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How Much Heating Oil Will I Use A Day?

January 17, 2022

Some homeowners budget their heating oil costs by determining how much heating oil they require for the entire winter season. To calculate properly, you will need to know a few factors. A frequent question we receive is, “How much heating oil will I use a day?”. This article provides the answer to that question.

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Reminders For This Heating Season

January 3, 2022

Heating systems burn fuel to produce heat. Like other fuel-burning machines, they produce carbon monoxide as a byproduct. When the system is venting improperly, carbon monoxide can leak into your home and lead to serious health issues. This article discusses the significance of using a functional CO detector when using your home heating appliances.

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Easy Home Heating Tips For The Holidays

December 20, 2021

If you plan on hosting a party during the holidays, then create a cozy environment that encourages relaxation and conversation. Remember to keep your house warm. Even though the outside temperatures are freezing, you can still keep it toasty indoors with adequate preparation. Take advantage of the following holiday heating tips.

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Reducing Your Carbon Emissions Through High-Efficiency Heating Systems

December 6, 2021

Continuing to use a heating system with low efficiency is actually more problematic than beneficial. It is going to cost you a lot more due to essential parts replacements and repairs. The good news is that you can upgrade to a system that’s capable of providing optimum security, comfort, and safety.

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Wi-Fi Thermostats for Oil Heat

November 22, 2021

Around 50% of household energy consumption comes from heating and cooling. The thermostat you use affects how much energy your home consumes and how effective your heating oil system is. To enhance your oil boiler or furnace’s efficiency, consider a Wi-Fi thermostat installation. This article discusses nine benefits of a Wi-Fi thermostat.

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What’s The Best Heating Oil Tank Size For My Home?

November 8, 2021

If your heating oil tank is showing signs that it’s time for a replacement, then there are some things that you’ll need to take into consideration. The first thing is the oil tank size will be determined by how big of an area you need to heat based on your home comfort needs.

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What Happens When You Skip Furnace Tune-Ups?

October 25, 2021

All types of machines need to undergo regular maintenance to keep them performing well. The furnace is one of these machines. What many homeowners do not realize is that neglecting annual furnace maintenance leads to issues, leading to comfort and safety problems at home. This article discusses more on this topic.

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What Is That Whistling Sound During An Oil Delivery?

October 11, 2021

Generally, refilling a heating oil tank is very simple and quick if the system is in good condition. When we deliver fuel oil to new customers that haven’t used oil heat before, they tend to ask us about the whistling sound that they hear coming from the tank. We discuss that in this article.

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What Happens When The Furnace Runs Out Of Oil?

September 27, 2021

Homeowners who choose will-call heating oil delivery will have to check their oil levels regularly and call when the tank is about 30% full. Sometimes, life is just too hectic and you suddenly realize the tank is running dry. In this article, we discuss what to expect when dealing with a situation like this.

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Top HVAC Installation Mistakes to Avoid

September 13, 2021

A new HVAC system will increase comfort, lower energy costs, improve indoor air quality, and more. However, this is true only if the installation is performed correctly. Homeowners should educate themselves about the most common HVAC installation mistakes that HVAC contractors make. This article will cover some of these common mistakes.

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