Heating Oil Tank: Frequently Asked Questions

Increase Your Knowledge About Oil Tanks Here are answers to some of the common questions we get about heating oil tanks. Q: How Long Do Heating Oil Tanks Last? Heating oil tanks can last for decades, but like anything else, they eventually need to be replaced. Life spans vary depending on the humidity in the environment, […]

What Is a HEPA Filter?

The Gold Standard for Removing Airborne Particles One of the most effective products used to improve indoor air quality today is the high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter. HEPA filters, which are considered the gold standard for removing airborne particles like dust, pollen and bacteria, are highly recommended for anyone who suffers from allergies or respiratory […]

Being Prepared for a Winter Fuel Delivery

Help Us Keep Propane & Oil Deliveries on Schedule This is the time of year to share some tips to assure timely deliveries as well as how to keep your heating system operating safely and efficiently all through winter. Let’s begin with some delivery advice. Watch Your Tank Levels If you call us to order […]

How Does a Furnace Work?

A Furnace Distributes Warm Air Through Your Home Today’s energy-efficient furnaces offer Delaware Valley homeowners a great opportunity to increase their comfort while decreasing their energy usage. New furnaces can now heat a home using significantly less energy compared to older-generation equipment. Knowing more about how your furnace works will help you to make smart […]

How Does a Boiler Heat Your Home?

What Is a Boiler? Boilers use hot water or steam to heat your home. Another name for a boiler is a hydronic heating system, which is defined as a system that transfers heat via a circulating fluid, such as water, in a closed system of pipes. Steam boilers can still be found in older homes, […]

What Is Heating Oil?

Where It Comes from, How It Keeps You Warm If you’ve kept your home warm with heating oil for a while, you probably already know that heating oil, like many other products, comes from the refinement of crude oil. Through the process of distillation, hydrocarbons are removed from the crude oil and become a substance […]

What Is Propane Made Of?

Affordable Energy for Everyone Since propane was first identified as a volatile compound in gasoline in 1910, businesses and scientists have worked diligently to make propane the viable fuel source it represents today. The process itself of making propane has evolved over the last century or so. Today, there are two primary ways propane is […]

Benefits Of Whole House Generators

When the Power Goes Out, Let Propane Take Over We’ve all experienced a number of uncomfortable power outages in the Delaware Valley over the years. To stay prepared for such disruptive events, some people keep gasoline-powered portable generators in their garages for power outage emergencies. But these units have the capacity to deliver only a […]

Shocking Spike in Fuel Prices

Dear customer, On October 5, OPEC announced it was slashing production by two million barrels a day. As a result, the price of heating oil has spiked over $1.00 per gallon, as of the time of this writing. This is not just impacting heating oil. Expect natural gas, electricity, and diesel to move higher too. […]

What Is a Heat Pump?

A Heat Pump Can Keep Your Home Warm and Cool Thanks to evolving technology, heat pumps have become more practical in colder climates like the Delaware Valley. Here’s how a heat pump works. Unlike a furnace that creates heat and distributes it through your home, a heat pump doesn’t create heat. Instead, it captures existing […]