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What the Tune-Up Entails

In virtually every service industry, regular tune-ups are one of the most important services that can be offered. This is especially true in the heating oil industry! A properly performed tune-up assures you that your system is operating at peak efficiency and won’t break down when you need it most. Some of the most common […]


Get a Sense of Your Furnace’s Flame Sensor

Modern oil-fired furnaces, boilers and water heaters use a Cadmium (or CAD) Cell sensor, usually located inside the oil burner tube, to detect the presence of a flame to assure that the oil burner assembly stops pumping oil into the combustion chamber if flame ignition is unsuccessful. If you find that your oil burner shuts […]


Is it Time to Retire Your Furnace?

Low temperatures and a few too many snowstorms put your heating system to the test this past winter. If you think back on it, would you say that your furnace stood up to the challenge, or did it fall flat in the face of adversity? If your oil-fired furnace is over 12 years old and […]


Keep Your Tank in Mind

One of the benefits of using heating oil is having your supply safely stored on your property, giving you access to your fuel whenever you may need it. Your storage tank, while sitting quietly underground or in your basement, isn’t immune to normal wear and tear. Although storage tanks are built to last, and typically […]


What is a Combustion Efficiency Test?

Any time a technician services your heating equipment, they’ll perform what’s called a combustion efficiency test. Combustion efficiency tests measure how effectively your heating system is converting fuel into heat. These tests reveal to the technician if they’ve set up the burner correctly. They also help improve your system’s efficiency, which saves you money.   […]




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