Tevis Energy News & Articles

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Oil Tank Comparison: Above Vs. Below Ground Oil Tanks

July 26, 2021

If you use oil as your home heating fuel, at some point, you will explore proper oil storage via an oil tank. You can opt to have an above-ground vs underground oil tank. This article shares a detailed discussion on the differences between the two kinds of heating oil tanks.

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Why Is My Electric Bill So High In The Summer?

July 12, 2021

An increase in your electric bills during the hot weather is expected. However, when it is more than normal, it will leaving you wondering, “Why is my electric bill so high in the summer?”. In this article, we discuss the possible causes for the seasonal spike in your electric bills.

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What You Need To Know About Buying A Home With Propane Heat

July 12, 2021

Propane is a cheap way to power appliances and heat your home. It can save you money and is safe to use. Therefore, if you are eyeing a house that uses propane, you’re in luck. This article discusses propane tanks, propane delivery services, and the various advantages of using propane heat.

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How Does An Air Conditioner Work?

July 6, 2021

People from ancient times might think that the way we control our environments now of days is magical. Essentially, air conditioners are an innovative use of different scientific concepts. If you have ever wondered “How does an air conditioner work?”, keep reading. In this article, we answer this question in depth.

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Is Oilheat Safe For Your Home?

June 28, 2021

Heating oil has an excellent safety record, which is a critical aspect of ensuring the well-being of your family. In this article, we discuss why using heating oil is one of the safest fuels to use in your home, especially when it is compared to other home heating fuels.

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How Does Water Get Into An Oil Tank?

June 21, 2021

Homeowners should always be careful to keep oil tanks free of moisture. Not only can small amounts of water damage the oil tank but they can also cause problems for the whole heating system. In the following article, we discuss the important things to know about keeping your oil tank free from water.

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Tips For Finding A Reputable Propane Delivery Company

June 14, 2021

If you are looking for a propane delivery company, you need one that will meet all your requirements. Although all fuel suppliers offer the same products, they do not always have the same level and quality of services. This is why it is important to find the best propane delivery company available.

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What Is #2 Heating Oil?

June 7, 2021

The winter season means getting a tune-up for the boiler or furnace and stocking up on home heating oil for many throughout the eastern United States. However, there are several different types of heating oil, each having its own unique characteristics and applications. In this article, we discuss some of the most common ones.

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Interesting Things to Know About Home Heating Oil

May 24, 2021

Although the cold weather is behind us, it is always important to find ways to make your home heating as efficient as possible. After all, heating systems take up almost 42% of your home’s energy costs. Therefore, choosing the right type of fuel is vital. In this article, we discuss 16 heating oil facts.

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