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MAINLINE HOME ENERGY SERVICES BLOG

Why a Wood Stove May Be Right for You!

Why a Wood Stove May Be Right for You! Plus Mid-Winter Sales A great number of people are firm believers in supplementing the heat in their homes with wood. After all, there is nothing quite like the warmth of a real wood fire. Below is a number of reasons why you might love it, too! Most people dread the [...]

January 17th, 2018|

Boilers by Weil-McLain Named “Energy-Star Most Efficient Boilers” for 2018

Energy Star is the trusted symbol for energy efficiency, helping us all save money and protect the environment through the use of energy-efficient products and practices. Energy Star certification means customers can be assured that products meet strict energy performance standards set by the EPA and are less expensive to operate. Each year Energy Star [...]

January 10th, 2018|

Tankless vs. Tank Water Heaters – The Pros and Cons

Like any appliance, water heaters break down over time and need to be replaced. Ideally, HVAC companies recommend replacing your water heater before it completely stops working. If you wait too long, leaks can cause major damage to your home. As a general rule, a tank-style water heater will last 8 to 12 years. With proper maintenance, [...]

December 26th, 2017|

What Size Water Heater Do You Need?

If you're a homeowner in the market for a new water heater, there are a number of things to consider before you buy, and proper sizing rates high on the list. Storage capacity to meet the homeowner’s needs is key for tank-style water heaters, while hot-water flow rate is the most important feature of a [...]

December 19th, 2017|

Cold Attic, Cold Home

Cold Attic, Cold Home Your attic can definitely qualify as one of those "out of sight, out of mind" areas of your home. Most homeowners only spend a few moments up there when necessary, so why worry about this largely unused space? The truth is, your attic plays a major role in your home's overall energy performance and can [...]

December 13th, 2017|