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Feel Safer at home

A word on power outages, DIY, and generator safety Power outage = no heat During power outages, even though customers have fuel, they can’t get heat. Unfortunately, your heating system will not run without electricity — regardless of whether your fuel is heating oil, natural gas, propane or, obviously, electricity. (Only some very old heating […]

Oil Heat Specialist

Ask Heather: What is a heating degree day?

Q: What is a heating degree-day? A: Heating degree-days help us to calculate when you need a fuel delivery. For every degree that the average daily tempera‑ ture is below 65°, we count one degree-day. So, if the average temperature on any given day is 25°, that’s equivalent to 40 degree-days. The heating season runs […]

The future of heating oil

Dear Friends, Many of our longtime heating oil customers are surprised to learn how their fuel of choice has evolved in recent years. As a result of greater environmental consciousness, much of the sulfur has been removed from heating oil. The low‑sulfur heating oil we deliver produces nearly zero particulates. It also burns more efficiently, […]

Pipeline explosion update

Federal investigators have identified the reason for this disaster, an event that killed one person, injured 20, destroyed five homes, and damaged more than 100 more.

Get a jump on spring – schedule a tank cleaning

Since the year flipped to 2019, the weather has been all over the place. In the wake of a very wet 2018, we’re having an up and down start to the year with heavy bouts of snow, rain, and sunshine. While you’re out shoveling another 3-4 inches of snow, the official start to spring is […]

Preventing Frozen Pipes

It’s about to get really cold. Do what you need to do to make sure your pipes don’t freeze and burst!