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How Long Do Heating Oil Tanks Last?

Posted: March 12, 2019

Some things get better with age, but that’s not necessarily true for heating oil storage tanks. While it’s true that oil storage tanks can last for many years, they eventually do give out.

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What is Bioheat®?

Posted: March 7, 2019

The oilheat industry continues to undergo a revolution that is significantly improving oilheat’s efficiency and cleanliness, thanks to vast reductions of sulfur levels.

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Why Did My Heat Stop Working?

Posted: February 5, 2019

In our previous post, we explained why most people lose their heat whenever there is a power outage. But, of course, that’s only one reason why you may wake up one morning and discover your heat has stopped working.

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Why Do I Lose Heat When My Power Goes Out?

Posted: December 18, 2018

Losing your power during a storm almost always means you will also lose your heat. That’s because heating systems will not run without electricity—no matter whether your fuel is heating oil, natural gas, propane or obviously, electricity.

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Why Does My Oil Tank Whistle?

Posted: November 30, 2018

In our last blog, we explained the various sounds you may hear from your warm-air furnace. As with any piece of equipment, many of the sounds you will hear are perfectly normal.

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Common Furnace Problems: Noises

Posted: October 30, 2018

Through the rest of fall and all the way through winter, there will be various sounds that you may hear from your oil furnace. As with any mechanical device, many of the sounds you will hear will be perfectly normal.

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Hurricane Florence: Safety Tips for South Carolinians

Posted: September 12, 2018

With the most powerful hurricane of the season set to hit us very soon, we urge you to listen to local authorities and evacuate if you have been told to do so.

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Get Efficient, Start Saving Money Next Heating Season

Posted: August 29, 2018

As another heating season gets closer and closer, keep in mind that there are both big ways and small ways to reduce energy usage, improve energy efficiency and cut your heating bills.

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Should I Repair or Replace My Home Heating System?

Posted: July 25, 2018

The best way to take care of your home heating system is to get a tune-up every year. Much like your car, regular preventive maintenance goes a long way in extending the lifespan of your heating equipment.

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If You Heat Your Home with Oil, Read This

Posted: June 30, 2018

Oilheat equipment rebates of up to $500 are still available in 2018! The rebate program is coordinated through the South Carolina Petroleum Marketers Association (SCPMA) and supported by funding from the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA).

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