New to Propane?

New to Propane?

By: Amy Duda, Service Manager at Dead River Company

Are you new to propane? You may have recently upgraded, may be thinking about upgrading, or potentially moved into a residence where you’ll be utilizing propane for the first time. If this is all new to you, then you’ve come to the right place! As a Service Manager at Dead River Company, I’m going to be answering some of the most frequently asked questions about residential propane.

How to Read Your Tank Gauge

How to Read Your Tank Gauge

By: Whitney Martin, Delivery Dispatcher at Dead River Company

This is the time of year when homeowners in northern New England flip their heating system switch to “on.” Some may not be sure if they need fuel or not. As a delivery dispatcher at Dead River Company, I frequently give quick tutorials on how to read a heating oil or propane tank gauge.

Because fuel consumption varies based on weather, personal preference, occupancy, and home weatherization, the best and easiest way to determine if you need fuel is by reading your tank gauge.

Beginner’s Guide to Home Heating Systems

Beginner’s Guide to Home Heating Systems

By: Galen Fishburn, Service Manager at Dead River Company

Friends who know I’m a Dead River Company Service Manager will often come to me with questions about their home heating system. I am happy to help people navigate what may be a foreign subject to them. If you’re looking for a “beginner’s guide” to home heating systems, you’ve come to the right place!

A Few Things You Need to Know as a First-time Homebuyer

A Few Things You Need to Know as a First-time Homebuyer

By: Kayla Dunphe, Marketing Communications Specialist at Dead River Company

If you’re a first time homebuyer, as I recently was, I feel your pain—and your excitement! Buying your first home IS exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Some of the things I learned in the process could help you.

Who doesn’t like an upgrade?

Who doesn’t like an upgrade?

We all like an upgrade. Coach to First Class, compact car to mid-size, cubicle to corner office. Better usually means bigger. It also usually means more money. Unless you want to upgrade your heating system. Then we’re talking savings. How so?

If you upgrade your heating system to one that’s more efficient, you’re going to reduce your use of fuel and your energy bill. It’s that simple. In fact, upgrading to a highly energy efficient central home heating system can reduce your fuel consumption, on average 30% or more.

At Dead River Company, we believe it’s our responsibility to help you save fuel—and money—by using it as efficiently as possible.