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Polar Vortex Expected To Bring Us Cold And Snow

Posted: January 18, 2021

After December surprised us with above average snowfall, what does the heart of winter have in store for us? Two words: polar vortex. The last half of January and early February are expected to usher in below average temperatures and snow storms. That’s because the polar vortex is said to be headed our way once again. Areas in our country expected to be impacted the most include parts of the Northeast and the central U.S. The polar vortex is so named because of a counter-clockwise spin of Arctic air that occurs around the North Pole. This always exists, but sometimes, […]

Winter Safety Tips For Your Propane Home

Posted: January 11, 2021

While propane safety is important year-round, the coldest time of the year presents specific challenges and potential hazards. Here are some tips to remain safe as you hunker down in your propane home during the worst of winter. Avoiding Fuel Run-outs As a general rule, you should schedule your next delivery when your tank gauge reads 30%. You can make the rest of winter a lot easier on yourself by signing up for automatic delivery. We’ll schedule your deliveries based on your usage patterns and the weather. You may qualify for a wireless tank monitor, which you can use in […]

A New Year— And A New Hope

Posted: January 4, 2021

All of us are relieved to put 2020 behind us and begin a new year. With the COVID-19 vaccine now being distributed across the country, we have a good reason to hope for much better things in 2021. Meanwhile, as we head into the heart of winter, our staff is working hard to address any concerns you may have and keep your home comfort equipment in good condition. We are doing phone screenings before we go out on service calls so we can make sure no one in your household shows any COVID-19 symptoms, and we continue to remind our […]

Winter Delivery Challenges: How You Can Help

Posted: December 21, 2020

Mother Nature has already reminded us how powerful she is, bringing a big snowstorm our way even before winter officially arrived. We can only hope that it’s not a harbinger of things to come for the next three months. With that in mind, we thought this would be the perfect time to share some tips designed to assure timely deliveries and keep your heating system operating safely and efficiently all through winter. Watch Your Tank Levels If you call us to order fuel, make sure to check your heating oil or propane tank regularly—especially in the middle of a cold […]

Can You Help Us Support A Family In Crisis?

Posted: December 14, 2020

By David and Betsy O’Connell Around this time of year, we always offer our gratitude to our loyal customers, who have entrusted us to be their fuel supplier and home comfort provider. We truly are a family company and we consider our customers and the community we serve as part of our “extended family.” We will always consider having the support of our customers and the community as a great blessing. In that spirit, we would like to share a recent story that has touched many of our hearts. And, we’re asking customers and the community-at-large for your help, support, […]

Clean, Safe, & Efficient Bioheat® Is What We Deliver

Posted: December 7, 2020

If you care about the environment, you can feel good about getting your heating oil from Wilson Oil and Propane. We only deliver Bioheat® fuel to our heating oil customers. This is a clean alternative to conventional heating oil, and our B20 blend produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions than natural gas. What Is Bioheat? Bioheat is a mix of ultra-low-sulfur heating oil and biodiesel, which is made from renewable resources like animal fats, plant oils, algae and recycled cooking oils. Made in the United States, Bioheat supports local farms and local economies. Bioheat requires no modifications to your system, no […]