If you own or have recently purchased an older home, your heating system may depend an oil burning system. These were largely installed prior to the time when oil prices began to rise rapidly in the mid 1970’s. Keeping with the systems that were installed in your home when it was built, you will have to depend on oil heat during the winter months. In addition, your system may dictate that your oil burning system heat your water as well.
You’ll need to find a company that not only delivers oil, but makes house calls to service your oil burning heating system as well. This includes cleaning your home unit at least one a year and coming to your rescue when issues occur. One of the original companies that provides such services is the family owned and operated firm of Laird & Sons Fuels Ltd. The many services they offer both residential and commercial properties is available on their website located online at www.lairdandson.com.
The types of services they provide can assist homeowners who wish to bring their home systems up to date to save money. They will gladly provide an estimate on how older homes can be converted from oil heating systems to those which utilize a gas based heating system. Natural gas is not only less expensive in the long run, but is cleaner and does not make for any toxic fumes. Often these changes are implemented when an addition is added to a structure. Any structure can also undergo an energy and heating conversion when renovations are underway
No matter what heating and cooling system is in place, property owners are urged to have their systems inspected at least once a year. This assures you that every heating element in your home is not only working efficiently but at its safest levels as well. Not only is this of prime importance when your family resides in this structure, but it is necessary for your energy usage to be at its most affordable. If there is a great deal of wear and tear on your heating system, it may be necessary to replace all or part of it.