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.
Here are some basic facts about kerosene heaters. If you have any other questions, contact us today – we’re happy to help.
Burning poor quality kerosene can leave a sticky tar on the wick; as the wick hardens and thickens, it becomes more difficult to raise and lower. Water contamination in the kerosene can also be the culprit, since water causes cotton fibers in the wick to swell. In both cases, the wick should be replaced.
Having trouble finding kerosene for your North Fork or East End home or business? Call the pros at Burt’s. We offer kerosene and other fuel delivery and equipment service in Suffolk County, including Riverhead, Wading River, and Aqueboge. Contact us today to learn more.