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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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