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Troubleshooting Tips in Case You Lose Your Heat

Posted: October 18, 2021

You May Get Your Heat Back Without Calling for Service A lot of people look forward to the fall season. The heat and humidity disappear, multi-colored leaves line the streets and another holiday season creeps closer. Many adults also love this time of year because they get a once-a-year opportunity to relive their childhood by dressing up for Halloween. But while there are a lot of treats to savor during autumn in the Delaware Valley, there is still the trick of making sure you stay warm and comfortable when the temperature drops and the fall winds pick up. With that […]

When Was Your Last Duct System Inspection?

Posted: October 11, 2021

Faulty Ductwork Is a Leading Cause of Poor Indoor Air Quality Most people don’t think about their duct system because most of it is hidden behind walls—although some sections are visible. If it’s been years since you’ve had your ductwork inspected—or you haven’t had it inspected at all—we highly recommend you take the time to get your duct system evaluated by a professional. Faulty ductwork is a leading cause of poor indoor air quality. Years of feedback from our customers has shown that common indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns were excessive dust, the presence of airborne allergens and mold/mildew. More […]

Keep the Air Inside Your Home Healthy

Posted: October 4, 2021

Clean Indoor Air Is Always Important Now is the time for sealing, weatherizing and otherwise buttoning up our homes for all of the cold months that lie ahead. But that also means we cut off all of the fresh air from the outside, which results in our indoor air becoming stale and unhealthy. If you’re concerned about the air that you breathe at home, please reach out to us. Unlike the big box stores, Wilson Oil and Propane employs trained and experienced indoor-air-quality (IAQ) technicians who can help you determine what you need for your home, then expertly install it. […]

Propane Safety Tips for Your Home

Posted: September 20, 2021

Why You Can’t Always Smell Gas The start of the heating season is a perfect time to review some propane safety protocols that are sometimes overlooked. For instance, do you know the reasons why you can’t always smell a propane gas leak? In its natural form, propane is odorless, but manufacturers deliberately add a chemical compound to give it a strong unpleasant smell. This odorized propane is usually described as something similar to the odor of rotten eggs or a skunk’s spray. However, there are situations that may prevent you from detecting that odor. Sometimes, conditions in your home – […]

Propane and the Environment

Posted: September 13, 2021

If you use propane in your Delaware Valley home, you’ll be glad to know you are relying on one of the most environmentally friendly energy sources. For starters, propane is not toxic! It does not spill, pool, or leave a residue, which makes it harmless to soil or water in the event of a tank leak. Propane also emits less than half the greenhouse gas emissions of electricity to produce the same amount of energy. That’s because the majority of the electricity used in our country is produced by coal-fired or natural gas-powered plants. Additionally, if you are using a […]

How Does Automatic Delivery Work?

Posted: September 10, 2021

We Can Estimate Your Fuel Usage Based on How Cold It Is Outside. There’s a reason why most of our heating oil and propane customers take advantage of our free automatic delivery service. This is a proven method that allows us to manage your fuel supply, freeing you up to handle other important household tasks during the heating season. Here is how it works. Our computer system tracks how much fuel your home will typically use based on how cold it is outside. We will deliver fuel automatically to you, usually when your oil tank gets to be one-quarter full […]