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Do I need air conditioning maintenance every year?

Do I Need Air Conditioning Maintenance Every Year?

People sometimes ask us, “Is an air conditioner tune-up really necessary every year? Usually, our answer is yes.

Make every day Earth Day when you choose Natural Heating Oil® from Burt’s

Make Every Day Earth Day When You Choose Natural Heating Oil® From Burt’s

The theme of this year’s Earth Day (April 22) is “Climate Action” – which is good news if you’re a Burt’s Reliable heating oil customer, since that you’re taking action for the climate every time you fill your heating oil tank.

What is considered emergency service?

What Is Considered Emergency Service?

As we continue to battle the coronavirus here in New York and Long Island, our dedicated crews are doing their part to provide an essential service to our customers in the form of heating oil deliveries and emergency service.

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?