Tips and Tricks

TIPS AND TRICKS to save you money!

March 12, 2019

Why it’s important to keep your heating oil tank full at all times

When using an oil tank to heat your home, it is important that you are always aware of the amount of oil in your tank. There is nothing worse than running out of oil on a chilly night and leaving your fa...

February 25, 2019

Believe it or not, home fuel oil comes with an array of advantages! 

Whether you’re buying a new home or upgrading your heating system, there’s one question you should consider before you make any final decisions: where is the fuel to heat your home coming from? Today’s...

January 21, 2019

How do you make oil deliveries?

Our drivers arrive at your house; locate the tank; bring the oil hose to the tank; unscrew the cap and begin fueling. (Similar to how you fill your car with gas.) 

When the driver is putting fuel into the tank, the air in the tank comes ou...

January 15, 2019

Do Your Research! 

We all want to save money. But do we really want to sacrifice quality in order to do so? This is what you should consider when choosing a fuel delivery company. Just because a company offers “the best prices around” doesn’t mean their services will fo...

December 31, 2018

1. Lower your thermostat. 2. Seal your home. 3. Stay cozy inside. 4. Insulate everything. 5. Don’t forget the kitchen! 6. Close unused rooms.

August 23, 2014

No dryer lint, dust or pet hair

Many times home heating equipment is located in dusty basements near laundry rooms and pet areas. These particles can clog filters and air intakes causing your heating system to misfire, operate inefficiently, or simply stop working. Chan...

August 13, 2014

Annual Cleaning and Check up

Without this important yearly service your heating system can wear itself out quickly. Overall this is the most important thing you can do to maintain your heating system. Over time the natural sludge and sediment that is in all home heatin...

August 10, 2014

Oil tank treatment for condensation and sludge

While shutting off the burner as recommended above will help, it does not completely eliminate sludge and sediment from entering into your heating system. Another thing you can do to reduce the amount of contamination (sedi...

July 21, 2014

Shut off the emergency power switch just before and after a fuel delivery

During delivery home heating oil is pumped into your tank under high pressure causing any sludge or sediment that is on the bottom of the tank to be “stirred” up into the remainder of the fuel. Ov...

July 7, 2014

Don’t let the fuel level in your tank fall below ¼ tank

The natural sludge and sediment that is contained in all home heating oil will generally fall to the bottom of your tank. The likelihood of pulling this contamination into your heating system where it can wreak hav...

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