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Check your delivery ticket to ensure that the amount of gallons delivered was mechanically printed on the ticket.  Many states do not allow the gallonage amount to be handwritten, it must be mechanically printed on the ticket. Also, be sure to retain all your delivery...
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Furnace Venting

If you own or are planning to install a high-efficiency gas furnace, ask a certified chimney sweep to check that the furnace is vented in accordance with the National Fuel Gas Code.
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Energy Incentives

Many utilities offer incentives to homeowners who make improvements that save energy. Contact your utility company to determine if you’re eligible for a low-interest loan or discount for replacing your windows and doors. Ask about energy-efficient insulating...
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Heat Thief

When using a wood-burning fireplace, more heat can be lost up the chimney than is produced by the fire itself. To reduce heat loss when using your fireplace, follow these suggestions: 1) Lower the thermostat setting so your system doesn’t keep trying to replace...
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Compost Surface

If the microorganisms have more surface area to feed on, the materials will break down faster. Chopping your garden debris with a machete, or using a chipper, shredder, or lawnmower to shred materials will help them decompose faster.
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Included Furnishings

Fixtures, any kind of personal property that is permanently attached to a house (such as drapery rods, built-in bookcases, tacked-down carpeting or a furnace), automatically stay with the house unless specified otherwise in the sales contract. But you can consider...