Deciding whether to repair or replace a heating oil furnace is something that you will most likely have to do at some point in your home-owning life.
Sometimes the choice is simple: if you have an older heating system that keeps breaking down, for example.
An aggressive plan by New York State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030 turns out to be great news for you if you use Bioheat® in your eastern Long Island home.
Kerosene heaters can be a great space-heating alternative (as long as you have a reliable kerosene supplier in the North Fork). But how much do you know about the fuel, or the equipment it powers?
Heating oil has been keeping people warm since the 1920s – a testament to the effectiveness of this king of the Btus. But how does heating oil – especially Natural Heating Oil, or Bioheat® – stack up against other fuels when it comes to safety?
Running out of heating oil during a Long Island winter is no fun – apart from the obvious discomfort of not having enough heat to keep your family safe and comfortable, it also creates a risk for frozen or bursting water pipes, which can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your East End or North Fork home.
Frozen water pipes can be an inconvenience at best and a disaster at worst for your East End or North Fork, LI home, causing problems that range from structural damage to mold growth.
A New Year – check that, a new DECADE – has arrived, which means it’s time once again to make your New Year’s Resolutions.
A kerosene space heater can be a useful tool to warm your home or trailer, but like any appliance you have to know how to use it properly and safely.
Heating oil is a great way to heat your home: it provides more BTUs per gallon than any fuel around, and new Bioheat® and Ultra Low Sulfur Heating Oil (USLSHO) varieties deliver all that comforting heat while drastically reducing most harmful emissions. But there are times when even the most efficient oil-fired furnace or boiler can’t […]
According to a study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, about ninety percent of Americans say they’ve rarely (or never) programmed their thermostat because they’re not sure how to do it.