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Although repair and installation of comfort systems should always be left to a Dominick Fuel professional, there are several do-it-yourself projects you can tackle around the home.
How to Test Your Heating Oil System
We recommend that you test your heating oil unit before each heating season starts. You don't want to be left out in the cold when winter weather arrives. Just follow these three simple steps:
How to Adjust Your Thermostat for Energy Savings
You can get significant savings off your fuel bill just by adjusting your thermostat. Take a look at our interactive thermostat to see how much you could save!
What to Do if the Heat Shuts Off
If your heat shuts off at some point during a heating season, don't panic! Before calling Dominick Fuel for what might be an unnecessary "no heat" call, don't forget to ask yourself these three simple questions:
How to Check for Air Leaks in Your Home
You don't need to be an experienced "do-it-yourselfer" to improve your home's weather sealing. With a little time and the help of a partner, you can easily detect leaks that let outdoor air infiltrate the home.
Some of the most common trouble spots are:
You can confirm the leak at night by turning off the lights and shining a flashlight across the leaking area from the inside while someone stands outside and looks for cracks where the light is detectable.
How to Check for Signs of a Possible Aboveground Tank Release
If your basement or aboveground tank can be inspected or is visible, Dominick Fuel can check your tank during your annual tune-up. You can also visually inspect the tank yourself.
Watch for these signs: