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When Should You Replace Your Oil Boiler?

May 28, 2022

Guidelines to Help Make Your DecisionMuch like your car, regular preventive maintenance goes a long way in extending the lifespan of your heating oil equipment, including oil-powered boilers. But even the best-maintained heating equipment eventually …

Saving Money on Home Energy Expenses

April 28, 2022

Schedule Annual Equipment Maintenance This SpringThe key to saving energy and money at home is improving efficiency! And when it comes to improving the energy efficiency of your heating system, one of the best things …

Why Did Heating Oil Prices in New York Go Up So Much?

March 28, 2022

Understanding the Energy Markets and Price FluctuationsHeating oil prices in New York—and everywhere else—will always ebb and flow because many factors come into play. Everything from supply and demand to the weather to geopolitics can …

Do You Need Late Season Heating Repairs?

February 28, 2022

While spring is not too far away, we all know from experience that it’s way too soon to pack away our winter yet. No matter what the calendar says, we’ve seen plenty of chilly springs …

Why Are Today’s Oil Tanks Better?

January 31, 2022

Here Are 10 ReasonsAn important part of the “energy system” in your house, heating oil storage tanks are built to safely store your fuel while keeping it available and accessible for immediate use. Here are …

Why Do I Hear Whistling During an Oil Delivery?

December 29, 2021

It’s All About SafetyIf you have a basement oil tank and you’re home when a driver makes his delivery, you’ll probably hear a whistling noise as your tank starts to fill up. But don’t worry. …

Avoid These Home Heating Mistakes

November 29, 2021

Be Smart—and Safe—As You Try to Save MoneyFrom skiing to ice skating to snowboarding, there’s a lot to like about winter—except when it gets too cold! When we come home, we expect to warm up …

Why Are Heating Oil Prices in New York Higher?

October 29, 2021

Many Factors Have Caused All Energy Prices to RiseHeating oil prices in New York—and everywhere else—will always ebb and flow because many factors come into play. Everything from supply and demand to the weather to …

What Should You Do If You Lose Your Heat?

September 30, 2021

You May Be Able to Find and Fix the Problem YourselfA lot of people in the Hudson Valley look forward to the fall season. The heat and humidity disappear, multi-colored leaves line the streets and …

Should I Repair or Replace My Heating Oil System?

August 23, 2021

If your oil boiler or oil furnace is at least 15 years old, consider replacing your heating system soon; the performance and reliability of heating equipment typically deteriorates after 15 years (sooner if maintenance has …