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Holiday Heating Trouble? Try These Five Things before Calling for Service

December 20, 2018

Most of us are looking forward to hunkering down for some quality time with family and friends in our cozy Massachusetts home over the next few weeks. But what happens if your heating system decides to “take a holiday” this holiday season? Discovering that your furnace or boiler is down for the count is never […]

When Should I Consider a Ductless Heating System?

December 12, 2018

Ductless systems can make sense as a heating (and cooling) solution in a variety of Massachusetts homes. But there are some scenarios in which a ductless heating system has clear advantages when compared to central or individual heating units. Here are five situations that are perfect for a ductless heating system: New additions – Ductless systems […]

Help us help you: Three ways you can help ensure reliable heating oil delivery this winter

December 3, 2018

Winter is on its way to Massachusetts – which means that eventually our heating oil delivery crews will be faced with the kind of weather and driving conditions that make delivering heating oil on time a real challenge. You can help us meet that challenge and ensure that everyone – including your family – has a […]

Oil Heat vs. Natural Gas

November 28, 2018

More than 8 million US households – including homeowners throughout Massachusetts – rely on home heating oil as their primary fuel choice. They do it for some pretty good reasons, too – especially when compared with other options like natural gas. Here are three key reasons to choose heating oil when you’re thinking about the best […]

Thank You for Choosing Needham Oil & Air

November 19, 2018

At Needham Oil & Air, we are always grateful to the loyal Massachusetts customers who have kept us in business for more than 140 years – and for the opportunity to serve new customers as they join the Needham family. That gratitude is why our expert customer service, technical, and delivery teams work hard every day […]

Common Furnace Warning Sounds

November 12, 2018

Your furnace works hard every day to keep your family save and warm – and it usually does its job without complaint. But sometimes it actually does complain – and if you’re an attentive enough listener, you can hear the warning sounds of a furnace that needs service or replacement. What are some of the […]

Proper Humidity Levels: A Key to Home Comfort

November 6, 2018

You probably don’t think much about the humidity of your Massachusetts home (unless you have a problem basement), but it plays a big, if somewhat hidden, role in the comfort and health of your family – not to mention the well-being of your home itself. Over-dry winter air can do everything from making asthma symptoms […]

Seven Energy Saving Tips for the Heating Season Ahead

October 24, 2018

Temperatures are dropping here in fast here in Massachusetts (we’re due to hit the freezing mark later in the week); before you know it we will be in the heart of heating season, and you will have the heating bills to prove it. Want to keep those heating bills as low as possible? Here are […]

The Needham Oil & Air Difference

October 15, 2018

Heating season is taking its time getting to Massachusetts so far this year, but we New Englanders know that sooner or later that cold wind is going to blow our way – and when it does, the heating pros at Needham Oil & Air will be there to keep your family safe and warm. Whether […]

Save energy and money with an indirect water heater?

October 8, 2018

An indirect-fired water heater is one of the best-kept secrets in home efficiency – but what is it, and what does it do? Basically, an indirect-fired water heater is a unit that uses heat already being generated by your boiler (which heats your house if you have radiators or baseboards) to also handle water heating […]