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.

6 Ways to Save Energy on Laundry

6 Ways to Save Energy on Laundry

Did you know that the average family of four washes almost 400 loads of laundry a year? Your laundry could be adding up over time – and we don’t mean the clothes in your laundry basket! Washing and drying clothes uses a lot of energy, but it doesn’t have to with these 6 ways to save money on your water and energy bills while doing laundry.

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!

Changes in Your Home Can Impact Your Fuel Consumption

Changes in Your Home Can Impact Your Fuel Consumption

Just like seasons impact the weather, changes in your home can impact your fuel usage. For example, when your son and daughter are away at college; you’re most likely using less hot water than when they are at home.

Ensuring that your home heating provider is aware of these changes is especially important if you’re on automatic delivery, which is calculated in part by your fuel usage history.

What to do if your heating system is not working

What to do if your heating system is not working

If you have ever encountered no heat in the middle of winter, for reasons other than power loss, you probably remember the many questions that were going through your mind. “What do I do?” “Is this an easy fix?” “How long will my family be without heat?” “Should I call my technician?”