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Your Water Heater Works Harder in Winter, Too

Your furnace or boiler is tasked with keeping your LI home warm throughout the long, cold winter, so it makes sense that these workhorses are under more pressure to do their job during this time of year than any other.

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Eight Ways to Give Your Heating Equipment a Break This Winter

Well, after a slow start, winter has hit Long Island hard the last few weeks – but chances are you heating equipment has kept up with the challenge by working equally hard to keep your family safe and warm.

Valentine's Day

Four Reasons to Love Burt’s Reliable

February is a month for celebration: believe it or not, it is officially recognized as having nearly sixty events worthy of observation, including events to honor everything from adopting rabbits to boosting self esteem to appreciating grapefruits.

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Time to Check Your Furnace Filters!

Your furnace has gotten quite a workout so far this winter – chances are it’s been running almost continuously, especially during the record-cold temperatures early in the year.

Automatic heating oil delivery customers: Keep in touch to prevent fuel runouts

Automatic delivery is a great way to take the worry of managing your heating oil supply, and helping you to prevent costly and potentially even dangerous fuel runouts. But as you probably know, automatic delivery is based on your average heating oil use during previous heating seasons (taking into account the current weather based on […]

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Leaving for the Winter? Five Things to Do before You Head South

If you plan to leave your North Fork home for warmer climates this winter, that’s great…just make sure you take steps to protect your home while you’re away.

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Preventing and Dealing with Frozen Pipes

Frozen water pipes can create costly problems in your North Fork home, ranging from simple flood damage to mold growth and more.

How to read your heating oil tank gauge

If you have never had to read your heating oil tank gauge, it’s a pretty easy skill to master – but one you will definitely want to figure out before a dangerous cold snap makes its way to the North Fork. Here are some heating oil gauge reading basics: The heating oil gauge is almost always […]

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from Burt’s Reliable!

It’s that time of year again – a time to spread holiday cheer and relax with our families in our warm and cozy North Fork or East End home.

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There for You with Reliable Heating Oil Deliveries and Heating Oil Service This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a great time to hunker down with your family in your warm, cozy, and comfortable Long Island home.