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Emergency A/C service from Burt’s Reliable

Emergency A/C Service From Burt’s Reliable

With temperatures rising and the coronavirus potentially keeping us indoors more than usual in the coming weeks and months, having a reliable cooling system becomes crucial to maintaining our comfort at home.

What size heating oil tank do I need?

What Size Heating Oil Tank Do I Need?

You probably don’t think about your heating oil tank very often – until it’s time to replace it. When that time comes, one of the factors you’ll need to consider is size, or capacity.

How can I save energy at home when I go on vacation?

How Can I Save on Home Energy When I Go on Vacation?

Planning time away for spring break? Why not give your wallet a break while you’re on the road. With a little planning, you can keep your energy costs to a minimum while you take to the road or skies by following these six tips:

Plumbing checklist for early spring

Plumbing Checklist for Early Spring

Believe it or not, spring is only weeks away – which means that soon it will be time to give your home plumbing equipment the once-over for the season.

Here’s a checklist to get you started on plumbing projects to tackle as we head into spring 2020:

Should I repair or replace my furnace?

Should I Repair or Replace My Furnace?

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.

Reminder for Bioheat® users: Claim your NY State Clean Fuel Tax Credit!

Reminder for Bioheat® Users: Claim Your NY State Clean Fuel Tax Credit!

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 Q&A

Kerosene Q&A

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?

How safe is Natural Heating Oil®?

How Safe Is Natural Heating Oil®?

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?

Minimize the risk of a heating oil run-out

Heating Oil Run-Out: How Can You Avoid It?

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 pipe

Avoiding and Dealing With Frozen Water Pipes

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.