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How to March Into Spring With These Home Owner Tips

Tip #1: Wash Windows & Change Window Treatments Windows often get very dirty from the winter weather, keeping out cold winds and catching winter dust, dirt, and even salt from the roads. Your first step in spring cleaning should be to wash the inside and outside of your windows. You’ll be amazed at how much … Continue reading “How to March Into Spring With These Home Owner Tips”

Energy Saving Tips Your Heart Will Fall in Love With

1. Switch your ceiling fan’s blade rotation Chances are you’ve never thought about what direction your fan is spinning, but the blades’ rotation can actually help you save on your winter heating bill! Hot air rises, so reverse your fan’s blades to a clockwise rotation to help push that warmth right back down to you. … Continue reading “Energy Saving Tips Your Heart Will Fall in Love With”

How to Keep Your Home Safe This Winter

As we ring in 2021, it is important that you make your home is a safe place to live. Here are 5 tips on how to keep you and your family safe in your home this winter and throughout the year. Tip #1: Monitor your space heater Space heaters are a great way to heat … Continue reading “How to Keep Your Home Safe This Winter”

How to Save Energy This Holiday Season

Winter is here and so is the holiday season! Today we are going to give you six great tips on how to save money and energy this holiday season. Tip #1: “LED” your Christmas lights shine LED holiday lights typically use up to 90% less electricity than standard incandescent lights. Although the initial cost of … Continue reading “How to Save Energy This Holiday Season”

What is The Difference Between Heating Oil and Propane

As we close out the month of October, there is no better time to order your heating oil or propane for your home. Today we will review the differences between heating oil and propane. There are six ways someone can heat their home: Coal Wood Electricity Heating oil Natural gas Propane Today we will compare … Continue reading “What is The Difference Between Heating Oil and Propane”

ECO-SUPREME V.S. Diesel

At Lykins Energy Solutions we know how hard your equipment works for you. That’s why we offer ECO-SUPREME and ECO-SUPREME High Cetane – our proprietary formulated fuel – to keep your engine running at peak performance. Superior in every way to a standard #2 diesel fuel, ECO-SUPREME and ECO-SUPREME High Cetane keep fuel lines and … Continue reading “ECO-SUPREME V.S. Diesel”

How to Prepare Your Home for Fall

We are now going into fall weather, you can save money and energy by preparing your home for the cooler weather ahead. Lykins Energy Solutions will provide you with some tips that can help you save money this fall. The first tip to prepare is by purchasing heating oil or propane for your home through … Continue reading “How to Prepare Your Home for Fall”

The Best Kept Energy Saving Secret: The Complete Guide to Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

Topics of discussion: -Best brands or types-What to look for-What to avoid-How to properly dispose of old light bulbs. Best Brands and Types of Light Bulbs: The best way to save energy in your home is by purchasing energy efficient light bulbs. The most popular brands available to purchase are Phillips, EcoSmart, General Electric, and … Continue reading “The Best Kept Energy Saving Secret: The Complete Guide to Energy Efficient Light Bulbs”

Are You Changing Your Air Filters Enough?

By Drew Armacost As summer is here, it is a perfect time to change your air filters! It is especially important for people who are allergic to allergens and have asthma. The regular maintenance of your system also will lengthen the lifetime of your air system. Today we will answer 6 questions about air filters: How … Continue reading “Are You Changing Your Air Filters Enough?”