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Saving Energy At Your Home This Winter

December 2, 2019

Another New England winter is on our doorstep, and with it will come higher heating and energy bills. But don’t despair: there is plenty you can do to keep those home energy bills in check! Ten Home Energy Tips Here are 10 of the best ways to keep your propane or heating oil bills as […]

Heater Won’t Start? Troubleshooting Tips Before Calling

November 25, 2019

It’s not officially winter yet here in New England, but we’ve certainly gotten a preview of what’s to come in the last few weeks. Soon enough, we’ll be getting those days when the temperature drops 30-degree in a few hours – and when we do, you may find that your furnace or boiler isn’t up […]

Weather forecasting

How Much Heating Oil Or Propane Will You Need?

November 18, 2019

There are many variables that come into play when estimating how much fuel you’ll use to heat your house in winter – how energy efficient your home is, weather conditions, and the age of your heating equipment, to name a few. But whether you use heating oil or propane, there are some rules of thumb […]

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

Gas Logs Are Better Than Firewood: Five Reasons Why

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 Does ULSHO Stand For? Why Does It Matter To Me?

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 To Pick A Heating Oil Supplier For Your Home

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

Last-Minute Heating System Repairs Before The Cold Weather

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 […]