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November 25, 2019

How to Prevent Freezing Pipes

We all know it gets cold in Wisconsin, but the brutal cold we experienced this past January has been described as something we haven’t seen in decades. Milwaukee set an actual record of –21 degrees, breaking one that had stood since 1899. One of the biggest worries during that kind of deep freeze is, of […]

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October 25, 2019

What Do You Have: an Oil Furnace or an Oil Boiler?

Most people refer to their oil heating system as “a furnace.” As in, “I need to get my furnace checked.” But there is another type of oil heating system that may be keeping you warm right now–except it never gets much recognition. When was the last time you heard someone say, “I need to get […]

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October 3, 2019

How Much Heating Oil Will I Use This Winter?

It’s only natural to want to estimate how much heating fuel you will use, especially if you’re struggling with a heavy load of other household expenses.

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September 16, 2019

Claim up to $500 in Rebates for New Oilheating Equipment

Many homeowners across the state have already taken advantage of up to $500 in rebates for replacing their outdated heating equipment and oil storage tanks. You can too before winter arrives!

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July 22, 2019

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.

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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.

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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?

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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