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Cost of furnace

What Affects the Cost of a Furnace?

A new oil-fired furnace can be a great investment for your Rhode Island home – especially if it’s replacing an older unit that may have lost 20 to 30 percent or more of its efficiency over the years.

Heating oil

How Long Is Heating Oil Good For?

Running out of heating oil in the middle of a cold Rhode Island winter is something we all want to avoid; to keep this from happening, most of us buy our fuel oil in batches throughout…

Water condensation

Warm Weather and Your Heating Oil Tank: What You Should Know

Now that summer has officially arrived here in Rhode Island, you’re probably not thinking very much about your heating oil tank or your home heating equipment – and that can cost you, if you’re not careful.

Summer indoors

Should I Turn off My Furnace During the Summer?

Summer 2019 is here, and with it comes thoughts of finally setting your thermostat for “cool” in your Rhode Island home.

Oil furnace

How Many Years Does an Oil-Fired Furnace Last?

An oil furnace is a significant investment or your Rhode Island home, and with care it can last a decade or more.

Furnace filter

Have You Checked Your Furnace Filter Lately?

Your forced-air oil-fired furnace just logged a marathon heating season, keeping your family comfortable through a full winter and a cool, expanded spring that has stretched beyond Memorial Day.

Heating oil supplier

Five Things to Look for in a Heating Oil Supplier

If you have ever comparison shopped for heating oil here in Rhode Island, you have probably noticed that there is no shortage of discount fuel companies out there selling it at prices that seem too good to be true.

Crowd

Avoid the Crowds: Take Care of Your Heating System Maintenance Now

Well, here we are in late May here in Rhode Island and our heating system continues to labor to keep us warm and cozy and cozy on still-chilly RI nights and mornings.

Half full oil

Want to Prevent Big Problems with Your Heating Oil Tank? Keep It at Least Half Full

Prevention is the best medicine – for people and, as it turns out, and for heating oil tanks.

Relaxing in bathtub

Scheduling Your Annual Service Calls? Don’t Forget Your Water Heater!

Your water heater is one of the most important contributors to your home comfort, providing the hot water you need to clean your clothes, your dishes, and…well, you.