Ongoing COVID-19 Safety

February 15, 2021

The days are passing quickly as we head into the last month of winter, with most of us continuing to stay socially distant as we navigate through the ongoing uncertainties of our COVID-19 world. With vaccines on the way and longer and warmer days ahead, there’s a lot to be positive about. But that doesn’t […]

Don’t Forget! Clear Your Vents When Snow Falls!

February 8, 2021

One of the first things that most of us do after a snowstorm here in New England is shovel our walks and driveway so no one gets hurt. But there’s another part of your home that should be cleared when the white stuff falls – one that’s even more important to your family’s wellbeing: your exhaust […]

Why Does My Heat Pump Run Constantly?

February 1, 2021

If this is your first winter with a heat pump, you may be surprised – or maybe a little concerned – to see that it runs almost constantly. Don’t worry – it’s supposed to work that way! Your heat pump is designed to run most of the time during the winter as it works to maintain […]

How Do I Keep My Oil From Freezing?

January 18, 2021

Heating oil is one of best ways to heat your home here in the Massachusetts: it’s safe and efficient, and burning it produces more heat than any other fuel. Another great thing about fuel oil is that it can be stored for at a later date, which means you can order heating oil when the […]

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 […]