Thermostat setting for winter

What Thermostat Setting Is Best for Winter?

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.

Need help with heating bills this winter? Assistance is available

At Burt’s Reliable we do all we can to take the stress out of heating season, with convenient services and easy ways to pay for your heating oil. But sometimes bill paying can be a challenge – if you have recently lost a job, for example, or if you’re struggling to make ends meet in […]

Clear driveway

Help Us Keep Your Fuel Deliveries Coming This Winter

Burt’s Reliable delivery drivers are the best in the business: they’re out there in all kinds of weather and hazardous conditions to make sure your family stays comfortable for the duration of the Long Island heating season.

Plumbing problems

Take Care of Your Plumbing This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – except when you’ve got a kitchen sink full of dirty dishwater or an overflowing guest toilet.

Save on heating bills

Two More Ways to Save on Heating Bills with Burt’s This Fall

Let’s face it: no matter how many ways you find to save energy and make your home run as efficient as possible, heating a home in a cold climate like ours can still get expensive.

How can I lower my heating bill?

“How can I lower my heating bill?” It’s probably the question that our customers ask most, and we understand why: keeping a home comfortable through a lengthy Eastern Long Island heating season isn’t cheap. There are, of course, the usual suspects when it comes to making your home energy efficient during the heating season, with […]

Murphy's Law

Be Prepared: The Importance of Routine Heating Maintenance

If something can go wrong, it usually will – and almost always at the worst time.

To most people, that sentiment is known as Murphy’s Law – but in the heating oil world, we call it “business as usual,” especially here in the Northeastern U.S., where Mother Nature can be a little…shall we say…unpredictable.

Service heating system before winter

Service Your Furnace or Boiler Before Winter Arrives

We’ve had a mild early fall so far in Eastern LI – good news if you’re a fan of summer, not so good if you’re a leaf peeper. With cold temps staying away for now, you can put off your annual heating maintenance a little longer, right?

Refer a friend

Get a $50 Credit on Your Account When You Refer a Friend to Burt’s Reliable!

If you’re a satisfied Burt’s Reliable customer and know someone who could benefit from our heating oil delivery or heating oil equipment repair and maintenance services, why not send them our way and get a $50 account credit to your account for the trouble?

Preparing for cooler weather

Preparing for Cooler Weather

Fall is here, and even though the trees are still mostly green here in Eastern Long Island, we all know that temperatures will eventually drop and leave us reaching for the heat setting on our thermostat.