In early 2023, a Twitter-storm erupted over a report that natural gas stoves in homes should be banned. While that’s not happening nationally, it’s important to understand the pros and cons of natural gas stoves and ovens, and how to use them safely at home.
What should you do to get your house ready for fall? The fall home maintenance checklist is an important part of managing your home investment. Here are 17 home maintenance tips for fall, with a special section on prepping your natural gas furnace for heating season.
When hurricane season or the winter storm season come around, homeowners start researching natural gas generators. With good reason! When the power goes off, a whole house standby generator means your lights stay on even if there’s a hurricane or blizzard.
Here’s what you need to know about whole house natural gas generators.
An annual furnace tune up is part of maintaining your natural gas heating system. Maintaining your furnace can save you a great deal of time and money. Because emergency furnace repairs can be costly and inconvenient, especially around the holidays and during the winter.
With winter heating comes the need for winter heating safety. December, January and February are the leading months for home heating fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Here are the areas of your home where you should focus, to keep your family safe.
Heating bills too high? Here’s the best thermostat setting for cold weather if you want to save on your heating bill. Your natural gas furnace is the biggest consumer of gas in your home, more than your other appliances combined. Managing your home temperature can cut costs from your bill.
Water heater maintenance is an important step to keep your natural gas bill under control. Although heaters that run on natural gas use less energy and are more cost-effective than electric water heaters, they aren’t necessarily problem-free. High gas bills could still be a concern if you don’t maintain your water heater properly.
Water heaters account for approximately 17% of your total household energy expenditure, according to Energy.gov. That’s why it’s important to understand how gas water heaters work and how to maintain them.
Moving? Natural gas is just one of the utilities you’ll need to handle when you move. And how you handle that varies by state and utility market. Here’s how to set up new natural gas service when you are moving in Georgia, Ohio or Michigan. (Bonus: we’ll tell you how to set up electricity service in Ohio.)
It’s a common question — how to reduce your gas bill, and especially, how to lower your gas bill in the winter.
If you heat your home with natural gas, you’re using one of the most efficient methods of heating your home. And you aren’t alone. Over 48% of American homes use natural gas as their primary heating source. But that’s not much help when you get that whopping winter natural gas bill.
You’re all ready for an outdoor party and barbecue. Maybe it’s even a summer pool party. You went to the pool supply store, got the pool cleaner and the pool light set up. You have the mosquito net tent on the patio, the citronella candles and the sun tea getting ready. But when you go to light your outdoor grill…
Oops! Forgot to buy the propane!
That’s why we like natural gas grills instead.