Newsletter - Fall 2020

Letter from the President

Dear Valued Customer,

We and other Pennsylvania residents and business owners statewide have learned to navigate the COVID-19 climate, making adjustments each day to help safeguard the health of our families, employees, and of course our valued customers. We want to thank you for continuing to trust Eshenaurs with your home comfort and safety, even amidst difficult times. We take this responsibility very seriously and will continue to employ safety measures as long as it is necessary.

Fall is upon us once more, but the season looks a little different than normal. One major change is that many local children are learning from home and adults are working remotely. If you are enrolled in our convenient automatic fuel delivery program, please be sure to let us know if your family is learning or working remotely so we can update your annual fuel usage, which might be higher than past years. If you are not yet on automatic delivery, please let us know if you’d like to enroll in this service and take one to-do off your mind this season.

If you’re interested in increasing your peace of mind while spending more time at home, we want to remind you that we provide installations and service for emergency generators. During a recent storm in Pennsylvania, hundreds of homes were left without power for several days. Though power failure is always inconvenient, residents who rely on their power to work and learn remotely had to scramble to accommodate their jobs and schooling.

And finally, please remember that we provide high-efficiency water heater upgrades. If your teenagers or college students are spending more time at home these days, chances are you’ll want plenty of warm water on hand for additional showers! As always, please let us know if we can help you in any way.

Sincerely,
W.C. Eshenaur & Son


5 Fail-Safe Ways to Prep for Winter

Keep this checklist handy for your fall to-do list and winter preparations!

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Sign up for an Efficiency Maintenance Plan

We provide comprehensive heating maintenance plans to aid in predicting the costs of your home comfort needs. Enroll in your plan of choice whether you use heating oil, propane, or natural gas to heat your home! Our plans include benefits such as annual tune-ups, discounts on parts and labor, and priority service to keep your system up and running.

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Order Fuel or Sign up for Automatic Delivery

Are you signed up for automatic fuel delivery yet? Both oil and propane users can take advantage of this hands-off approach to fuel delivery! Let us know you’d like to sign up for automatic fuel delivery, and we’ll take care of the rest. Want to manage your own fuel deliveries? No problem! Don’t forget to check your fuel tank levels and order before the gauge gets too low. We recommend oil customers order at 1/4 capacity and propane customers order at 1/3 capacity.

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Schedule Your Heating System Tune-Up

Heating system tune-ups provide your furnace or boiler with:

  1. Extended equipment lifespan
  2. Efficient & affordable fuel usage
  3. Reduced risk of breakdowns
  4. Total comfort for the whole family

Contact us to schedule yours today and take the uncertainty out of winter heating!

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Upgrade to High-Efficiency Equipment

If you want total peace of mind this cold season, replacing your home heating system is the best bet. Plus, our high-efficiency equipment will help you save up to 30% on heating and service. View the next page of this newsletter to see how you could score maximum rebate savings on your upgrade.

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Clear a Path to Your Tank or Fill Pipe

When the snow starts to fall, please remember to shovel a path to your propane tank or oil fill pipe. This will allow our delivery drivers to make safe, efficient, on-time deliveries of your fuel orders.

Need help with your fall and winter preparations? Get in touch with the Eshenaur’s team today!


Now’s the Time to Create Your Backyard Propane Oasis

Chances are with everything going on, you and your family saved money this year by staying home, canceling travel plans, and eating at home more frequently. You’ve done the legwork, now reward yourself with maximum home comfort from a propane oasis right in your backyard.

Propane Can Extend Summer Fun

  • Install a pool heater or hot tub
  • Get an outdoor fireplace or kitchen
  • Soak up the fall with a patio heater

Contact us for all your propane outdoor living needs!

Outdoor Propane Needs


Score MAJOR Savings on System Upgrades

If you could make your home safer and more comfortable for your family, wouldn’t you do it? Now’s the time, because Pennsylvania homeowners are spending more time at their houses than ever this year. Here are the most recent savings opportunities that are currently available to valued customers like YOU!

$100 OFF a Ductless Mini Split Installation
Want to save more on a unit that can provide both room-by-room cooling AND supplementary home heating? Enjoy maximum home comfort at a great price with zoned or whole-home comfort. Contact us to learn the terms and conditions and how you can save more on home comfort this season.
SAVE up to $500 On a New Higher-Efficiency Oil Furnace, Boiler, or Aboveground Storage Tank
Pennsylvania homeowners can save up to $500 when they install new, higher-efficiency oil-fired furnaces or boilers and/or a new aboveground oil storage tank. Take advantage today by giving us a call and learning more about this limited-time offer!


Enter to Win

Want an easy chance to win a $100 Visa gift card? You could spend it on daily needs, holiday shopping, or something special for yourself! Here’s how to enter:

  1. Write us an honest Google review between 10/1 and 10/31
  2. You will be automatically entered to win the gift card
  3. We will reach out to the winner. Good luck!

Need help writing a Google review? Just give us a call and our friendly customer service representatives will walk you through the simple steps!


Hot Chocolate Recipe

Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1–2 tbsp. sugar to taste
  • 1 cup milk or milk alternative
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ tbsp. vanilla extract

Instructions:
Whisk together cocoa, sugar, salt, and about 2 tablespoons of milk in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until cocoa and sugar are dissolved. Whisk in the rest of the milk and warm over medium heat, whisking occasionally until hot. Stir in vanilla extract and serve. If you like it frothy, toss it in a blender. Recipe courtesy of Epicurious.com.


Home Comfort Trivia:
How Well Do You Know Your Heat?

Fill in the blank with the correct percentage! According to Energy.gov, approximately _____ of US households reported an average age for home heating systems of 5 years or more in 2009.

a. 98%  b. 74%  c. 11%  d. 27%

Answer: b. 74%