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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 21, 2023
What is Bioheat® Fuel?
The Path to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Not only is today’s clean-burning heating oil environmentally friendly, it’s also become a vital part of America’s mission to achieve net-zero carbon emissions within the next few decades. Advanced technology has already brought us Bioheat® fuel, which is a blend of ultra-low-sulfur heating oil and biodiesel. Biodiesel is made […]
June 20, 2023
Factors That Influence Heating Oil Prices
What Goes Up, Must Come Down While your local Wisconsin heating oil company cannot control what happens with oil prices that are tied to the global market, we can give you some understanding about why heating oil prices rise and fall on a steady basis. We need to start by looking at the price of […]
May 25, 2023
Bioheat® Fuel Vs. Traditional Heating Oil
Why Is Bioheat Fuel Better? Bioheat® fuel is one of the best ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the environment without sacrificing comfort or needing to undertake expensive, disruptive equipment replacements. Bioheat fuel operates under the same principle as traditional heating oil. That’s why you can use it in existing home heating fuel systems […]
April 26, 2023
Can Heating Oil Spoil in My Tank?
Heating Oil Lasts Much Longer than Gasoline If you ended the season with plenty of heating oil in your tank, you may be wondering if your fuel will still be good when you turn your oil boiler or oil furnace on again in the fall. No worries. Your heating oil will be fine. The average […]
March 29, 2023
What Maintenance Does a Water Heater Need?
Regular Maintenance Extends Equipment Life Did you know that the life span of the most common water heater—units with a storage tank—can vary greatly, anywhere from 7 to 13 years. How long your storage tank water heater lasts depends on a number of factors, including the temperature of the water you set for the tank, […]
February 28, 2023
7 Common Questions About Heating Oil Tanks
Average Life Span, When to Replace and More Having a heating oil storage tank on your property offers an important advantage for Wisconsinites, providing an ample supply of heating oil ready for immediate use whenever it’s needed. But there are many misconceptions about oil storage tanks that need to be addressed and cleared up. Here […]
January 26, 2023
What are the Benefits of Heating Oil?
Heating Oil Is Safe, Clean, and Efficient Folks in Wisconsin who live in a home that is kept warm by heating oil appreciate all of the benefits they get. Let’s talk about safety first. Being safe at home is just one of the reasons many people prefer to heat their homes with oil. With everything […]