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Should You Get a Heating System Tune-Up Every Year?

You can often wait until you’ve used 1,000 gallons of heating oil With summer drawing to a close and cold weather on the horizon, we are starting to get more calls about scheduling annual tune-ups. The early fall is an excellent time to schedule yearly service for your boiler or furnace. The colder the weather […]

Heating Your Home with Biofuel Saves Lives

New study finds widespread benefits of the biofuel we use in our heating oil As we often tell new customers — the fuel we sell is not your grandparents’ heating oil. The soot and black smoke you might recall from older oil-fired furnaces and boilers are relics of the past. Today’s heating oil has never […]

Need Kerosene for Your Home or Business?

For centuries, kerosene has been used for heating, cleaning, and lubrication You might have heard the term kerosene, but you might not know precisely what it is. Kerosene has been around for centuries and can serve a similar purpose to heating oil. While it’s fallen out of favor as a home heating fuel, kerosene is […]

Our B20 Bioheat® Blend Lowers your NY Taxes

Customers qualify for an average income tax credit of $150 each year! You might have heard that heating oil distributors in New York state now have to put a minimum amount of organic biofuel in the product they deliver. Here are the new benchmarks: a 5 percent biofuel blend, starting this past July a 10 […]

Should You Replace Your Heating Oil Tank?

Install a New Fuel Tank Before the Cold Weather Arrives! When did you last replace your heating oil storage tank? Given how long tanks last, there’s a good chance you’ve never had to do so. But oil tanks wear out eventually. Time, wear and condensation can all lead to internal corrosion and deterioration. As a […]

We Have the Diesel to Make Your Business Run

Burt’s Reliable offers ultra-low-sulfur diesel for on and off-road use Homeowners throughout Long Island’s North Fork and East End know Burt’s Reliable as the area’s most dependable heating oil, kerosene, HVAC services and plumbing provider. But we also provide services to farms and businesses. Burt’s Reliable is the most trusted retailer for on and off-road […]

Central Air vs. Ductless Mini-splits

Choose the Best Cooling System for Your Home Is it hot enough for you? If your Long Island home relies on an old, inefficient air conditioning system or ineffective window units, the July heat might be too much to handle. Burt’s Reliable can help you upgrade to a long-lasting, energy-efficient cooling system that will keep […]

Protect Your Vacation Home

Vacation Homes Require Special Attention — Even When They’re Empty When the summer it’s at its height, it’s hard to imagine ever wanting to leave this part of the North Fork. Every day is an opportunity to relax by the water, sip local wine at a vineyard or have a cookout with family and friends. […]

Together, We Raised over $109,000 to Fight Cancer

Thank You for Helping the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society In May, Martin Romanelli, the President of Burt’s Reliable, was named the 2022 Long Island Man of the Year by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. This honor was in recognition of his campaign to raise more than $100,000 for this important foundation. In the end and […]

Keeping You in the Loop About Fuel Prices

The Latest News About Heating Oil Prices and How We Can Help The recent surge in energy costs across the board has many heating oil customers wondering when this will all end. We understand the concern, and at Burt’s Reliable, we want to keep customers in the loop as much as possible, even though the […]