When should I replace my heating or cooling equipment?

When To Replace My Heating Or Cooling Equipment

August 17, 2020

Nothing lasts forever…not even your home comfort equipment. A boiler might last 20 years – a high-efficiency furnace 15. A conventional water heater? About 10 years, with a tankless water heater nearly doubling that lifespan. The point here is that eventually, as a homeowner, you’re going to have to make an investment in new heating and […]

Safeguard against volatile heating oil prices with Price Cap price protection

Price Cap Price Protection: Safeguard Against Volatile Heating Oil Prices

July 20, 2020

We recently talked about the benefits of making your home heating oil payments more predictable in the coming year with our E-Z Pay option – something particularly important in light of ongoing COVID-19 challenges. But there’s an even better way to make heating oil payments more manageable in 2020-21: combine EZ Pay with Price Cap […]

Five signs it’s time to replace your water heater

Your Water Heater: Five Signs It’s Time To Replace It

June 15, 2020

Your water heater is one of those appliances that you don’t appreciate until it stops working – you know, when you’re shocked by ice water in the shower or can’t wash your dishes, or when you discover an unexpected pool of rusty water in your basement. Water Heater Trouble Signs The good news is that your […]

Make bill paying EZ-er in 2020

Make Bill Paying EZ-er In 2020

May 18, 2020

During tense times like these, a little predictability can go a long way – especially when it comes to our money and home comfort. That’s why we created the EZ Pay payment program for our loyal customers. How E-Z Pay works EZ Pay helps make your bills more manageable so you can plan and budget for […]

The importance of annual maintenance for your home cooling system

Home Cooling System Annual Maintenance: Why Is It Important?

April 27, 2020

People sometimes ask us, “Is an air conditioner tune-up really necessary every year? Our answer is always the same: YES! An air conditioning system is a major home comfort investment, and like any investment it needs to be protected. The best way to do that? Have your A/C professionally maintained every year. Four reasons your […]

My furnace won’t stop running…what should I do?

My Furnace Won’t Stop Running. What Should I Do?

March 23, 2020

Your furnace works hard to keep your family warm and comfortable for almost half a year here in New England – but sometimes, it can work a little too hard. If your home heating system is constantly running even after the target thermostat temperature is reached, or if it runs constantly and never reaches the […]

Key benefits of automatic heating oil delivery

Automatic Heating Oil Delivery: Three Key Benefits

February 17, 2020

Running out of heating oil isn’t fun – especially here in New England. In fact, it can be quite dangerous when temperatures take a severe dive: not only will your family be unprotected from the unrelenting Massachusetts cold, but without heat, your home plumbing system will be vulnerable to freezing and bursting, which could set […]

AFUE rating

What Is An AFUE Rating? Why Is It Important?

January 20, 2020

If you have shopped for home comfort equipment lately, you have probably encountered a dizzying array of acronyms along the way – SEER, EER, and HSPF, to name a few. One of the most common and important of those acronyms is AFUE – an energy efficiency rating used for heating appliances such as furnaces and boilers. […]

Service commercial boiler

Commercial Boiler: Signs That You Need Service

December 16, 2019

If you have an office space that’s heated with a commercial

Heating oil winter

How Much Heating Oil Will I Burn This Winter?

November 18, 2019

Although we’ve had a relatively mild fall so far this year, we New Englanders all know what’s coming once we hit the holiday season. The question is, will you have enough heating oil on hand to keep your family comfortable once the temperatures start to drop in the coming weeks? There are many variables that […]