Tag Archives: winter

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

woman with a thermostat

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 […]

fireplace with family's feet

Home Heating Safety Tips

There’s something about winter that makes our homes feel extra cosy. While the wind and snow howls outside, you can curl up on the couch next to the fireplace, reading a good book and drinking a warm cup of tea. But with all of the equipment we use to keep ourselves warm during our cold […]

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