Heating Oil Burners: How Do They Work?
In our previous blog, we took a close look at the various controls that are used in oilheat systems. Heating oil systems are like any other systems; they require all components of the system to work together.
June 20, 2019
How an Oilheat System Works
The proven reliability of modern oil heating controls has been an important factor in making today’s oilheat a remarkably safe and efficient fuel for heating homes in Wisconsin and elsewhere.
May 10, 2019
What’s the Lifespan of Heating Oil?
Many items we buy have an expiration date: milk, eggs, vegetables, bread, cosmetics, medication and so on. But does home heating oil have a “best-used-by” date?
April 22, 2019
Spring is the Time for Oilheat System Maintenance
OK, Wisconsinites. Have you tucked away your parkas and started to enjoy some spring fun? Spring is always a time to rejoice after another cold Midwestern winter, but there’s one more task that’s related to winter that needs to get done. Contact your oil heat equipment service provider to schedule your annual home heating system […]
March 14, 2019
Heating Oil and the Future in Wisconsin
The heating oil industry has played an important role in Wisconsin for a long time—and that’s expected to continue well into the future.
March 12, 2019
Heating Oil Rebates in Wisconsin
Is your heating system more than 25 years old? If it is, you may want to consider upgrading to a new oilheat system.
February 5, 2019
How Can I Prevent My Pipes from Freezing?
We all know it gets cold in Wisconsin, but the brutal cold wave we experienced in late January, has been described as an event we haven’t seen in decades. Milwaukee actually set a record—minus 21 degrees—that had stood since 1899.
December 18, 2018
No Heat? How to Troubleshoot Before Calling for Service
Hardy folks in Wisconsin are no strangers to dealing with brutally cold winters. Of course, when temperatures take a deep drop into the single digits, the number of no-heat situations soars because your heating system is working overtime to keep your home warm.
November 30, 2018
Don’t Forget to Check your Furnace Filter
A furnace should last 15 years or more – as long as if it is properly maintained. One sure way to help your system reach its life span and operate efficiently is to perform an easy, do-it-yourself maintenance task – changing or cleaning your furnace’s air filter as often as the manufacturer recommends.
October 30, 2018
Saving Money on Heat: Look at the Whole Picture
Many homeowners think that their heating system is the only thing to focus on when it comes to saving energy and money. While it’s true that your furnace or boiler is the most important part of your home’s heating energy output, it’s only part of the equation.