Heating Fuel Category

Benefits of Automatic Heating Oil Delivery

When it comes to keeping your home or business in Southern Maryland warm throughout the fall and winter, you have options. If you are like 5.7 million other households in the United States, you might use oil to heat your home and, to a lesser extent, water. Some houses use propane, rather than oil or natural gas, for heat and hot [...]

9 Heating Oil Tank Tips To Get You Through Winter Safely

As winter approaches, now is the perfect time to make sure your home heating oil storage system is working properly. Here are some tips to ensure it will get you through the cold season: 1. Check for leaks As part of routine maintenance, you should inspect for leaks in the tank, as well as any pipes, vents lines and fittings emanating from the [...]

Dangers Of An Empty Oil Tank

Dangers of an empty oil tank during the summer
If you suddenly find your oil tank has gotten low, make sure you refill it as quickly as possible. This is because an empty oil tank can cause some serious problems, both to the tank itself and to your home heating system. We are here to answer all your questions about your home heating oil tank and what can happen if your oil supply runs [...]

How Does Oil Heat My Home?

Across the U.S., just under six million households rely on oil as their source of heat. Although other heating fuel options are available, such as natural gas, propane gas and electricity, some people prefer oil heat. If your home currently uses oil for heating fuel or if you are considering switching to it from another type of heating system, it's [...]

10 Winter Energy Saving Tips

As it continues to get colder, it's important to ensure that you're not wasting heat. Here are 10 tips to help you keep your home heated and keep your energy bills low: Use the sun to your advantage Even in the winter, the sun can warm your home. To maximize this effect, open the curtains to all of your south-facing windows during the day and then close [...]

Signs Your Heating Oil Tank Needs To Be Replaced

Even the best oil tanks won’t last forever. How do you know when it’s time to replace your home heating oil tank? While other types of equipment can be fixed before replacements are necessary, oil tanks are different. Oil tanks typically cannot be repaired, so it’s best to replace yours when the time is right. So how do you know when it’s time [...]
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