Tag Archives: Susan Santopietro

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 […]

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 […]

I need a new oil tank – what size should I get?

Heating oil tanks are meant to last a long time, but not forever. If you are looking to replace your current tank due to old age or a leak, you may be wondering if you should go with a different size. The first step is to determine what size tank best fits your needs. Before […]

How to tell how much propane is left in your BBQ tank

May and Memorial Day especially are the unofficial start of the BBQ season. That means it’s time to break out the grill, give it a thorough cleaning, throw some steaks on it, and have your first backyard cookout of the year. What’s worse than overcooked meat during BBQ season – running out of propane in the […]

What factors affect the price of heating oil?

It seems like oil prices are always changing and knowing what influences heating oil prices can be one of your best ways to plan a winter budget that keeps your home warm and your wallet happy. Many local and international forces that come into play when suppliers set the price you’ll pay for oil. So […]

The Perils of Faulty Ductwork – are YOU at Risk?

When it comes to your HVAC system, most people think the furnace is the most important part, and while there is some truth to that, and it obviously the most costly aspect, the ductwork is responsible for actually getting the heated or cooled air to the right locations so your house can maintain optimal temperature. […]

Can a Gas Heater Work During a Power Outage?

What’s worse than having to shovel several feet of snow in the dead of a Connecticut winter? Having to do it during a power outage!  If you are lucky enough to have an on-demand generator or even one you need to manually turn on, you can still run some lights, appliances, and most importantly your […]

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