Propane appliances in your home

Why Add Propane Appliances to Your Home?

November 11, 2019

If you use propane for your home furnace, you already know how efficient and powerful a fuel it is. But did you know it could power just about any appliance in your home – and that the more propane appliances you have, the better a deal it becomes for you? Let’s say you add a […]

Restaurant kitchen

Propane: The Perfect Fuel for Your Restaurant

November 4, 2019

If you own (or plan to open) a restaurant in Southeastern Massachusetts, you know how important it is to keep your costs low and get repeat customers. Well, propane gas can help you on both fronts. In addition to being an efficient fuel that will keep your utility bills low, propane will also help create […]

Gas logs

Five Reasons Why Gas Logs Are Better Than Firewood

October 28, 2019

Most of us love the warm glow of a fireplace – but not the effort to make, monitor, and clean up from a wood fire. As a result, they often skip their relaxing hearthside evening and do something much less interesting. But what if you could enjoy the glow of a wood fire without those […]

Eco-friendly ULSHO

What Is ULSHO?

October 21, 2019

One of the most important ways to reduce our impact on the environment is to make smart, conscientious choices about the way we heat our homes; the good news is that when you become a W.H. Riley & Son heating oil customer, you will be doing just that. That’s because every gallon of Bioheat® heating […]

Heating oil supplier

How Do I Pick a Heating Oil Supplier?

October 14, 2019

If you’re in the market for a new heating oil supplier, it can be tempting to shop for one based purely on their per-gallon price of oil. We understand why: owning and operating a home in southeastern Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island these days isn’t cheap. Unfortunately, when it comes to shopping for home energy […]

Tankless water heater

Why Choose a Propane Tankless Water Heater?

October 7, 2019

You’ve probably gotten used to that big metal hot water tank sitting in your basement, and the occasional cold shower you have to endure after your teen takes 20 minutes with hers. But you don’t have to: instead, you can upgrade to a propane tankless water heater. Unlike a conventional water heater, which heats and […]

Last-minute heating repairs

Now Is the Time for Last-Minute Heating System Repairs

September 30, 2019

We haven’t had that first real cold snap yet in southeastern Massachusetts or northern Rhode Island – just some seasonably cool evenings. But as we know all too well here in New England, the cold will eventually come – and when it does, we know to expect a barrage of phone calls from people requesting heating […]

Is Propane a Good Heating Choice?

September 23, 2019

When it comes to heating your home, there are many energy options to choose from – heating oil, natural gas, and electricity, to name a few. But in many ways, one option stands above the rest when you consider all the facts: clean, green propane gas. Propane gas beats the rest when it comes to […]

Appliances Safety

Dealing with Appliances and Other Safety Tips for Propane Consumers

July 25, 2019

We hope you know that propane is one of the safest fuels you can choose for your home. Still, to keep everyone as safe as possible, it’s very important that you pay close attention to the operation of your gas appliances. Your best approach for keeping propane equipment running well is to follow the manufacturer’s […]


We have a long tradition of service to local families. Since our founding in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, in 1873, W.H. Riley & Son has taken a customer-first approach to serving our many friends and neighbors––and now is no exception. Our brand-new blog and website are designed with you in mind. They help us deliver more information […]