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Why should I consider a propane tankless water heater?

Why Should I Consider A Propane Tankless Water Heater?

July 20, 2020

You use as much as 60 gallons of hot water every day for your taps and appliances. The only problem is that you’re probably paying to heat more water than that. If you have a conventional water heater (one with a tank), your hot water spends much of its time waiting to be used. Since […]

When should I consider a ductless air conditioner?

Ductless Air Conditioners: When Are They The Right Choice?

July 13, 2020

Ductless (a.k.a. mini-split) systems can make sense as a cooling solution in a variety of homes. But there are some scenarios in which a mini-split ductless system has clear advantages over other cooling system alternatives. Is a mini-split the right option for your space? Here are five applications that are perfect for a ductless system: […]

Ways to make your life easier in the months ahead

Three Ways To Make Your Life Easier In The Months Ahead

July 6, 2020

We’ve got a lot on our mind these days – even more than usual – and with all that mental chatter, it’s easy to forget simple things like paying your fuel bill or scheduling a heating oil delivery or propane delivery. Add to that the fact that social distancing is limiting trips to banks and […]

How much propane will I use this summer?

How Much Propane Will I Use This Summer?

June 23, 2020

When most people think of periods of heavy propane use, they think about the winter months, when they’re using propane to heat their Massachusetts or Rhode Island homes. But there are plenty of propane appliances that continue to work hard throughout the summer – propane water heaters, for example, or propane outdoor living equipment such as […]

Home heating maintenance tips for summer 2020

Home Heating Maintenance: 3 Tips For Summer 2020

June 17, 2020

Keeping your furnace on top of its game is probably not the first thing on your mind as we head into the dog days of summer, but with things as unpredictable as they are in the world right now, it’s probably a good idea to stay ahead of the game on all things related to […]

Propane appliances: The more the merrier

Propane Appliances: The More The Merrier

June 8, 2020

If you use it for your home heating, you already know how efficient and clean-burning propane is. The question is why aren’t you using it elsewhere in your home (or even outside your home)? We see it all the time: a customer will have a propane furnace, but an electric water heater – not realizing that […]

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A/C Tune-ups & Service

June 1, 2020

Air Conditioning Tune‑Ups and Service Work. Test your A/C NOW and then schedule your tune‑up appointment. As we approach warmer temperatures W.H. Riley & Son is committed to making sure our customers stay cool this summer. We are taking the following steps to ensure that both our technicians and customers stay safe during these times. If you would like to have your A/C tuned up, […]

Preparing for severe weather in a propane-powered home

Preparing For Severe Weather In A Propane-Powered Home

June 1, 2020

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2020 is officially underway, and experts expect it to be an active one. While we don’t often bear the full force of these powerful storms here in New England, they can certainly still do some damage. That makes now a good time to review your plans for dealing with severe weather complications […]

Why it’s important to keep fuel in your oil tank during the offseason

Why Is It Important To Keep Fuel In Your Oil Tank During The Offseason?

May 25, 2020

Scheduling a heating oil delivery might not seem like the most sensible thing to do as we head into June here in Rhode Island and Massachusetts – but if your tank is less than half full, it might just be the smartest thing you can do for your home heating system. You don’t want to be […]

Why do heating oil prices change so often?

Why Do Heating Oil Prices Change So Often?

May 18, 2020

As you may have noticed over the years, the price you pay for heating oil can change quite a bit from season to season – sometimes even from month to month. The question is, why does that happen? When it comes to heating oil prices, the reality is that there are a number of factors that […]