How to Prepare Your Home for an Efficient Winter

Winter will be here before you know it! Have you thought about how you’re going to prepare your New York home for colder weather? Keeping your home safe and warm through the chillier months is a priority on everyone’s to-do list, so we have some helpful tips to help get you through the heating season. If you want your winter heating to be efficient and help you save on energy bills, there are a few steps you can take to maximize your dollar and minimize your energy use.

Top Heating Tips to Cut Costs for Your NY Home:

Book a Heating System Tune-Up:

Getting your annual tune-up will do wonders for your heating system’s efficiency, which will help you save on energy bills all season long. With a tune-up, you’ll be ensured that your system is running at peak efficiency, getting better fuel economy, and operating more smoothly in general. On top of that, if there are any issues with your heating system, you can catch them early before they become bigger, more expensive problems.

Consider an Upgrade:

How old is your heating system? If it’s old enough to drive, chances are that it’s not very energy efficient. Upgrading your equipment comes with a host of benefits, one big one being lower energy bills. New high-efficiency models get better fuel economy, and you’ll have to worry less about hiccups and breakdowns during the winter. For what you’d spend on a new installation, you make a return on in lower annual heating costs, not to mention the resell value you add to your home that you’ll also see a return on.

Install a Programmable Thermostat:

Lots of energy goes to waste when we leave our heating systems running when we aren’t using them. One way to prevent this waste of energy is to install a programmable thermostat. Using one of these handy gadgets is simple. All you have to do is set it to lower the heating temperature when you are away or sleeping, and you’ll surely see a decrease in your energy costs.

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Contact Marshall Oil for Heating Maintenance & Upgrades

With fall in full swing and winter right around the corner, don’t wait to take these simple steps for an easier heating season. Marshall Oil performs heating equipment installation, heating equipment maintenance, and emergency heating service. Contact us today or call us at 914-764-5766 to book your annual tune-up or get an installation quote.