Spring is in full swing here in NJ –and although it’s not quite time to dust off the window air conditioning units in your basement, it will be soon! …Unless you upgrade to a ductless A/C system, that is. Ductless (or “mini-split”) air conditioners are a great alternative to loud, light-stealing, hernia-risking window unit air […]
The spring 2019 allergy season (*sniffle*) is nearly upon us – time to trade in our polar vortex for a pollen vortex and some warmer weather (we hope, in the case of the latter!) The problem for allergy sufferers from March thru May is that the concentration of allergens usually gets worse – sometimes much […]
It may be tempting to make the switch from heating oil to natural gas in your NJ home, considering all the stories circulating about the advantage of the latter over the former. But stories are stories, and facts are facts. The fact is, there are many reasons why choosing oil to heat your home is […]
Did you know that the air inside your home could be four to five times more polluted than air outside your home? The problem is that we live in increasingly airtight homes (great for energy efficiency, not-so-great for air quality) and are surrounded by more airborne contaminants than ever – from dust, mold, dead skin, pet […]
It’s December, and most of us are looking forward to hunkering down for some quality holiday time with family and friends in our warm and comfortable New Jersey home.
At Dowling, we are always grateful to the loyal New Jersey customers who have kept us in business for more than 100 years – and for the opportunity to serve new customers as they join the Dowling family.
Even though heating oil has been keeping NJ homes warm for almost a century, it is still an often misunderstood home energy source – mostly due to a reputation it earned as a “dirty” fuel up through the 1970s.
If the time has come to invest in a new water heater , you may be surprised how many options are available to you. Making a smart choice is important, since heating water accounts for nearly 20 percent of your energy bill.
It can get pretty muggy during the summer here in New Jersey – but as the weather cools off into fall and winter, that humidity disappears, leaving behind dry air that can create some problems for your health and home.
A home cooling system is a major investment for your New Jersey home – one that you should protect just as you protect your car with regular oil changes.