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Why Is Professional Heating Repair Important?

November 30, 2018

In this digital age, the initial response to solving a mechanical problem is to go online and do research. That’s why do-it-yourself (DIY) projects are such a big trend these days. It seems like people …

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No Heat? How to Troubleshoot Before Calling for Service

October 30, 2018

Last winter brought Maine some of the lowest, prolonged temperatures in many years. However, Maine oilheat dealers are no strangers to dealing with these type of conditions and they are well-prepared to take care of …

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Aging Home Heating System: Should You Repair or Replace?

September 27, 2018

Studies have shown that only about 55% of U.S. homeowners have their heating equipment serviced regularly. Those who don’t follow a recommended maintenance schedule usually experience higher fuel bills, more repairs and shorter equipment life. …

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If You Heat Your Home with Oil, Read This

August 29, 2018

July 1st, 2018 proved to be an exciting day for the heating oil industry in Maine. That’s because the Pine Tree State made the full and complete switch to ultra-low sulfur heating oil (ULSHO). This commitment …

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What Causes Changes in the Price of Heating Oil?

July 31, 2018

As you have no doubt learned, the price you pay for heating oil can change quite a bit from year to year. Why does that happen? Simple: because the market price of oil is the …

Clean and Efficient Oilheat for Maine

June 30, 2018

Knowing more about today’s oilheat in Maine will make you feel good about how you heat your home—now and well into the future. That’s why it’s important for you to know that with every passing …

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How Long is Heating Oil Good for?

May 25, 2018

If you’re fairly new to oilheat and you ended the heating season with one-quarter of oil still left in your tank, you may be wondering if that fuel will degrade as it sits unused for …

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Tough Winters Prove Oilheat’s Value

May 3, 2018

The winter of 2017-2018 will long be remembered for delivering some of the coldest temperatures on record! Maine experienced many days with below-zero degrees. Fortunately, it’s on the coldest days that oilheat delivers the greatest …

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Stop Wasting Fuel…How to Save Money on Heating Oil

March 27, 2018

Well, enough Maine winter come and gone. We saw everything from sub-zero temperatures to bomb cyclones to the month of March coming in like a lion with one nor’easter after another. If you had a …

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Why is Heating Oil Getting Even Cleaner in Maine?

February 21, 2018

Our country continues to make strides in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, and heating oil is certainly doing its part, thanks to vast reductions of sulfur levels. By the summer, all oilheat dealers in Maine, as well as …