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What Are the Risks of a Poor Furnace Installation?

February 14, 2022

You should leave it to the pros. Here’s why. Back in the day, it was rather common for folks to fix and install a lot of the equipment in their homes, but the home of today is much more complex than the home of yesteryear. Consider how many of your car’s components would have been […]

Keep Your Vents Clear All Winter!

February 7, 2022

Important safety reminders for your high-efficiency furnace Rule number one of furnace ownership is always clear your vents when it snows. Living in New England, you’re certainly no stranger to shoveling snow. You know you need to clear your walkways and driveways of snow and ice to keep you, your family, and visitors safe. It’s […]

Cut Your Energy Costs While Staying Warm

January 24, 2022

Four tips for a more energy-efficient winter Winter can land a heavy blow to most budgets. If fact, winter can blow most budgets to smithereens. The additional cost of all the holidays and the requisite presents and travel can leave even the thriftiest customer in the red (and not the festive kind). Another expense that […]

Using Propane Safely During a Winter Storm

January 17, 2022

7 tips for the season As a W.H. Riley & Son propane customer, your safety matters to us. Let’s make sure you’re prepared to make it through the winter safely in your Massachusetts home. Safe propane usage during the winter Before, during, and after every winter storm, remember the following propane safety tips: You should […]

Caring for Your Propane Tank This Winter

January 10, 2022

Make sure it’s full, secure, and accessible Winter has come to New England! As a propane customer, you need to be mindful of certain things during the winter months. It’s important to stay on top of your propane level and keep safety front of mind. This becomes increasingly important in the days before, during, and […]

Your Water Heater Will Work Hard This Winter

December 6, 2021

Here’s what you should know. On any given day, your water heater has a big job. It works hard to provide your southeastern Massachusetts home with hot water for bathing, laundry, and washing the dishes. However, during the winter months, your water heater has to work even harder than it does the rest of the […]

Do This Before You Go on Vacation

November 22, 2021

6 Tips for Winterizing Your Home & Saving Money If you’re like most Americans, you’re overdue for a vacation. This winter is a great time to get away and relax. Whether you’re hitting the slopes or heading to a warm beach, a lot goes into planning a great getaway. While you’re making preparations for your […]

Some Common Oil Furnace Problems & How to Fix Them

November 15, 2021

Troubleshooting tips for your oil furnace It always seems to happen on the coldest day of the year. One morning you wake up to an unusually cold house. It’s not a broken window. It’s not a door someone forgot to close. Your oil furnace has stopped working. Now what? There’s no need to worry. There […]

We’re Hiring. Come Work with Us!

November 8, 2021

W.H. Riley is looking for experienced fuel delivery drivers and HVAC technicians If you are an experienced fuel delivery driver or HVAC technician, then consider joining the W.H. Riley team. You’ll be joining a stable and successful business with a long history of serving southeastern Massachusetts. In fact, we’re the oldest family-run fuel service company in […]

Don’t Buy an Electric-Powered House!

October 18, 2021

The Advantages of a Home Powered by Heating Oil or Propane You’ve probably already heard a lot of talk about the electrification movement—the push to use only electric-powered equipment in homes. In fact, a lot of municipalities are trying to bring about the complete electrification of their homes. As someone looking to buy a home […]