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What to do if You Suspect an Oil Leak in Your Home

Other than checking the fuel gauge to see how much oil is left in the tank, most homeowners don’t tend to give their oil tank much attention. And what most of the 6 million homeowners using oil for heat don’t realize is that oil tanks do not last forever, and they can “spring a leak”.  […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Cooking Tips!

Thanksgiving is just over a week away, and if you are playing chef for the big day you won’t want to leave the planning until the last minute! Plan your grocery shopping: Figure out what you are cooking vs. what others are bringing and create your shopping list. You don’t want to wake up on […]

Should I Convert from Oil to Propane?

Even though oil heating fuel is a safe, clean way to heat your home, we often get asked by homeowners if they should make the switch to propane. Converting to clean, green propane can make sense for many people. There are 4 main benefits homeowners can expect when switching from oil to propane. Cost Savings: […]

How Does Oil Heat Work and What are the Benefits?

In New England, many homes are heated by oil using either a furnace or boiler system. Although we all know that furnaces and boilers burn oil to produce heat, most of us aren’t familiar with the details and in-depth workings of our heating systems. For both furnaces and boilers, you keep extra oil in outdoor […]

Tips to Managing Your Heating Fuel Bill This Winter – Easy, Green, and Must Dos

Everyone LOVES to save money, especially on their heating fuel bills. As your local heating fuel supplier and neighbor for almost a century, we feel it’s our responsibility to provide you with the best information to help you save money, energy, and the environment. Aside from enrolling in a budget payment plan, doing annual maintenance, […]

Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips You Can Do Yourself

As with any other season, there are a few activities you can complete in the fall to ensure optimal performance of your HVAC system for the cooler months ahead. It’s also a great time to assess your heating and cooling system’s condition to avoid surprises in energy bills. Annual inspections by a certified technician are […]

The Real Cost of Heating with Electricity

With legislation aimed at eliminating fossil fuels to attain net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 across the country, many people are left wondering if heating their homes with electricity is the way to go. This might sound like a great idea in theory, but there’s much more to the story. While Baribault Fuel firmly believes in […]

Choosing the Right Propane Fire Pit – the Different Types

Propane fire pits are one of the easiest ways to spruce up your outdoor space and let you spend more time outside as it gets colder. In just seconds, you and your family can be enjoying the comfort and warmth of a consistent flame with no mess or hassle of firewood. Some of the great […]