WASHINGTON— Chilly temperatures have many people turning up the thermostat early this year. But some heating methods such as wood burning stoves, fireplaces and portable heaters are a real fire risk if not used properly. In fact, alternative heating methods…
Editor’s Note: A plumbing contractor has made temporary repairs at Camelback Village. As of 6 p.m. Saturday, residents were able to turn the heat back on. WASHINGTON — They’re working to restore it, but for…
WASHINGTON — As temperatures plummet, heating bills usually go in the opposite direction. But, according to the largest gas and electric company in Maryland, little steps can help in a big way when it comes…
Motorists have been enjoying falling prices at the gas pump. Now, lower gas prices will likely combine, this winter, with lower home heating
costs to sharply improve many household budgets.
A lot of people will be getting various heating systems going this week, and that\’s already caused trouble over the past chilly weekend.
Warming a home can drain the wallet, but if Mother Nature plays nice this year, the D.C. region is on track for a pleasant surprise.
Pepco is out with a warning for its customers: Scammers are sending out fake utility bills, posing as third-party suppliers.
Cold temperatures have finally arrived in the D.C. area and that means higher energy bills. We\’ve got tips to make the most out of your furnace without emptying your wallet.
To save money, one consumer expert recommends skipping a yearly maintenance contract for a home heating system, unless the house is especially large, dusty or the heater has old equipment.
Some of these tips are so easy you\’ll wonder why
you haven\’t tried them.