What are Alternative Heating Options and How to be Safe?

There are alternative heating options available which can help combat rising energy costs.  These options include geothermal heaters, wood and pellet heaters, solar heating, and much more which efficiently heat space while using less energy than traditional systems.  However, alternative heating options often carry a larger risk of fire or other hazards.  So, it is important to understand how to safely operate these systems in order to fully appreciate their benefits.  It is also important to install carbon monoxide detectors throughout your home.  As always, hire a licensed professional to install your system and reserve routine checkups on the system to ensure it is running correctly and efficiently.  Maintaining these steps can have you enjoying the benefits of alternative heating options in your home.  Let Doug’s help you sort through these options.

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