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Transitioning to Fall: Seven September Tasks

Posted: August 30, 2018

It may not feel this way when you step outside, but fall is just around the corner – which means it’s time to prepare for cooler weather and the heating bills that come with it. Here are 7 things you can do in September to make the switch over to fall as painless and efficient […]

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Three Problems and Solutions for Common A/C Breakdowns

Posted: July 24, 2018

It seems to always happen on the hottest day of the year, when you’re counting the minutes until you reach the comfort of your air conditioned home: you open the door expecting a cool blast of relief and instead get a wall of good old fashioned Pennsylvania summer heat. Here are the three most common […]

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Why Choose a Ductless Split Air Conditioner?

Posted: June 20, 2018

You hear yourself saying it every year, usually right around the time when you have to drag those old, heavy window air conditioners down from the attic: “There’s got to be a better way.” The good news is you’re right: that better way is a Mitsubishi ductless split system. But how much do you know […]

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Time for an A/C Replacement? Here Are Some Key Things to Consider

Posted: May 30, 2018

Choosing an central air conditioner (or heat pump) is one of the more important home comfort decisions you’ll make for your Pennsylvania home – one that warrants some careful consideration in light of all the options available to you today (if you don’t have ductwork in your home, your choice is much easier – simply […]

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Five Ways to Make Life Easier next Winter

Posted: April 12, 2018

Now that the “anything can happen” winter of 2017-18 is finally behind us, it’s a perfect time to look at ways to make next winter a little easier for you and your family. Here are five suggestions: Update your contact info. As unpredictable as weather is these days, it’s a really good idea to make […]

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“I Might Have a Mold Problem…”

Posted: March 15, 2018

You’re probably pretty vigilant about using a filter for your water. But what about the air you breathe? In truth, you “drink” far more air than water in a day – about 10,000 quarts of it, according to the EPA. The problem is, most of those quarts of air are coming from indoor HVAC systems […]

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Automatic Delivery from Walton: Free Peace of Mind

Posted: February 9, 2018

Did you know that more than 200 record-low temperatures were set in PA this past January? It’s true – and according to Punxutawney Phil (and other experts), we’re not done with winter yet. The good news about having more potentially record-setting winter weather ahead is that we have the propane and heating oil we need […]

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Bomb Cyclones and 35-Degree Temperature Swings: Welcome to the New Normal

Posted: January 16, 2018

Well, we’re off to an interesting start in 2018, with temperatures swinging from the mid-30s to record sub-zero lows and back again inside of two weeks. We even had a “bomb cyclone” – perhaps as a sequel to the “pollen vortex” of last spring. As always, our crews have been working around the clock to […]

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Energy Conservation Tips for Winter

Posted: December 21, 2017

For many people, winter is a time of high energy bills – especially if you have an older furnace or boiler (if your heating system is more than 10-12 years old or so, it’s worth considering an upgrade – today’s models are much more efficient and would likely pay for themselves in just a couple […]

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Three Ways to Cut Stress This Heating Season

Posted: November 20, 2017

Winter can be a stressful time, with short days, cold weather, and heating bills combining to create pressures that simply aren’t there in other seasons.

Here are three ways to take the edge off some of that…

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