Safety

From ovens and stovetops to water heaters and furnaces, gas is a versatile form of heat with a lot of benefits. To get the most out of your gas appliances, make sure you’re following these safety tips. Stovetops • If lighting your stove requires a match, always make sure you light the match before turning on […]

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How to Save Money on Home Heating

Sometimes, all your home needs is a couple of quick fixes to lower your heating bills and usage. • Have a chimney? Buy an inflatable chimney balloon! They’re easy to use, and will automatically deflate if you forget to take it down before using your fireplace. • If you have an attic, you should make sure […]

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5 Geothermal Energy Myths

Considering geothermal energy for your home? Don’t be swayed by these myths! 1. Geothermal energy takes up a lot of yard space: In fact, earth loops used for geothermal energy can sometimes be buried vertically, taking up less space. 2. Heat pumps used for geothermal energy are loud: They’re actually really quiet, and none of the equipment […]

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