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PALS 30th Annual Golf Classic

PALS 30th Annual Golf Classic

On October 6th we continued our annual support of the Nashua PAL’s Annual Golf Classic. PAL’s mission is to create positive relationships between the city’s youth and its police department. We are proud to have been able to support such an important initiative in our community for so many years.

It’s Time to Start Including Healthy Air in your Wellness Routine

It’s Time to Start Including Healthy Air in your Wellness Routine

In order to take care of our health, we try to get enough sleep, exercise, eat healthy and drink water but your indoor air quality affects your health as well. It’s time to include healthy and clean indoor air quality when thinking about ways to take care of yourself. Before choosing a filter, check out … Continued

Wilson Brothers Thanksgiving Food Drive

Wilson Brothers Thanksgiving Food Drive

Wilson Brothers is helping to collect items for Thanksgiving to help PACH Food Pantry and Loaves & Fishes. We don’t have too much time until the drop-off date on November 14th! If you have an upcoming appointment with us, for every item you donate we will give you $5 off of your invoice on up … Continued

Acton-Boxborough Football and Cheerleading Team

Acton-Boxborough Football and Cheerleading Team

This year, we are proud sponsors of the Acton-Boxborough Football and Cheerleading Team. They had their first game on Friday September 10th at 7pm in Chelmsford. Everyone was very happy to have their Friday night lights back. The next game is this Friday, September 17th at 7pm against Andover High School. You can find more … Continued

The Extinction of A/C Equipment Built Before 2010

The Extinction of A/C Equipment Built Before 2010

Next summer homeowners who have decided to hang-on to their A/C Equipment that was built before 2010 may end up facing an unpleasant surprise. Air conditioning equipment manufactured before 2010 was produced for units that used R-22 Refrigerant which harms the ozone layer. The government started to phase out R-22 Refrigerant in 2013 and as … Continued

Summer Charity Campaign

Summer Charity Campaign

Our Summer Charity Campaign has come to an end and we are excited to announce that Pach Food Pantry in Pepperell, MA, the Humane Society of Greater Nashua and the Groton Lakes Association will be receiving a donation of $1,424.60! Thank you to all of our customers whose business helped make this campaign a success.

International Women’s Tennis Tournament

International Women’s Tennis Tournament

This summer Wilson Brothers along with our sister companies, Murphy’s and Accurate Baker Elman, proudly sponsored the Women’s Tennis Association’s International Women’s Tennis Tournament held at the Thoreau Club in Concord, MA from August 2nd – 8th. The tennis open hosted up to 100 of the world’s top professional female tennis players. In the pictures, … Continued

Summer Charity Campaign Progress

Summer Charity Campaign Progress

We have been actively collecting part of our proceeds throughout the months of June and July to donate to three local charities. You may have already seen our charity magnets we’ve been passing out to our customers but in case you missed them, we will be donating to Pach Food Pantry, The Groton Lake Association … Continued

Wilson Brothers Awarded Best of Houzz 2021

Wilson Brothers Awarded Best of Houzz 2021

At we are proud to have been selected for the “Best of Houzz 2021” awards. About Houzz: Houzz started with a house. When founders Adi and Alon remodeled their home, they started the way these projects often do: with a tall stack of magazines and referrals for home professionals from people they knew. But after … Continued

Case Study - Forced Hot Air

Case Study - Forced Hot Air

Upgrading an inefficient gas furnace Wilson Brothers was asked to look at a forced hot air furnace that the family thought wasn’t working at top efficiency. Their gas fuel and electricity bills were high and the heat was uneven throughout the home. We checked the ductwork and found that it was old and the seams … Continued

Case Study – Indirect Water Heaters

Case Study – Indirect Water Heaters

Replacing an inefficient water heater One of our customers told us about their son and daughter-in-law who were having problems with their hot water – the water took too long to heat up and wasn’t getting hot enough to suit them. When we looked at their boiler, we saw that it included a tankless hot … Continued

Case Study – On-Demand Water Heaters

Case Study – On-Demand Water Heaters

Replacing a leaking free-standing water heater When a homeowner’s old free-standing gas-fired water heater leaked and needed replacing, Wilson Brothers recommended and installed a new Rinnai On-Demand water heater. This system doesn’t run off the gas furnace or boiler – it is a separate unit that produces hot water as you need it. It is … Continued

Case Study – Dehumidifiers

Case Study – Dehumidifiers

Too much moisture – Controlling mold a problem Allergens, like molds, thrive in relative humidity conditions above 60%, leading to a variety of ailments including asthma, allergies, and respiratory infections. A Central Dehumidifier replaces portable units that constantly need emptying. It pumps the water removed from the air directly to the outside or a plumbing … Continued

Case Study – Allergy Prone Child

Case Study – Allergy Prone Child

Requires the cleanest indoor air Do you know that the air quality inside your home may be worse than the pollution in the air outside? That is true, and this can be especially harmful to children (or adults) with allergies … or illnesses such as asthma. Allergies can be triggered by breathing dust, molds, spores, … Continued

Case Study – Heat Pump

Case Study – Heat Pump

Our New England temperature fluctuations Here in New England, the temperature can be 36 degrees overnight and then rise to the upper 70s or low 80s the next day! How do we avoid using precious oil or gas to heat the home during these fluctuations? Our customers didn’t want to switch to heat when they … Continued

Case Study – Ductless Air Conditioning

Case Study – Ductless Air Conditioning

Short but hazy, hot, humid summers They may be short, but New England summers can be extremely uncomfortable during the hazy, hot, and humid days. was contacted by a customer whose family spent most of its time in the large family room of its colonial home. They wanted to cool that room and the adjacent … Continued

Case Study – Central Air Conditioning

Case Study – Central Air Conditioning

Replacing an inefficient central air system One of our customers had a 15-year-old home which had a central air conditioning system with an efficiency rating of only 9 to 10 SEER. It was noisy and their electric bills were out of sight in the summer. Wilson Brothers recommended the installation of a replacement condenser with … Continued

The Difficulties of Residential Geo-Thermal Systems in New England

The Difficulties of Residential Geo-Thermal Systems in New England

The U.S. Energy Information Administration states that more than half of the energy used in residential homes is directly spent on heating and cooling which means your HVAC system has the largest carbon footprint in your home. Traditional heating & cooling units heat the air it takes from outside by burning fossil fuels in a … Continued

Case Study - Groton, MA

Case Study - Groton, MA

THE CHALLENGE Before moving into their new home in Groton, MA, the Smith family decided to upgrade their heating and cooling system with the installation of a new condenser, air handling unit and all new ductwork. However, shortly after they moved in they started noticing yellowing on the walls and extreme humidity and moisture. They … Continued

Can I flush this? The Truth About "Flushable" Products

Can I flush this? The Truth About "Flushable" Products

Our plumbers have been called on to unclog toilets due to eye glasses, cell phones and even a glass eye! However, those were all flushed down the toilet by accident. There are many products that say they are flushable but when it comes to asking our Plumbers, they disagree. Wet Wipes or Baby Wipes Whether … Continued

Four Most Common Electrical Safety Mistakes

Four Most Common Electrical Safety Mistakes

When you hire an electrician, you have to trust that they will follow all electrical safety codes. There is nothing our Master Electrician, Doug G., dislikes more than finding hazardous electrical work in customer’s homes so he is sharing with us the four most common electrical safety mistakes for homeowners to look out for. 1. … Continued

Asthma and Indoor Air Quality

Asthma and Indoor Air Quality

Four thousand people die each year from asthma related causes. Asthma can be brought on by air pollution, allergies, exercise, stress and certain chemicals which cause the airways of the lungs to narrow or become blocked, making it hard to breath. We can all do our part to help relieve some of the stress that … Continued

The Impact of Biofuel on Your Heating System

The Impact of Biofuel on Your Heating System

Biofuel is a type of fuel that is produced using renewable sources, such as animal fats, plant-based oils and algae material. Biofuel offers a number of advantages over traditional fossil fuels, like petroleum and natural gas, particularly in terms of its impact on the environment. Specifically, it is biodegradable and burns more cleanly, which means … Continued

Options for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Options for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Options for Improving Indoor Air Quality There has always been a need for indoor air quality. Sadly, most homes do not have enough, leaving the majority of homeowners living with poor indoor air quality. Here in the Northeast, there are several factors that contribute to poor indoor air quality. In particular, we deal with excessive … Continued

4 Ways a New A/C Unit Can Save You Money

4 Ways a New A/C Unit Can Save You Money

Buying a new air conditioning unit can seem like a big expense. Wouldn’t it just be easier and less expensive to just continue maintaining and repairing your current one? Not necessarily. In fact, when you consider the many long term benefits a new A/C unit can have, both for your comfort as well as your … Continued

Mass Save Rebates for 2020

Mass Save Rebates for 2020

The weather is getting colder and you maybe considering a new furnace or hot water heater. Mass Save is offering a variety of rebates that can be helpful in reducing the costs of purchasing new heating and hot water equipment in your home. If your heating equipment is more than 20 years old, upgrading to … Continued

Benefits of Having a Standby Generator in Your Home

Benefits of Having a Standby Generator in Your Home

Electricity is one of those things most of us don’t really think much about…until, of course, a power outage occurs. Then, suddenly it becomes abundantly clear (even if you can’t actually see) just how much we rely on this essential utility. As much as we take it for granted, power outages are still a very … Continued

Extend Your Boiler’s Life with Hydronic Water Treatments

Extend Your Boiler’s Life with Hydronic Water Treatments

High-efficiency boilers have been around for over 20 years now, and over the course of that time it has become crystal clear that the water inside these systems needs to be checked for contaminants and treated with the appropriate water conditioner on a regular basis. Not only does this insure proper operation, but it can … Continued

Wilson Brothers HVAC 2019 Golf Outing

Wilson Brothers HVAC 2019 Golf Outing

The Wilson Brothers had their Annual Labor Day Charity golf Outing in memory of Gary Garafola, who was tragically taken from us September 22, 2012. The Golf Outing is held on the Friday of the Labor Day holiday weekend to recognize and thank their outstanding employees while collecting several thousand dollars for the local Pantry’s. … Continued

7 Benefits of an Early Season Heating Tune-Up

7 Benefits of an Early Season Heating Tune-Up

Keeping your heating system in good working order is about more than just keeping your home and family warm. It’s also about preventing your pipes from freezing and other costly and potentially serious issues from arising. Unfortunately, most people don’t give this much thought until something goes wrong. The good news is, with a little … Continued

Ductless vs Ducted Systems

Ductless vs Ducted Systems

If you do not have ductwork in your home for heating, what is your best option for adding air conditioning?  A ductless system or a ducted system? In some homes it is not possible to have ductwork – there is no basement or attic space so ductless mini-split systems are the only option. Over the … Continued

Is HVAC Air Filtration Really Worth the Investment?

Is HVAC Air Filtration Really Worth the Investment?

There’s a lot of buzz about the quality of air we breathe outdoors. But what about the air that’s circulating inside our homes? The truth is, indoor pollution is a serious problem – especially since Americans spend the vast majority of their time indoors, where the concentration of pollutants can be up to five times … Continued

What to Consider When Deciding to DIY or Hire a Pro for Home Repairs

What to Consider When Deciding to DIY or Hire a Pro for Home Repairs

Owning a home gives you a sense of control and responsibility over your property. You should be pretty comfortable performing basic maintenance and repairs around your home, especially if you want to save money. Yet, there are some home repair projects that should never be performed by anyone other than a licensed professional. If you … Continued

What is Furnace Humidification and Why Should You Care?

What is Furnace Humidification and Why Should You Care?

Ever notice how much drier the air in your home gets around this time of year? It’s not your imagination. In fact, it’s quite common – particularly in areas like the Northeast due to the combination of cold, outdoor air and forced hot air indoors. To combat this, some home owners choose to use small, … Continued

Surge Protection – Protecting Your Home from an Electrical Surge

Surge Protection – Protecting Your Home from an Electrical Surge

These days, we rely on electricity to power just about every aspect of our lives. From watching television to charging our mobile phones to keeping our laptops up and running. In addition to our beloved electronic devices, there are also our household appliances to consider, like washers, dryers and microwaves. And let’s not forget our … Continued

Winterizing Your HVAC System in New England

Winterizing Your HVAC System in New England

You don’t need to check the thermometer or tune in to the local news to figure out that winter is once again closing in on us. In New England, this inevitably means battening down the hatches and preparing for the weather that’s sure to come. But before you crank up your thermostat and pull on … Continued

9 Efficiency Tips for Heating your Home in the Fall in New England

9 Efficiency Tips for Heating your Home in the Fall in New England

It’s autumn in New England and that familiar chill is in the air once again. If you’re thinking of turning on those space heaters, you may want to think again – especially since space heating is the largest home energy expense, accounting for 45% of residential energy bills. This time of year is ideal for … Continued

How To Make Your Home Energy Efficient

How To Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Today’s modern homes are spending more electricity than ever. Building an energy efficient home is of utmost importance if you want to cut costs and protect the environment. There are some less expensive things you can do, such as window treatments and then there are more expensive options, such as changing roofs, walls, and electrical … Continued

5 Expert Tips for Drastically Lowering Your Summer Cooling Costs

5 Expert Tips for Drastically Lowering Your Summer Cooling Costs

According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), more than 100 million homes across the country are equipped with air conditioning systems. That’s a full 87% of the US population. And as temperatures rise, so do the costs that come with running these cooling systems. In fact, the EIA also estimates that cooling accounts for … Continued

Wilson Brothers Presents 6th Annual Gary Garafola Golf Tournament

Wilson Brothers Presents 6th Annual Gary Garafola Golf Tournament

Wilson Brothers is planning our 6th annual charity golf outing in memory of Gary Garafola to benefit two local food pantries, PACH and Loaves and Fishes. We are hoping to generate a large sum of money for PACH Outreach to help them get their new building ready to open. We can’t do this alone, and … Continued

Benefits of Wilson Brothers Easy Pay Oil Program

Benefits of Wilson Brothers Easy Pay Oil Program

It is that time of year again when we are starting our oil budget program for the upcoming winter, which will be here before we know it. If you’re interested in learning more about our Easy Pay Budget Plan, here’s how it works and why it’s something you should consider taking advantage of. What is … Continued

Thank Your from Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

Thank Your from Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

July 2, 2018 Dear Tom, Thank you so much for your company’s Co-Sponsorship of the Loaves & Fishes 5th Annual Golf Tournament, held on June 11, 2018 at Shaker Hills Country Club. Your company’s generosity and continued suppo1i for Loaves & Fishes is very much appreciated. And I do look forward to working with you … Continued

Thank Your from Nashua Police Athletic League

Thank Your from Nashua Police Athletic League

June 6, 2018 Dear Paul, Thank you for your extremely generous support as a Champion Sponsor for the 2018 PAL Golf Classic! Because of you, Nashua PAL is able to serve over 2,000 youth within PAL’s 16 programs focused on EDUCATION, ACTIVITY, and LEADERSHIP! Our staff and army of dedicated volunteers have been very busy, … Continued

Benefits of an All-in-One Home Energy Service Provider

Benefits of an All-in-One Home Energy Service Provider

For more than three decades, Wilson Brothers has been dedicated to keeping New England homes warm and cozy in the winter and cool and comfortable during the hotter months. Over the years, the scope of our services has expanded from the installation, repair and service of heating and cooling systems to include indoor air quality, … Continued

Thank Your from Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

Thank Your from Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

Dear Tom, Thank you again for your Annual Appeal pledge of $1000.00. Collectively, your business along with other local companies pledged a total of $18,350 in matching funds. I am certain that this outpouring of business support will inspire individuals and families in our community to generously support our mission – especially because they know … Continued

Calling All Who Care

Calling All Who Care

It is time for all of us to chip in what we can. Any amount goes a long way. A lot of caring residents of the local communities have gathered to rebuild the new location of the Pepperell Food Pantry. With volunteers giving up their precious time off to demo the old location of Dr. … Continued

Wilson Brothers Will Now Offer Electrical Services

Wilson Brothers Will Now Offer Electrical Services

Over the past three decades, Wilson Brothers HVAC is proud to have become the area’s first choice for the installation and repair of heating and cooling systems. We are excited to announce that now, in addition to designing, installing and servicing heating, cooling, plumbing, and Geothermal systems, we will also be adding a full service … Continued

Turn Your Tax Refund into Long-Term Savings

Turn Your Tax Refund into Long-Term Savings

Expecting a tax refund? Before you spend those extra dollars from Uncle Sam on a vacation or other one-time purchase, why not consider turning your refund into additional savings? Investing in a new heating and A/C system can provide benefits that will last for many years to come, including energy savings as well as peace … Continued

No Electricity – No Problem

No Electricity – No Problem

We don’t want to kick anyone when they are down.  We just want to remind our customers that the Wilson Brothers team installs and services Generac automatic standby generators.  Anyone who pays attention can see what’s going on with the crazy severe New England weather. Our power grid is all above ground and is unreliable. … Continued

Why You Absolutely, Positively Need a Heating Service Agreement

Why You Absolutely, Positively Need a Heating Service Agreement

This year we are having a good old fashioned New England winter. In fact, we recently experienced a 100 year cold snap. The frigid temps were so impactful that things across the region were on the verge of shutting down. Another week of that kind of cold would have brought things to a grinding halt. … Continued

3 Great Ways in Which a Plumber Can Bring Your Basement Up to Date

3 Great Ways in Which a Plumber Can Bring Your Basement Up to Date

For many homeowners, the basement is a forgotten space used for storing things they and their families no longer use. On top of that, basements have a reputation for being sad and even creepy, so not many people are too excited about going down there. But behind that image lies a ton of untapped potential. … Continued

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes During This Brutal New England Winter

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes During This Brutal New England Winter

With one of the coldest winters on record and several months to go until spring, one of the biggest worries New England home owners have is frozen pipes. Not only does a situation like this wreak havoc because it prevents water flow, but if not addressed right away, you could end up with further damage … Continued

Wilson Brothers Donates to PACH's Capital Campaign Building Fund

Wilson Brothers Donates to PACH's Capital Campaign Building Fund

Dear Tom, Thank you for your generous contribution of $4000.00 to PACH’s Capital Campaign Building Fund. Your thoughtful support will help to fund and renovate a permanent home for Pepperell’s food pantry. PACH Outreach is a volunteer-staffed, community based non-profit organization that provides short term assistance to Pepperell residents during difficult times. PACH Outreach is … Continued

Do You Have a Backup Heating Plan for the Coming Winter Months?

Do You Have a Backup Heating Plan for the Coming Winter Months?

With another cold, snowy winter predicted in the Northeast, there’s never been a more important time to start thinking about your heating system. The last thing you want is to end up in a dangerous situation with no heat to keep your family warm and safe. Proper planning is critical and with the crazy weather … Continued

Benefits of a High Efficiency Gas Heating System

Benefits of a High Efficiency Gas Heating System

Did you know that about half of the energy use in your home goes toward heating and cooling? That makes keeping your home at a comfortable temperature one of, if not the highest energy expense you have. What if there was a way you could dramatically reduce the amount of energy needed to heat your … Continued

Best Choice in Efficiency for Home Heating in Massachusetts

Best Choice in Efficiency for Home Heating in Massachusetts

When it comes to home heating in Massachusetts, efficiency tops the list for most home owners. Nobody wants to spend an arm and a leg just to keep the cold New England weather out, and with our long winters, those costs can really add up. But with so many choices available, how can you know … Continued

Help PACH Move to Their New Home

Help PACH Move to Their New Home

PACH, the only food pantry to serve Pepperell residents, is moving! The food pantry’s Board of Directors has purchased 66 Hollis Street (formerly a doctor’s office) and must now raise funds to pay for and renovate the building. Our goal is to raise $500,000 by January of 201 8. We need your support. Please donate … Continued

Thank You for Attending Our Annual Labor Day Charity Golf Outing

Thank You for Attending Our Annual Labor Day Charity Golf Outing

The Wilson Brothers had their Annual Labor Day Charity golf Outing in memory of Gary Garafola, who was tragically taken from us September 22, 2012. The Golf Outing is held on the Friday of the Labor Day holiday weekend to recognize and thank their outstanding employees while collecting several thousand dollars for the local Pantry’s. … Continued

Preventative Maintenance for Water Treatment in Your Heating System

Preventative Maintenance for Water Treatment in Your Heating System

Modern water heaters and boilers have run into a new problem in terms of maintenance that must be addressed to keep your heating system running efficiently. Water treatment is necessary for low mass gas boilers for effective preventative maintenance. What is Water Treatment for Your Heating System? The term “preventative” means “intending to serve or … Continued

Take the Proactive Approach to  Heating Your Home This Winter

Take the Proactive Approach to Heating Your Home This Winter

pro·ac·tive /prōˈaktiv/ —creating or controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it has happened. Do not wait until you can see your breath inside your home to replace your heating system, consider taking a proactive approach this season. The prefix “pro” means “before” and before disaster strikes is … Continued

Pre-Season Preventative Maintenance for Your Heating System

Pre-Season Preventative Maintenance for Your Heating System

When is the last time you had your heating and cooling system serviced? Do you know if it is performing at top speed? Even if your A/ pre·ven·ta·tive /prəˈven(t)ədiv/ Intending or serving to ward off harm You might be warm now but don’t get left in the cold this winter with a heating system that’s … Continued

How the Proper Heating and Cooling System Can Save You Thousands

How the Proper Heating and Cooling System Can Save You Thousands

When is the last time you had your heating and cooling system serviced? Do you know if it is performing at top speed? Even if your A/C is cranking this summer, there may be some ways in which you are still losing money. Installing and maintaining the proper heating and cooling system in your home … Continued

5 Reasons To Schedule Your HVAC Spring Tune-Up

5 Reasons To Schedule Your HVAC Spring Tune-Up

The warm season is right around the corner so now is the best time to start thinking about scheduling a check-up on your heating and cooling system. Don’t get stuck without AC! It is important to have your HVAC system inspected to prepare for the upcoming season—which can include inclement weather, humidity, cool temperatures, and … Continued

Time to Upgrade Your Heating and Cooling Systems?

Time to Upgrade Your Heating and Cooling Systems?

You’ll want the Professionals from Wilson Brothers as your local HVAC Install and Service Company. Over the last 29 years the local community has trusted the Wilson Brothers to take care of all their HVAC and Plumbing needs. For preventative maintenance, general service, 24-hour emergency service, and of course, our quality installs, we are here … Continued

Happy New Year from the Wilson Brothers!

Happy New Year from the Wilson Brothers!

Tom says – As we head into a new year it is time to look at what is coming up in 2017. Winter is the most challenging of our four distinct seasons, from the lack of sun light to increased home energy cost. And, don’t forget the Holiday Season, snow and ice season and we … Continued

Keeping our giving dollars in the local community

Keeping our giving dollars in the local community

There’s nothing wrong with giving money to a large national charity, after all we did it for many years. What made us switch to helping mostly  local charities,  was the concern that not enough of their dollars were being used for the cause. That’s why we focus on helping local grassroots organizations and causes. We … Continued

Plumbing Services and the Next Generation of Wilson Brothers

Plumbing Services and the Next Generation of Wilson Brothers

Tom says – you have come to trust the Wilson Brothers and our Team for your heating and cooling needs. Did you know we also offer plumbing service, and installs? Wilson Brothers has four licensed plumbers on our Team. Some of our customers have already taken advantage of our plumbing service, and taken advantage of … Continued

How to Protect Your Pipes from Freezing

How to Protect Your Pipes from Freezing

Frozen water expands, and as anyone who has suffered frozen pipes knows, ice is a powerful force that can break open most containers, including metal ones. Keeping your pipes from freezing in the winter is an essential task for New England homeowners, but fortunately there are some basic approaches to minimize the risk.   Before … Continued

Why a home emergency is the worst time to call a plumber

Why a home emergency is the worst time to call a plumber

Look, we get it. No one wants to call a plumber until their bathtub won’t drain or they’re wrapping their dishtowels around a spraying pipe. You’d rather spend your money on a beachside vacation, a nice restaurant or Christmas gifts for your kids. Plumbers are there to fix problems, right? So why call one when everything … Continued

Don’t leave your HVAC system out of your Spring Cleaning

Don’t leave your HVAC system out of your Spring Cleaning

Winter is over and while you may not be ready to shut off your heating system for the year – May snowstorms do happen in Massachusetts – you should start making plans for the warm summer months by cleaning your HVAC system before you need to run it. Regular maintenance will extend the lifespan of … Continued

Beating Winter Dryness Indoors

Beating Winter Dryness Indoors

Everyone in New England can remember beating a cold night by cranking up the heat, blissfully falling asleep in a toasty-warm room, only to wake up with a face so dry they fear it will crack. Winter dryness can lead to nose bleeds, skin problems, sore throats, itchiness and other health issues in inhabitants. Your … Continued

Sleep better by keeping your bedroom cool

Sleep better by keeping your bedroom cool

If you’re one of the millions of Americans with sleep problems, you might be able to get a better night’s sleep by adjusting your HVAC system. Sleep experts generally agree that a bedroom temperature of 65 degrees allows most people to get a good night’s sleep, but every individual has their own variations and neds. … Continued

Carbon Monoxide Alert! What you can’t see could kill you!

Carbon Monoxide Alert! What you can’t see could kill you!

Most people know the importance of installing carbon monoxide detectors in the home, but this advice bears repeating. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless gas and it can kill. Its deadly work can be through gradual exposure over time or a sudden, buildup of CO in a small, poorly ventilated room. Usually, defective combustion … Continued

Why radiant heating could make you love your bathroom

Why radiant heating could make you love your bathroom

People who have lived in older houses have all experienced the mid-winter chill that comes from stepping barefoot on the cold floor of a bathroom during the middle of the night. Hot air rises and the hard tile floors can be the hardest spot to warm up during a January night. That’s where radiant floor … Continued

Keeping your holiday party warm

Keeping your holiday party warm

Christmas parties and holiday gathers are annual features of December, but so are snow, ice and cold air. Make sure the next December party you throw is warm enough for people to take their jackets off and get in the holiday spirit. Before you even start planning the party you should check the insulation of … Continued

Should I turn my heat off during the day?

Should I turn my heat off during the day?

Saving on energy costs is a serious concern, especially in the winter.  Even though the cost of oil is lower than in the recent past, it always makes sense to save money on the fuel we use to heat our homes.  I am often asked about the value of turning the heat down, only to … Continued

SAVE $200 and Live Life Uninterrupted with a Standby Generator

SAVE $200 and Live Life Uninterrupted with a Standby Generator

New England has had it’s fair share of tough weather over the last few years.  During the variety of hurricanes, nor’easters and blizzards, you may have found yourself without power for a long period of time.  Here are a few reasons to invest in a generator for your home you may have not thought of. … Continued

Getting the most out of your indoor air filter

Getting the most out of your indoor air filter

Allergy sufferers can tell the exciting days of summer are almost over each year when they first step outside and start to sneeze or feel their eyes burn. Fall allergies, brought on by the increased pollen and mold spores in the air, cause havoc to 35 million Americans each year and without appropriate steps the … Continued

When to shut down your air conditioner for the season

When to shut down your air conditioner for the season

Much like Christmas lights, many homeowners don’t know when it’s time to shut down their air conditioning system for the season. Even with the end of the hot summer days, some people delay shutting it down just incase they get hit with an unexpected hot fall day, but no one wants to have to wade … Continued

3 Summer Energy Tips to Save Money

3 Summer Energy Tips to Save Money

The hot days of summer can be a menace to your utility bills if you’re not careful. Here’s a trio of handy tips to keep cool and reduce your need to run your cooling system. We previously recommended clearing the filter on your cooling system at the beginning of summer. Well, even if you did it … Continued

4 ways to stay cool on the 4th of July

4 ways to stay cool on the 4th of July

Most people have Independence Day off from work, but your air conditioner will probably run longer than normal to comfort the people lounging around the house. Give the AC a break and cut down on your utility bill by using these simple tips to reduce the need for home cooling during your Fourth of July … Continued

Five tips to get your A/C running at it's highest efficiency

Five tips to get your A/C running at it's highest efficiency

Air conditioning systems require regular maintenance to keep them working at highest efficiency, whether they are window units or central A/C. The inner components can collect dust, dirt, and mildew, which can lower their operating efficiency and your home’s air quality. Check the manual that came with your unit and follow basic procedures to keep … Continued

Ten tips to avoid and limit flooding damage

Ten tips to avoid and limit flooding damage

Spring has Arrived! (Thankfully) With the melting of the huge amount of snow we experienced this winter combined with April Showers, the threat of flooding is always a risk.  Here are Ten Tips to help you control ground water around your house, which is the source of most basement flooding … AND to limit damage … Continued

Save up to $200. On a Generac Home Stand-by Generator!

Save up to $200. On a Generac Home Stand-by Generator!

Save up to $200 On a Generac Home Stand-by Generator! Power Outages Should Not Be an Acceptable Way of Life! Don’t let another Northeast power outage cause major interruptions in your life! Wilson Brothers can save you up to $200 on a Generac Home Stand-by Generator that will make the next loss of power less … Continued

What to do About Ice Dams

What to do About Ice Dams

Those Icicles Can Spell Trouble! This unusually cold and snowy winter has all the ingredients for disaster to develop on the roof of your home! Icicles hanging along the eaves of your house may look pretty, but they can cause lots of problems.  Icicles can foreshadow the formation of ice dams along the eaves – … Continued

Holiday Heat Saving Tips from Wilson Brothers Heating and Cooling

Holiday Heat Saving Tips from Wilson Brothers Heating and Cooling

The holiday season is upon us.  You may be wondering how you can save a little extra on your energy and heating bills, whether you’re traveling or hosting family.  Here are a few tips from Wilson Brothers to help you keep a few extra dollars in your pocket this holiday season. Hosting: While hosting guests … Continued

What is the Mass Save Heat Loan?

What is the Mass Save Heat Loan?

Participating lenders offer 0% loans up to $25,000 (depending on the utility and the lender) with terms up to 7 years! To qualify for this type of loan, you must have a Mass Save Home Energy Assessment and install qualified energy efficiency measures recommended by a Mass Save representative. You can get a loan from participating banks for zero interest to … Continued

Winter is Coming, Have your heating system tuned-up and maintained

Winter is Coming, Have your heating system tuned-up and maintained

We’ve had everything thrown at us, weather-wise, in the past few years.  We should be used to it.  Early October snowstorms, ice storms, tornado warnings with rain and hail … One thing we know for sure:  Winter is coming and we better be prepared! Being prepared in New England means more than just having your heating … Continued

The Benefits of Gas Fireplaces

The Benefits of Gas Fireplaces

Gas fireplaces have several advantages over electric and wood-burning fireplaces. In addition to offering the beauty and ambience of other fireplaces, natural gas fireplaces are highly efficient at supplying heat to a room. Natural gas fireplaces do not require ash cleanup, chimney maintenance, or wood storage. They are less expensive than electrical fireplaces, and do … Continued

How To Save On Your Winter Heating Costs

How To Save On Your Winter Heating Costs

Winter heating costs are rising each year, but you can keep your heating bills to a minimum if you schedule routine furnace maintenance and follow other important tips for increasing furnace efficiency. Read on to learn about the top ways to reduce your winter heating costs. Turn Down Your Thermostat According to the California Energy … Continued

Cozy Up to a Gas Fireplace This Winter

Cozy Up to a Gas Fireplace This Winter

Do you have a fireplace that you use regularly? Your furnace company can install your gas fireplace so easily that you can enjoy it in the same day. Continue reading for more reasons why you should make your living room cozier this winter with a gas fireplace. Gas Fireplaces are Inexpensive to Run Heating your … Continued

How to Fix Air Leaks in Your Home

How to Fix Air Leaks in Your Home

Even miniscule air leaks can result in huge losses in efficiency, which will lead to higher heating bills this winter. To decrease your energy bill, watch this video for instructions on how to seal off air leaks in your home. http://www.youtube.com/v/KRfxfRFLc8Q?hl=en&fs=1 First, use a putty knife to remove the old caulk around the area that … Continued

Common Questions About Installing Radiant Floor Heating

Common Questions About Installing Radiant Floor Heating

Radiant floor heating provides direct heat to the floors of a house. By using infrared radiation technology, radiant floor heating is able to deliver heat directly from the surface to the people and objects in the room. Many homeowners who are performing a home addition will add radiant floor heating to make the new rooms … Continued

The Benefits of Electrically Powered Heat Pumps

The Benefits of Electrically Powered Heat Pumps

If you are looking to improve the way you heat your home, consider the advantages of electrically powered heat pumps. Cheap, effective, and eco-friendly, heat pumps are one of the simplest and best methods of providing heat to a building. Heat pumps are not only useful during the winter season; they are also useful to … Continued

"Great Job!" Read our latest review here.

"Great Job!" Read our latest review here.

Great Job!! Cliff and Al were very professional and did a great job with our new system installation.They took pride in their work. Great Job!! Reviewed on Wilson Brothers Testimonial at 1/30/14 Reviewed by Mike B. More from Wilson Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning: new system installation, Wilson Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., Wilson … Continued

What Kind of Generator Should You Buy for Your Home?

What Kind of Generator Should You Buy for Your Home?

Buying a backup generator for your home is a great way to guard against the possibility of a power outage. Once you’ve decided to purchase a generator, you will need to decide whether you want a whole-house generator or a portable generator. In part, this depends on the size of your home. If your home … Continued

Signs That It May Be Time to Replace Your Furnace

Signs That It May Be Time to Replace Your Furnace

Is your home heating system ready for the upcoming winter? If your furnace is in need of replacement or repair, it is important to schedule a maintenance appointment before the cold weather begins to set in. Over time, your furnace will experience normal wear and tear, and may eventually need to be replaced. To make … Continued

How Does Forced Hot Water Heating Work?

How Does Forced Hot Water Heating Work?

Forced hot water heating is a popular choice for many homeowners. With forced hot water heating, you will enjoy efficient heating performance while also saving money on your monthly heating bills. When you convert your oil burner to a forced hot water system, your home will be heated using natural gas, rather than oil. This … Continued

Charity Garage Sale Raises $1,000 for PACH

Charity Garage Sale Raises $1,000 for PACH

The weather was dreary and rainy, but that didn’t damper the shoppers at the First Annual Wilson Brothers Charity Garage Sale which raised $1,000 in cash and an additional $100 in food donations. Held inside the huge Wilson Brothers garage, the sale featured toys, games and books; household items; electronics; sports equipment; furniture … and … Continued

PACH to Benefit from Wilson Brothers’ Charity Garage Sale

PACH to Benefit from Wilson Brothers’ Charity Garage Sale

The Wilson Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning announces that it will hold a Charity Garage Sale on Saturday, October 1st from 8 am – 2 pm (Rain or Shine). To be held in their 35 Lomar Park Drive parking lot, the garage sale will feature surplus equipment and supplies from the Wilson Brothers warehouse, along … Continued

PACH Benefits from On-Going Collection at Wilson Brothers

PACH Benefits from On-Going Collection at Wilson Brothers

What weighs over 600 pounds, takes 3 people to load into a truck and is worth over $1,600? Over the past two months, Wilson Brothers HVAC in Pepperell, has been collecting non-perishables for the PACH Food Pantry in Pepperell. In fact, Tom Wilson, one of the three Wilson Brothers of Wilson Brothers HVAC in Pepperell, … Continued

Wilson Brothers Raises $1,000 for American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days

Wilson Brothers Raises $1,000 for American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days

A local HVAC company, Wilson Brothers has raised $1,000 as a sponsor and Pepperell coordinator for the American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days. One of the American Cancer Society’s oldest and most beloved fundraising programs since 1973, Daffodil Days has helped to save lives from cancer by raising money and awareness to help beat the … Continued

Local Business Supports Food Pantries with 5%

Local Business Supports Food Pantries with 5%

Tom Wilson, one of the three Wilson Brothers of Wilson Brothers HVAC in Pepperell, feels very strongly about his company’s commitment to supporting local charities. So much so, in fact, that he has pledged to donate 5% of his company’s revenue for heating system tune-ups this winter to two local area Food Pantries. Both the … Continued

Wilson Brothers, Sponsor of the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days

Wilson Brothers, Sponsor of the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days

Tom Wilson Brothers HVAC has been named a sponsor and Pepperell coordinator for the American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days. One of the American Cancer Society’s oldest and most beloved fundraising programs since 1973, Daffodil Days has empowered people to help save lives from cancer by raising money and awareness to help beat the disease. … Continued

Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry Undergoes Heating and Cooling Overhaul

Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry Undergoes Heating and Cooling Overhaul

Tom When Patricia Stern joined the Devens Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry about 1 ½ years ago as Executive Director, one of her main goals was to create a steering committee to preserve their building, renovated in 2006, so that it will operate efficiently well into the future. One of the areas that had been … Continued

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