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How To Avoid Water Heater Failure

January 11, 2021

Water heater failure is one of the top five sources of residential water damage, according to a recent study by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety. The damage is costly, too, with the average failure clocking in at more than $4,400 in damage per incident after the deductible is paid. Water Heater Care: […]

Avoiding A Furnace Carbon Monoxide Leak

January 4, 2021

We’re a few weeks into winter here in Massachusetts – which means your heating system is hard at work keeping your family safe and warm. Sometimes, your furnace can work a little too hard, leading to heating system issues – including potential safety problems. One potential safety issue that could develop with your oil furnace is a […]

Your Heating Oil Delivery: 3 Ways You Can Help Us

December 21, 2020

As we were recently reminded after a mild early- and mid-fall, wintry weather can arrive at any time here in easterm Massachusetts – and just as they are every year, our heating oil delivery crews will be faced with conditions that make delivering heating oil on time a real challenge. You can help us meet […]

Heating System Troubleshooting Tips

December 14, 2020

Believe it or not, winter is almost here! As we head toward the shortest and coldest days of the year here in Massachusetts, it’s good to know that our heating system has our backs to keep us safe and warm. But what happens if your heating system fails to answer the call one cold and […]

How To Avoid Running Out Of Heating Oil

December 7, 2020

We’ve all got a lot on our minds these days – keeping our family is safe, figuring out how to get work done with the kids at home, and staying healthy ourselves, to name a few. With all that happening, checking the fuel gauge on your heating oil tank and ordering heating oil might be […]

7 Boiler Care Tips For Your Home This Winter

November 17, 2020

Mother Nature has let us COMPLETELY off the hook so far in fall 2020, with near-record temperatures stretching summer into November here in Massachusetts. But reality is about to set in – both for us and for our heating equipment – as we speed toward the dark and chilly months ahead. If you own a hydronic heating […]

Get to know Bioheat®!

November 9, 2020

We all want to keep our families safe and warm through the long winter in Massachusetts – and most of us want to do with as little environmental impact as possible. In the past, that might have meant converting your oil-fired heating system to natural gas – but thanks to Bioheat®, you have another clean, green choice. […]

Three questions about heating system replacement

Heating System Replacement: 3 Questions To Ask

November 2, 2020

With regular professional maintenance and some luck, your home heating system could last 12 to 15 years or more. But eventually, parts wear down and efficiency suffers, until eventually a heating equipment upgrade makes more sense than sinking money into more heating system repairs. But even though a heating system upgrade may make sense on […]

Heating system service plans: Are they worth it?

Heating System Service Plans: Are They Worth It?

October 19, 2020

A heating system is a big investment for a homeowner – one that will keep your family safe and comfortable through many a Massachusetts winter. Of course, just how many winters your heating system lasts will greatly depend on how well you maintain it. Like any mechanical equipment, routine care is a must for any […]

Troubleshooting common oil boiler problems

Oil Boiler Problems: Three Common Issues

October 12, 2020

Oil-fired boilers are one of the best heating solutions for a New England home – efficient, powerful, and reliable. But that doesn’t mean they’re immune to problems: like any piece of heating equipment, a boiler will eventually develop issues that could leave you in the cold. Boiler Basics Of course, knowing what could go wrong […]