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How do I avoid running out of heating oil?

When frigid weather arrives, you’ve probably got a lot on your mind – making sure your kids are safe, for example, or clearing your property of snow and ice. With all that activity, checking your oil storage tank’s fuel gauge and ordering heating oil are activities that just might slip through the cracks, resulting in a […]

How can I save money on home heating oil this season?

Cooler weather is coming – and so are fall and winter heating bills. But before you reach for the “heat” setting on your thermostat, it pays to take some time to consider how to make smarter energy conservation choices in your Hudson Valley home so you can save on your heating oil delivery bills. Here […]

How efficient is a fuel oil furnace?

When it comes to heating a home here in the Hudson Valley, a heating oil furnace is hard to beat for convenience or performance –it can be installed in any neighborhood (since you don’t need a pipeline, as you do with natural gas), you’ll never have to worry about your fuel exploding, and you will […]

What should I set my thermostat at to save money?

According to a recent study, about nine out of ten Americans say they rarely (or never) program their thermostat – mostly because they’re not sure how to do it. If you’re one of those nine people, we urge you to invest a little time in the coming weeks to learn how set your thermostat! That’s because […]

Busting five common heating oil myths

Heating oil has been in widespread use in U.S. homes since the 1930s, ever since the Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company introduced the first oil-fired burners. But despite that longevity, misconceptions still exist about heating oil – thanks largely to the fuel’s poor environmental performance up until the 1970s. We’re here to set the record straight by busting […]

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Can heating oil spoil?

In a recent blog, we talked about the importance of keeping your heating oil tank at least half full throughout the year. If you follow that advice, your heating oil will likely sit idle in the tank for at least four or five months while you wait for temperatures to drop here in the Hudson […]

The importance of carbon monoxide awareness

You probably know that carbon monoxide is dangerous. But do you know what causes a build-up of the potentially deadly gas in your home – or what to do if you or a family member experiences signs of carbon monoxide poisoning? Here are some carbon monoxide basics to help keep you informed. Carbon monoxide (sometimes referred […]

One big reason you should keep your heating oil tank at least half full

Heating oil tanks don’t require a lot of TLC to continue to do their job safely and reliably year after year – just a little annual maintenance and an inspection from a professional heating contractor will usually do the trick. But one thing you can do to avoid problems with your heating oil tank and […]

Three ways to help us keep your heating oil deliveries coming this winter and early spring

If we have learned anything in recent years, it’s that weather can be unpredictable – especially during the winter and early spring (remember the 20” of snow that a Nor’easter dumped on us last year right around this time? We sure do!). That kind of weather seesaw keeps a heating oil delivery company like ours […]

Seven reasons to love Economy Oil

Love is in the air here in the Hudson Valley as we approach Valentine’s Day and inch closer to the spring. Need someone to love this cold, dark February? Take a chance on Economy Oil. Here are seven great reasons to love our company this Valentine’s Day and beyond: You get top quality oil…Don’t let […]