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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.