Usually our technicians service your heating system once per year, at least that is what we recommend. During the rest of the year, you should be keeping an eye on the system. While this sounds daunting, it really is quite simple, because once you know what to look for, it is just a matter of being aware. So let’s look at the top 5 things that you can look for with your system. Continue reading How to Check Your Own Heating System
Here is a list of our top 15 frequently asked questions about our services, our heating oil delivery, and heating oil in general. Continue reading 15 Frequently Asked Questions
What is sludge?
Oil tanks are not air tight. Every tank has a vent pipe to prevent over-pressurization when the tank is filled. When oil goes in, air comes out, and vice versa. Sludge is the result of Continue reading The Sludge Report
What is automatic delivery and how does it work?
Automatic heating oil delivery is a service that we provide, which estimates your oil usage. This estimation is based off of several factors, such as your burner/home efficiency, past usage, tank size, and what are called “Degree Days”. Degree Days start at 65 degrees fahrenheit. This means that anytime the daily average temperature fall below 65 degrees, our computer starts factoring in your usage. Continue reading 5 Common Questions About Automatic Heating Oil Delivery
It can be frustrating when your oil burner fails in the winter. Here are 6 things you can do when it happens:
If you have ever completed an oil burner cleaning before, you know how much buildup can develop on the inside. Better yet, if you have never cleaned a burner, then the title of this post would not likely appeal to you! So we are assuming that you have never cleaned a burner (especially after 5 years). Continue reading Oil Burner Cleaning – Why Should I Clean My Burner?
Is it true what they say about heating oil?
If you are not in the heating oil industry, it is easy to hear a lot of bogus information perpetuated as fact. Therefore, many of these beliefs are from data that is outdated and no longer relevant, so it is important to know what’s true and what’s false. Continue reading Heating Oil – Myth vs. Fact (Infographic)