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Is It Time To Check Your Furnace Filter?

Heating system maintenance for your Rhode Island home is important throughout the year—not just in the winter. One of the easiest ways to maintain your oil-fired furnace is to keep up with changing—or cleaning—your air filters. Whether you clean yours or replace it depends on which kind you have, but either way, most filters need […]

Protect Your Heating Oil Tank with a Summer Fill-Up

With summer in full swing, your heating oil tank level is probably not top of mind. Fair enough—we waited long enough for summer, right? Yes, but that’s not the whole story. We’ve got a few good reasons why you should top off your heating tank now, rather than letting it go until Rhode Island’s first […]

Is Your Furnace Making Odd Sounds?

If you’ve had your heating oil furnace in your Rhode Island home for a while, you’ve probably gotten used to the subtle sounds it makes. However, when you hear banging, whistling, whirring or excessive humming, it is probably time to call for a repair. A few possible issues can lead to these noises: 1. A […]

Pricing and Payment Plans that Work for You

We want your experience with Vaughn to be as convenient and simple as possible. With that in mind, we offer several heating oil pricing and payment options for you to choose from. Please take a look at this overview of plans for and of course, let us know if you have any questions! 1. Fuel […]

Your Furnace in the Summer: On or Off?

Every year, as spring turns to summer and the weather heats up, many homeowners wonder: Should I shut off my oil furnace for the summer? Will that save me money? In some cases, it makes sense to run your furnace in the summer, as we explain below. Of course, please contact us with questions if […]

Choosing the Right Heating Oil Tank

If your heating oil tank is approaching its 15-year mark, or showing signs of wear and tear, it’s time to start thinking about an upgrade. Before you make your purchase, however, it’s important to know that you’re getting the best size to suit your household’s needs. As your local heating oil experts, Vaughn Oil is […]

The Right Diesel Fuel Delivery Company For Your Business

You know you need reliable diesel fuel delivery to keep your Rhode Island business going strong. But how do you know you’re with the right company for your on- or off-road diesel fuel? When you become a Vaughn Oil customer, you’ll never have to wonder again. We’re here for you throughout the year, in any […]

Is “Electrify Everything” Really the Answer?

Over the winter, across the country, we watched in disbelief as Texas suffered an unexpected and truly devastating deep freeze. Along with this weather event came extensive power outages. Unfortunately, we’re getting all too used to seeing the fallout from power outages that leave families stuck without electricity for anywhere from days to weeks. Changing […]

6 Water Heater Safety Suggestions For Your Home

According to the National Fire Protection Association, water heaters account for about one out of every 10 fires started by home heating systems. Protect your home and family with these helpful tips for practicing water heater safety. Safety Tips For Your Water Heater Keep up with annual service. Make sure you get your system tuned […]

Boiler Maintenance For Your Business

Do you have a boiler for your Rhode Island business? If so, it’s important to keep up with maintenance and service, even if it seems like everything is fine. Powerful and efficient, a boiler is an ideal way to power your commercial operation’s heating system. It makes it easy for you to keep large spaces […]