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June 10, 2024

How Does a Heating Oil Furnace Work?

A Furnace Creates Warm Air to Go Through Your Wisconsin Home If you’re like most people, you don’t think a whole lot about your furnace—unless it stops keeping your home warm. Yet, knowing more about how your heating oil furnace delivers warm air through your home will help you to make smart choices if you’re […]

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May 27, 2024

When Is the Best Time to Replace an Oil Tank?

Upgrade Now Before You Need Your Heat Again While heating oil tanks can be replaced any time of year, the warm weather months are the ideal time to upgrade since it will cause the least amount of disruption for you and your family. And since this is the off-season for heating oil equipment service, it […]

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April 22, 2024

7 Reasons Ultra-Low Sulfur Heating Oil Is Important

Lower Sulfur Content Generates Fewer Emissions The quality of your heating oil has a big impact on how efficiently your boiler or furnace operates and how long your equipment lasts. That’s why your Wisconsin heating oil company provides the cleanest fuel possible. It’s simply better for the environment and better for your heating oil system. […]

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March 19, 2024

Heating Oil Vs. Fuel Oil

Home Heating Oil Can Go by Different Names Have you ever referred to the fuel in your heating system as furnace oil? How about home heating oil or fuel oil? At first glance, these descriptive terms may seem interchangeable, but there are some subtle differences. First, furnace oil or home heating oil applies only to […]

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February 15, 2024

Is Your Oil Tank Gauge Working Properly?

What to Know about Reading Your Tank Levels It never hurts to review the basics of reading your heating oil tank gauge, so here are five important points you should know. On top of the tank is a clear glass or plastic cube that is marked with numbers that resemble the gas gauge of your […]

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January 29, 2024

How Efficient Are Heating Oil Systems?

The Reason People Use Less Heating Oil Now Today’s heating oil boilers and heating oil furnaces offer Wisconsin homeowners a great opportunity to increase their comfort while decreasing their energy usage. New heating oil systems can now heat a home using significantly less energy compared to older generation equipment. The combination of higher blends of […]

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December 22, 2023

Do I Have Enough Heating Oil for Winter?

Many Variables Affect Your Fuel Consumption Throughout the heating season, heating oil consumers generally need anywhere from 700 to 900 gallons during a normal winter. Since many homeowners have a 275-gallon aboveground heating oil tank on their property, let’s use that as an example to estimate how long a full tank of heating oil would […]

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November 20, 2023

What Temperature Do I Set My Home Heating To?

The Best Winter Thermostat Settings One heated debate that will be happening in Wisconsin homes during the winter months centers around thermostat settings. A common question that comes up is this: how low can I set my thermostat during the winter without causing problems or feeling too cold—and how much can I really save on […]

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October 16, 2023

What Is Making My Furnace Smell?

How to Determine the Cause of Furnace Odors By now, you’ve probably started up your furnace to chase away some of the early fall chill from your Wisconsin home. If you’ve already taken care of getting your heating oil furnace checked and serviced for the winter ahead, it will more than likely perform without a […]

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August 29, 2023

Why You Should Test Your Heating Oil System Now

Be Certain You Get Heat When You Need It Later A lot of people look forward to the fall season. The heat and humidity disappear, multi-colored leaves line the streets and another holiday season creeps closer. Of course, this is also the time of year when you need to think about your heating system. It’s […]

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