2016

Should You Have An Old Oil Tank Removed?

Many homes that were previously on oil heat have switched to natural gas or electric furnaces over the years. This means that although the furnace has changed, the old oil tank may still be buried in the yard near the home. The following guide can help shed more light on the situation and help you determine the best course of action. Why are decommissioned tanks a concern? Old oil tanks placed underground will eventually develop leaks, typically because of rust and corrosion.

Tips To Consider When Changing Your Own Chimney Liner

Over 60 percent of residential energy use in Canada goes into space heating so for those who have a chimney in their houses this can help to save a lot of money. However, if your chimney liner is damaged, old or inefficient, you may need to change it so that you are able to properly utilize this source of heating. Fortunately, this is something that with a little research and time, you can do yourself and you will not need more than the tools you probably already have in your storage or shed.

2 Common Chimney Repairs You Don't Want To Ignore

Chimneys and fireplaces are a great addition to any home. The warm glow of the fireplace on a chilly night is perfect for cuddling up with someone special and watching your favorite movie. They help to cut down on your energy bill as well, which is a huge bonus for those looking to save money. Not only do they look beautiful, but they can further enhance the look and feel of your home as well.