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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?

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Is It Time to Replace Your Heating Oil Tank?

How long will my heating oil tank last?

It’s a question we get asked quite a bit here at Vaughn Oil. The answer? It depends on the answer to many questions. For example:

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The Oil Heat Advantage

More than 8 million US households, including homeowners throughout Rhode Island, choose to heat their home with heating oil, and for some pretty good reasons – especially when compared with other options like propane and natural gas.

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Let Vaughn Oil Manage Your Heating Oil Deliveries with FREE Automatic Delivery

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t want to be bothered with keeping one eye on the heating oil gauge all season long – and no one wants to deal with the hassles and potential risks of…


Smart Pay Plus / Price Cap FAQs

Fall is coming to Rhode Island – which means heating bills are coming, too. The question is, how should you pay for your heating oil this year?