Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for Your Home?

Getting Your Hot Water on Demand A tankless water heating system eliminates the standby energy losses that occur in storage-tank systems because this type of unit only heats water on demand. Here’s how it works. When you turn on your hot water faucets or an appliance like a dishwasher, water is circulated through the tankless […]

How Long Do Central Air Systems Last?

Learn When It’s Time to Seek a Replacement In our many decades of installing and servicing residential cooling systems for Delaware Valley residents, we’ve found that the average life span of a central air conditioning unit typically ranges between 10 to 15 years. However, if you’re diligent about getting preventive maintenance done every year, your […]

The Best Summer Thermostat Settings

Ease the Strain on Your Central Air System The summer heat will be here soon– and with that comes higher electric bills as your cooling system kicks into overdrive. A properly functioning central air conditioning system makes it easy to stay cool at a reasonable cost. But you want to avoid mistakes along the way […]

Is Propane Environmentally Friendly?

Propane Vs. Electric Appliances One of the biggest trends in home energy today is the aggressive government push for conversions to electric heat — at the expense of proven heating fuels like propane. The argument is that these electric conversions will reduce a home’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. But this logic doesn’t hold up under […]

Is a Heat Pump Right for My Home?

What You Should Know Before Switching With advanced technology making heat pumps a more viable option in cold climates like ours—combined with generous rebate programs and federal tax credits— it’s no surprise that interest in heat pumps continues to increase. How Do Heat Pumps Work? A heat pump runs on electricity and can either heat […]

What Vehicles Can Run on Propane Autogas?

Fleet Trucks, Vans, School Buses and Many More At Wilson Oil and Propane, we believe in propane autogas so strongly that we run the majority of our vehicle fleet on propane autogas. As you may know, propane autogas describes propane when it is used as a fuel for vehicles. Propane autogas is the world’s most […]

Is Your Generator Ready for Storm Season?

Follow These 3 Simple Steps If you’ve already invested in a whole-house backup propane generator, you always want to make sure it will operate properly whenever the power goes out. Please follow these tips to ensure you’re prepared for the next power outage. Check your fuel gauge. Make sure your generator has enough propane to […]

Do You Need Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Air Conditioning Preventative Maintenance Makes a Difference! While early spring normally is too chilly to begin doing cooling tune-ups for our customers, there’s nothing wrong with booking your preventive maintenance service in advance so you can beat the warm weather rush. While the minimum outdoor temperature varies between models, it usually needs to be in […]

Benefits of Building a Home with Propane

What Propane Appliances Can I Use in My Home? Propane is an ideal option to power homes in the Delaware Valley. It’s a clean-burning, versatile and highly efficient fuel that provides a long list of benefits for homeowners. Many people, however, may choose an all-electric home because they view it as the “cleanest” energy choice. […]

How Often Should HVAC Be Serviced?

Annual Maintenance Is a Vital Service You wouldn’t drive an entire year without taking your car to a trusted mechanic to change the oil and perform a safety and maintenance check, would you? If you did, the risk of your car breaking down and leaving you stuck with a high repair bill would increase dramatically. […]