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How To Keep More Warm Air Inside This Winter

February 15, 2021

Did you know that the average American home leaks an amount of air equal to a nearly four square-foot hole in an exterior wall through spaces around windows and doors, and through the walls in its attic and crawl spaces? That’s like leaving a window wide open! The good news is that you can reduce those […]

Help – My Furnace Won’t Stop Running!

February 8, 2021

Your furnace has a simple job to do: to heat air and distribute it throughout your home until your living space reaches the temperature you’ve set on your thermostat. But sometimes your furnace doesn’t know when to quit. If your furnace continuously runs even though the thermostat temperature has been reached – or if it […]

How Propane Hearths Benefit The Home

February 1, 2021

We all love the hypnotic, cozy glow of a home hearth. The problem, if you have a conventional wood burning fireplace, is how much time and energy it takes to get the fire going – not to mention getting it cleaned up afterward. But what if you could enjoy that same cozy experience with just the […]

One More Great Reason To Choose Us For Your Heating Oil

January 21, 2021

In addition to providing top-quality, high efficiency Bioheat® Fuel, we here at W.H. Riley & Son are committed to helping your heating equipment run smoothly, efficiently, and reliably whenever you need it. That’s why we talk so often on this blog about the importance of preventive heating maintenance for your oil-fired furnace or boiler – and why […]

Bioheat® 101

January 11, 2021

If you use heating oil to heat your Massachusetts home, chances are you’ve at least heard of Bioheat® Fuel. But how much do you really know about this great fuel, and how does it differ from conventional “No.2” home heating oil? Let’s take a look. Bioheat® Basics Bioheat® is a blended fuel made by mixing […]

How To Prepare For A Heating Oil Delivery

January 4, 2021

Our crews take great pride in keeping your propane and heating oil deliveries coming all winter long, in any southeastern Massachusetts weather – but on some days, they can really use your help. Please help us keep our crews safe so they can get fuel to as many of our customers as possible on delivery day […]

How To Troubleshoot 5 Common Furnace Problems

December 21, 2020

Every year a furnace ages, the likelihood of encountering a problem with it becomes greater (especially if you skip routine annual maintenance). Here are some of the more common heating problems you’re likely to encounter in the months ahead, and what to do to solve them: Frequent cycling – If you notice your furnace turning on […]

Please Keep Your Propane Tank Full And Accessible

December 14, 2020

Our crews work hard to provide safe and secure propane deliveries in southeastern MA – but when severe winter weather strikes, we need an assist from you. Smooth Propane Delivery Tips Please help our crew serve as many customers as possible during severe late fall and winter weather by taking these steps in advance of your […]

UV Light Filter Protection: Breathe Easier At Home

December 7, 2020

Under normal conditions, the air quality in your home is something you should always pay attention to, since indoor air can as much as five times more polluted than outdoor air. But during a pandemic, with all of us home much more than usual, indoor air quality becomes vitally important to your family’s health and […]

Choosing A New Heating Oil Supplier

November 17, 2020

Here Are 5 Factors To Consider In Making Your Choice When it comes to choosing a company to supply your heating oil, it’s probably tempting to look for the best price and call it a day. We get it – it’s not easy to own and heat a home in New England these days. But […]