Natural Gas Appliance Safety & Savings Tips

Stay safe this winter with natural gas heating tips that may also help reduce your energy bill

In order to keep your natural gas appliances operating safely and efficiently, it's important to perform regular maintenance and promptly make any repairs. Below are appliance safety and maintenance tips to help keep you safe and your appliances working properly.

Range & Oven Safety

Do not use your oven, range top or outdoor barbecue to heat your home. These appliances are not designed for this purpose and can pose a safety hazard.

Dryer iconClothes Dryer Safety & Maintenance

All natural gas appliances have a main burner flame and many also have a pilot flame. Follow these tips to reduce the risk of flammable vapors being ignited by these flames.

Furnace Safety

Perform regular maintenance on your furnace to ensure that it operates safely and efficiently.

Icon of fireplace logsNatural Gas Fireplace Safety

To help avoid serious accidents, the fireplace damper must be kept open on a permanent basis. Use the damper lock included with the natural gas log assembly kit.

Water Heater Safety

Review important do's and don'ts for water heater safety.

Attic insulation iconAttic Insulation Safety

Although attic insulation can help lower your energy bills, improperly installed insulation can create a fire hazard. Follow these tips for new and existing attic insulation.

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a dangerous gas that you cannot smell, taste or see. It can build up in a home or other structure when gas appliances are not working properly or when combustion gases are not being safely vented to the outside.

For Your Home

Being more energy efficient in your home is the best way to help lower your energy costs and save money. Get more information on your energy usage and saving tools available to you.

  • Manage Higher Bills

    Learn about the factors that may lead to higher natural gas bills.

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    My Account

    Log in to My Account to view your usage history, sign up for the Level Pay Plan, request a payment extension, access our online savings tools and more.

    For a personalized analysis of the factors potentially causing your bill to increase or change, visit the Analyze Bills section within the Ways to Save tool in My Account.

    With the Ways to Save tool, you can also complete your Energy Profile and receive a household analysis and customized energy-efficiency recommendations.

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    Energy-Saving Tips

    Tips to get the most out of your appliances while using the least amount of energy possible.

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Assistance Programs

We offer various customer assistance programs to support eligible customers based on income, home weatherization or medical needs.