There is nothing like autumn in Connecticut, and it serves as a gentle reminder that winter is on its way and it's time to plan ahead for your home heating needs. Homeowners should consider a few important things before choosing a local heating oil company...
Ready to turn on your heating system? There's no doubt the days are getting shorter and the evenings are getting cooler in Fairfield County, but there’s no exact temperature that determines when you should make the switch from cooling to heating. It's all about your comfort and health, so as soon as the cold gets into the house and you have to wear more than a light sweater to stay comfortable, you should consider...
You can rely on Levco to make deliveries when appropriate and to be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week for any of your home’s immediate service needs. With 24 service vans and technicians, and 13 oil trucks, we are almost always just moments from your door; which means we can get to you quicker - typically in less time than we quote over the phone.
You’re probably aware that R-22 (also known as Freon), the refrigerant commonly used in air conditioning equipment, has been phased out worldwide. The US Environmental Protection Agency determined that R-22 depletes the ozone layer, so as of January 2020, it can no longer be produced or imported. But it’s the import and manufacturing of R-22 and systems that use it that was made illegal. It is NOT the USE of existing R-22 systems and supplies. What the ban on R-22 means for you At this time, you don't have to stop using R-22 air conditioners [...]
If your living areas frequently feel too hot or too cool and you’re in the habit of changing the thermostat temperature settings to compensate, you’re adding to the equipment’s workload, wasting energy, and it's costing you more money.
Your HVAC air filters are more important now than ever before. Families are spending most of their time indoors to help stem the tide of the COVID-19 virus. In fact, most states have issued “stay at home” or “shelter in place” orders. Being home more naturally increases debris like dust, pollen, pet dander, and fabric fibers that get into your HVAC system.
The calendar may say it's spring, but cooler temperatures are holding on like a dog to a bone. So why then, are we recommending you schedule your annual air conditioning spring check now?
You're buying an oil-heated home but know nothing about heating a home using oil? Not to worry! There are only a few things you should do that are just slightly different from living in a home that uses an alternative source of energy:
Whether you heat your home with oil, gas, or electricity, these 7 tips can help you cut your energy consumption and maintain comfortable temperatures in your home during the winter:
For homes that use heating oil to stay warm and cozy, safe and timely deliveries are absolutely necessary. Even though this winter has so far been a mild one, we all know those snow and ice storms could come at any moment. And when they do, Levco recommends a few winter heating oil delivery tips to make sure your home is safe and accessible for deliveries. Make Sure Your Location Is Visible As your next oil delivery approaches, it’s important that your heating oil delivery company can easily find your home. Ensure your house number [...]