What is ULSHO?

October 7, 2019

Did you know that today’s heating oil burns 95 percent cleaner than it did 50 years ago? In large part, that’s due to the removal of sulfur from the fuel – a process that has happened slowly over time (but more quickly in the last five years here in New England). Today’s super clean ultra low […]

House dust

What Causes Excessive Dust in My House?

September 30, 2019

Have you ever done a deep cleaning of your Middlesex or Norfolk County home one day, only to notice dust on your floors and shelves just a few days later? Believe it or not, the cause of that dust layer could be your HVAC system. The good news is, if that’s the case, is that […]

Automatic heating oil delivery

What Is Automatic Heating Oil Delivery?

September 24, 2019

Life can get pretty busy these days – especially during the fall and winter months, with school, work, and even the holidays vying for our attention at every turn. The last thing you need to think about is keeping the heat on, right? That’s why we offer automatic heating oil delivery to customers in our Middlesex […]

Heating oil tank

Can Heating Oil Spoil?

September 17, 2019

Running out of heating oil in the middle of a Central Massachusetts cold snap is never fun. To avoid that problem – and perhaps to save a little money with off-season fuel fill-ups – most of us buy our fuel oil in batches throughout the year, so our heating system ready for action once the […]

Furnace rust

What Does Rust on My Furnace Mean?

September 9, 2019

An oil-fired furnace is a reliable way to heat your Massachusetts home, and if it’s properly cared for, it should last a long time. But eventually, wear and tear will take its toll, and you might start noticing some problem signs. Like rust, for example. The question is what would cause a furnace to rust, […]

Heating oil

Is Heating Oil Safe?

August 19, 2019

Heating oil has come a long way in the last 40 years, with advancements in technology leading to vast improvements in efficiency and environmental performance for the fuel. But one area that sometimes gets overlooked when people evaluate heating oil is safety. Many experts believe that heating oil is safest way to warm a house, […]

Getting ready for heating season

Getting Ready for Heating Season: Five Early Steps

August 12, 2019

Believe it or not, Labor Day is just a few weeks away – and before you know it, it will be time once again to reach for your sweatshirt and turn the thermostat from “cool” to “heat.” But we’re not quite there yet, which is a good thing because it gives you time to get your […]

Summer A/C tips

End of Summer A/C Tips

August 5, 2019

Most people Massachusetts take care of their routine air conditioning maintenance sometime in the spring or early summer. But sometimes life gets in the way, and before you know it you’ve gone through most of the cooling season without a visit from an A/C professional. The good news is that late summer and early fall […]

Better air quality

Better Air Quality: Another Benefit of A/C Maintenance

July 15, 2019

We’ve talked many times on this blog about how annual A/C maintenance can save you money now (by improving efficiency and lowering your cooling bills) and later (by catching minor issues before they turn into costly air conditioning repairs) – all while keeping your family more comfortable. But there is another benefit to air conditioning […]

Water leak

Why Is My Central Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

July 8, 2019

Ever notice a pool of water under the indoor unit of your central air conditioner and wonder what could be causing it? Your A/C experts at Needham Oil Complete are here with answers – but first, a little cooling system anatomy. The indoor unit on your central air conditioner contains the evaporator coil, which cools the […]