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4 To-Do’s When Buying an Oil-Heated Home

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:

In Your Neighborhood

Levco is in YOUR neighborhood, which means you've got less to worry about! With locations in Norwalk and Trumbull, we are proud to serve thousands of homeowners and businesses across Fairfield County. Located just minutes away from the Merritt Parkway and I-95, our customers are assured a quick emergency response time – no matter how severe the weather.

Why Automatic Delivery Makes Everything More Convenient

Between work, taking care of the kids, managing your calendars and balancing numerous other priorities, Fairfield County homeowners are busy people! There is no longer a need to worry about monitoring your oil tanks, scheduling your next oil delivery or risking a fuel run out. Why? The answer: Automatic Delivery. What is Automatic Delivery? Automatic Delivery is the strategy of managing the fuel in a homeowner’s tank and scheduling for a fill up at the appropriate time. How is my oil level monitored? Levco uses a proprietary system to calculate when your [...]

2019-09-09T09:27:37-04:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Heating Oil|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

September HVAC Maintenance Tip of the Month

Tip: Upgrading your thermostats can result in increased comfort, lower energy bills, and extended equipment life. Increased Comfort: The temperature sensors on older thermostats become inconsistent as they age and also do not allow you to turn on the system automatically 20 minutes before you arrive home. This added control and programmability allows you to have the home exactly the temperature you want it to be, whether you are in the home or not. Wi-Fi thermostats allow you to tweak settings and controls through a smartphone no matter where you are [...]

Wishing You A Happy Labor Day

All of us at Levco wish you and your families a safe and enjoyable Labor Day. Labor Day is a day to recognize the contributions of American workers of all industries to the U.S. economy. Many celebrate this "unofficial end" to summer with family, friends, and their community. Labor Day Fun Facts The first celebrated US Labor Day was on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, planned by the Central Labor Union. Over ten-thousand workers marched from City Hall to 42nd Street and then met with their families in [...]

2019-08-08T17:00:58-04:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Community|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My Air Conditioning is Broken, HELP!

The hottest days of the summer are here! The thermometer is soaring and the humidity is so high you could wring out the air like a wet shirt. You can almost guarantee you’ll be uncomfortable as soon as you step outside. Good thing your home is air-conditioned. However, air conditioning and HVAC units do not last forever — 12 years is the average lifespan. The moment they fail is usually when you need them the most. There is good news! Not every A/C problem is an emergency. Here are a few issues [...]

10 Tips to Maximize Your Air Conditioning System’s Efficiency

Bring on the heat! Summer is here and with it the warm, sunny days we craved all winter. Chances are that as the outside temperature spikes so do the costs of your utility bills. Maximizing the efficiency of your air conditioning system can often result in lower costs, prolonging the life of the systems and keeping your home more comfortable. Here are 10 things you can do to keep your cooling system running efficiently:  Close windows and doors – Conditioned air escapes outside when windows and doors are open. Try to turn [...]

August HVAC Maintenance Tip of the Month

Tip: Preventative maintenance protocols can extend the lifetime of your air conditioning equipment. Changing air filters regularly is an important part of managing your home's air quality and the efficiency of your system. Air filters are an important part of your central air conditioning system and are often under-appreciated for what they accomplish. They collect bits of pollen and dust that would have otherwise circulated throughout your home. Air filters really are the first line of defense and clogged air filters are the number one cause of HVAC system failure. All [...]

Air Conditioning Equipment Replacement – Is It Time?

"It’s 90 degrees outside and my house won’t get down to a comfortable temperature." "I try not to use the air conditioning because the electric bill gets too expensive." "The HVAC technician is at my home more often than my friends." If you find yourself saying any of the above or have another complaint about your air conditioning system, it might be time to replace some of your equipment. How do you know if your system simply needs a tune-up or a complete replacement? There are a lot of factors that [...]