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Seven ways to save on your heating oil bills this winter

Winter can bring some unexpected (and unwanted) billing surprises to your mailbox – particularly when we get a sudden cold snap like we got here in Rhode Island a few weeks ago. Want to keep those surprises to a minimum? Here are some suggestions taming your heating bills in the months to come. Use your programmable […]

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Get Ready for Winter!

Well, we certainly got a taste for what Old Man Winter has in store for us in the weeks to come, with temperatures dropping into the single digits in the Ocean State over Thanksgiving weekend.

Happy Thanksgiving

Thank You for Choosing Vaughn Oil

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude – and there is nothing we are more grateful for than you, our loyal customers.

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Seven Ways to Extend the Life of Your Oil Furnace

How long does an oil furnace last? That’s a good question, with a somewhat complicated answer.

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Furnace Efficiency Basics

The efficiency rating of a furnace is one of the most important considerations when it comes time for a furnace upgrade, since it will go a long way toward telling you how much heating bang you’re likely to get for your energy buck.

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Heating Oil Runouts: What to Do and How to Avoid Them

Running out of home heating oil is no fun – especially in the dead of a Rhode Island winter.

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Eight Fall Energy-Saving Tips

Fall is finally showing its true colors here in The Ocean State, with temperatures dipping as the days get shorter and the heating bills begin to arrive.

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Heating System Inspection Checklist and Problems – Part 1 of 2

Whether you’re buying or selling a house or simply maintaining your equipment for the year or season, a heating system inspection is one of the more sensible and important investments you can make in your Rhode Island home.

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Five Ways to Avoid Home Heating Problems This Season

Well here we are in early October, and so far the weather gods have been kind to us here in Rhode Island – but as we New Englanders know, that won’t last for long…

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Five Things to Check before You Schedule a No-Heat Service Call

Well here we are heading into another fall here in Rhode Island – is your heating system ready for the heating challenges ahead, and what will you do if it isn’t?