The P. Gagnon & Son Blog

Should I Insulate My Water Heater?

September 18, 2023

How to cut your water heating energy costs While many of us think about our home’s heating and cooling systems first when it comes to essential equipment, don’t forget your water heater! For starters, it’s a major factor in your home’s comfort, whether it’s hot showers and baths, clean laundry, clean dishes, or a clean […]

How To Change A Furnace Filter

September 4, 2023

Save money and protect your furnace Regularly changing the air filter of your furnace is a simple and quick task that should not be overlooked. It ensures optimal performance and efficiency, promoting a healthier and more comfortable environment for you and your loved ones. Don’t underestimate the impact of this small yet crucial maintenance routine. […]

Converting a Home to Propane from Electric

August 21, 2023

Enjoy the benefits of propane in your home! If you use electricity for home heating and water heating, you could be paying too much to keep your home comfortable. Are you tired of heart palpitations when you open the electric bill each month? P. Gagnon & Son has a solution: Convert your home to propane! […]

How Often Should I Flush My Water Heater Tank?

August 7, 2023

P. Gagnon & Son helps you take care of your water heater Day in, day out, your water heater is on the job to make sure you have hot water for your showers, bath, dishwasher, washing machine, handwashing, and cleaning. To keep your water heater running smoothly and at peak energy efficiency, you should have […]

What Causes Sludge in My Heating Oil Tank?

July 17, 2023

Tips to prevent sludge and what to do if you have it Heating oil tank sludge, a combination of dirt, rust, and oxidized fuel, is the primary cause of heating system problems. The sludge is thick and black and can clog filters, increasing the strain on the equipment to produce heat, resulting in reduced efficiency […]

Safely Handling Your Propane Grill Tank

July 3, 2023

Enjoy summer grilling without worry When powering your grill, firepit, or other outdoor devices, propane grill tank cylinders are a convenient and practical option. However, it is crucial to follow safety measures for storing, handling, and using them. First up is storage. Propane cylinders should never be stored inside or in enclosed or covered areas […]

What Is the Best Summer Thermostat Settings?

June 19, 2023

Stay cool while keeping energy costs under control There is not much better in life than summer in the Seacoast Region. The beach days. The fishing. The hiking. The clam bakes. The evenings on the deck relaxing after a long day. The relief of coming home to cool air conditioning after a hot day outside. […]

When To Replace A Heating Oil Tank

June 5, 2023

Make a smart investment with P. Gagnon & Son! If you’re in the market for a new heating oil tank for your Seacoast Region home, what’s available may surprise you! The heating oil tanks of today are very different from the ones used just a few decades ago. New features on heating oil tanks are […]

How To Find Out How Much Propane You Have

May 15, 2023

Automatic Delivery makes it easy to always have propane! Are you using propane in your home? If so, you’re probably aware of its unbeatable efficiency, versatility, and comfort. However, to enjoy those benefits, you need to have propane in your tank. That’s why we offer the security of our Automatic Delivery service for your propane […]

Propane vs. Electric Water Heaters

May 1, 2023

Make the right choice for your home! Have you checked your home’s water heater lately? If it is more than a decade old, then you’re living on borrowed time. Generally speaking, traditional water heaters with tanks typically only last about ten years. If yours has been around for longer than that, now is the time […]