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Why Your Cape Home Needs a Standby Generator Now

Many Americans are wondering where 2017 will fall on the list of worst Atlantic hurricane seasons in US history. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria caused $200 billion in damage, and the season isn’t over yet. With these catastrophes top of mind, homeowners throughout the country are taking preparedness measures seriously. Wondering what you can […]

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More Protection for Your Property

Whether you live in the area all year or just during the summer months, preparing your home for cooler temperatures is a must for any Cape Cod homeowner. While there’s plenty of warm weather left this season, fall will be here before we know it! This year, choose greater protection and peace of mind that […]

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Fuel Price Protection: How It Works

As summer kicks into high gear here on the Lower Cape, the thought of heating your home may not be top of mind. We’re here to explain exactly why it should be. Buying heating oil or propane as you need it throughout the winter months can make for unpredictable budgeting, unnecessary hassle, and often overpayment—due […]

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Solutions for Your Home’s Hard Water

Hard water is something every homeowner hopes to dodge when moving into a new residence. If your Cape Cod home’s water quality gets in the way of what should be simple everyday tasks, like doing the dishes or making a pot of coffee, resolving the issue is easier than you think. Water Treatment: Know Your […]

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4 Ways Propane Fuels Your Summer

The unofficial start of summer is just days away. Here on the Cape, that means it’s time to break out the deck furniture, read up on BBQ-friendly recipes, and get ready for all things outdoor living.If you use propane inside your home, then you already know how adaptable, reliable, and affordable it is. Get ready […]

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What Type of Air Conditioning Is Right for Your Home?

Longer days and warmer temperatures call for more time spent outdoors—finally! Beach season is fast approaching, and we can’t wait to take full advantage of another beautiful Cape Cod summer. But when it’s time to take a break from the heat, nothing beats cooling off inside a home with reliable air conditioning. If your central […]

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When to Schedule Your Heating System Tune-Up

As a Cape Cod resident, you know how important it is to have heating equipment you can rely on each winter. Keeping it in good condition is easy and affordable if you have a local, professional energy company that offers this service. Many homeowners arrange for heating system maintenance each fall, just before the cold […]

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Oil Tank Protection & Why It’s Important

What would you do if an oil leak were to occur on your property? Rest assured that you’re covered by preventing one from happening altogether with an oil tank protection program. If you own a home on the Lower Cape, it’s easier and more cost effective than ever to protect it from an oil tank leak. […]

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What to Do If Your Home Loses Heat

In the middle of winter, the last thing you want to worry about is unexpectedly losing heat in your home. If you do experience what you think may be a heat loss this winter, don’t panic: see if you can correct the issue quickly and safely with this checklist: No-Heat Checklist for Cape Cod Homeowners […]

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Winter Tips for Cape Cod Homeowners

Whether you’re spending this winter in the area or you’ve escaped somewhere warmer for the season, make sure your Cape Cod property is ready for the coldest time of year. This means more than closing up your windows and turning on your heat, but winterizing your home doesn’t have to be a bother. In fact, […]

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Bioheat®… What Exactly Is It?

You’ve probably heard a great deal about renewable energy and alternative fuel sources, especially over the last few years as these options have become more widespread. Choosing them for your home energy use is beneficial for the environment, your heating equipment, and often your budget. But how much do you know about what goes into […]

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Choosing the Right Fuel Provider

A lot of factors come into play when looking at options for a new oil or propane provider near your home. Are they priced competitively? Do they have good reviews? Do they offer more than just COD fuel delivery? The grass is always greener on the other side… or is it? When you choose a […]

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How to Save Money on Heating Service This Winter

Colder weather is just around the corner. Is your home ready? If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re interested in using less heating fuel this winter or finding affordable HVAC service in your area. If that’s the case, you’re in luck. It’s possible—even easy—to cut down your energy-related costs for the upcoming heating […]

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A Guide for Closing up Your Vacation Home

As another beautiful Cape Cod summer comes to an end, many of our seasonal customers are packing up to head back home for the colder months ahead. To help with the process this year, we’ve put together a list that will guide you through closing up your summer vacation property this fall. Winterize Your Doors […]

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Natural Gas Alternatives on the Cape

About two years ago, National Grid announced a moratorium for new natural gas hookups on the Lower Cape. This has affected home builders, current property owners thinking about switching fuel sources, new Cape Cod residents, and consumers looking to update a simple appliance like a gas-fired cooking stove. The reality is that residents and business […]

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