Category : Heating Information

Don’t Miss Our Heat for the Holidays Program

Here in the Northeast, heat is an essential element for the winter season and we know there are some families that simply can't afford a reliable heater. That's why each year around the holidays, Oliver Heating & Cooling likes to help those in need by donating heaters.
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When to Clean Your Air Ducts

When it comes to air ducts, there's no set amount of time you should leave between cleanings; duct cleaning should be done on an "as-needed" basis and in general, is good to do every couple years.
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A New Technology Could Turn Summer Heat into Winter Heat

Have you ever been shivering in the middle of winter and found yourself daydreaming about the hot days of summer? Well according to researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA), you may soon be able to use that summer heat to keep yourself warm during the winter.
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Natural Gas Costs to Increase This Winter

According to ACCUWeather and the U.S. Energy Information Administration, this year's winter is set to be colder and longer than past winters (especially if you live east of the Rocky Mountains). In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the Northeast will be 17% colder than it was last year, although the colder temperatures may be slow to start.
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Make Sure Your Heater Is Ready for the Cold

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Fall is officially here and while temperatures are still pretty warm, they won't stay that way for much longer. Once the cool, crisp nights kick in, you'll want your heater to take the chill off. But if you wait until you're cold to turn it on for the first time, you may find out that there's something wrong with it and be stuck waiting for a repair.
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9 Fun Facts About Insulation

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Many homeowners don't realize how important insulation is for their home. Insulation not only reduces the transfer of sounds, but also reduces the transfer of heat to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Because energy costs have risen in the past century, a properly insulated home is a must. Here are some fun facts about insulation from our heating and cooling service company.
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4 Ways Snow Can Affect Your Heater

This past weekend, winter storm Jonas dropped well over two feet of snow in much of the Northeast and at Oliver, we were getting calls left and right because of it. One of the most popular issues in the area was a heater that simply stopped working, which can happen during a snowstorm. Here are six ways the snow can affect your heater.
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Home Heating Costs: What to Expect This Winter

Slowly but surely, the temperatures have been dropping and it's finally starting to feel like December weather. While the cold is great for the holiday vibe, it's not so great for the wallet, and many homeowners are wondering what kind of energy rates they'll expect to see this winter.
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6 Heating Myths, Busted

Even though we made it through November without snow, that doesn't mean it's not right around the corner - and with it, freezing cold temperatures. Our heater installation company has heard plenty of heating myths over the years, so we thought we'd bust some of them.
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