Heating Tips

Furnace and duct cleaning

Over time, build up can occur in your furnace and ducts and this affects the efficiency of your home heating system. With the experts at Enex Fuels, you can gain more BTUs and improve the air quality throughout your home.

Tune ups and parts replacement

Enex fuels offers parts replacement, maintenance and annual servicing on all oil-fired equipment, including furnaces and hot water tanks. This maintenance will go a long way in creating an efficient, healthy and comfortable place to call home.

Lower the thermostat slightly

If you like to be surrounded by a blanket of heat, maybe try lowering your thermostat by just a few degrees. You most likely won't even feel the difference and you'll end up cutting down on heating costs.

Avoid constant thermostat adjustments

Every little adjustment can waste fuel. When arriving home and there's a chill in the air, try not to blast the heat by setting it higher than desired. All this does is burn excess fuel and won't heat your home any quicker than just setting the thermostat to whatever level you want it to be.

Draft-proofing

If you feel a draft, you most likely have a leak where cold air is coming in and warm air is getting out. Check all of your window and door frames and then seal any gaps or cracks you find with calking or weather stripping.

Windows

If your home has large windows and glass doors, ensure that you close the drapery over these areas. This will help build a blockade for heat to escape and help avoid letting cold air in.

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