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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 […]

How Do I Read My Heating Oil Tank Gauge?

Knowing how to read your heating oil gauge is one of the simplest tasks you have as the owner of an oil-fired heating system – and one of the most important. If you have never had to do it, now would be a good time – before the really cold weather settles into the Hudson Valley this […]

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There for You with Reliable Heating Oil Deliveries This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a great time to slow down and be with your family in your warm, cozy, and comfortable Hudson Valley home. But sometimes a blast of arctic air can make warming your home a challenge that requires 24/7 effort from your furnace or boiler to meet. Before you know it, you’re running […]

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A HEAP of Help with Your Heating Bills

At Economy Oil, we work hard to offer the lowest price on heating oil in our service area – but sometimes even that isn’t enough to overcome a financial challenge that can leave you unable to pay for the energy that will keep your family warm and safe in your Hudson Valley home. If you need […]