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Heating Oil, Your Home, and What You Need to Know

Heating Oil, Your Home, and What You Need to Know

Heating oil is a very commonly used method of heating your home. There are several important things to know and consider about heating oil and your home. First, heating oil is officially called No. 2 heating oil. A red dye is added to differentiate it from oil products destined for the diesel market or other uses. This is because taxes are assessed on diesel fuel for vehicles compared to oil for the home heating market. Heating oil tends to burn hotter than other types of fuel commonly used in home heating and can usually heat the home faster than...
Will Call Delivery Services: Your Needs When You Need them Most

Will Call Delivery Services: Your Needs When You Need them Most

If your home or business uses any type of fuel or oil-derived product, the amount of product on hand must be carefully controlled and accounted for. Too much, and product will take up space or go bad before it can be put to proper use. Too little, and you risk running out of your needed fuel, oil, or lubricant when you need it most. Either situation can cause headache or stress, especially without a trusted supplier who understands the needs and demands of your business. Fortunately, you’re only a phone call away from precisely what you need when you...
Using Industrial Lubricants to Keep Your Business on Top

Using Industrial Lubricants to Keep Your Business on Top

No matter what type of business or industry you might be involved in, any machinery or vehicles you might operate will encounter regular wear and tear. High-quality industrial lubricants are essential to the well-being and long life of whatever moving parts your business might have and will reduce long-term costs, as well as short-term stress when used appropriately. Industrial lubricants are as varied in their uses as they can be in their composition. In general, an oil or lubricant should be stable against oxidation, diffuse any heat generated by the machine’s operational stresses, and help clear the mechanism of...
How to Keep Heating Oil Costs Down

How to Keep Heating Oil Costs Down

If your home uses heating oil, costs during the cold months can skyrocket if you're not careful. Here are several tips and tricks to keep your heating oil costs down throughout the entire year: If you haven't already, have an energy audit of your home performed. These can be done by a professional or by yourself. Your utility company may contribute towards a professional evaluation, but this depends company to company. Replace heaters over 20 years old. Significant advances in technology in this time have decreased heating oil costs by virtue of these units’ increased heat output and decreased...
Bio Diesel Fuel Versus Diesel Fuel: What You Need to Know

Bio Diesel Fuel Versus Diesel Fuel: What You Need to Know

Bio diesel fuel has come to the commercial market with great acclaim and no small number of questions. This blog will explain the basic differences between bio diesel fuel and diesel fuel. At the source, the difference between the two types of diesel comes from the origin of the diesel. Standard diesel fuel is derived from petroleum, while bio diesel is derived from plant or animal sources. Chemically, there is little to no difference between bio diesel fuel and traditional diesel fuel, and the two most commonly available types of bio diesel fuel are blends of petroleum diesel and...
Home Oil Delivery and Your Needs

Home Oil Delivery and Your Needs

If your home uses oil-based heating, the refilling of the reserve tank can be one of the more challenging aspects. Home oil delivery should be simple, efficient, and happen when you need it.  Oil-based heating is usually best recommended for places that are difficult to reach, or where natural gas, electric, or other types of heating are unavailable or inadvisable. Modern oil-based heating can heat a home faster than other types of home heating and is generally comparable in cost to electric or natural gas heating systems. The frequency of home oil delivery will be determined by the size...