June 26, 2015 The Importance of Additized Diesel: Keeping Your Fuel Injectors Clean One of the ways additized diesel helps maintain your vehicle’s performance is by preventing deposits from building up on your fuel injectors. Fuel injectors control how much fuel is added to the engine for combustion– an amount that is tuned to exact optimal levels for your vehicle. … Continue reading Additized Diesel: Part 1 – Fuel Injectors & Performance
The incredible snows of the last winter have passed, leaving little more than fading (but still very vivid!) memories. Spring is here, and Summer is just a few weeks away. It is very tempting to think that your home heating system should be forgotten about until September. But there is a very good reason why you should take a day … Continue reading Homeowners: Summer is the Time for a Heating System Tune-up
Although the cold is still lingering, Spring has arrived and it is important to check over your heating and cooling systems to make sure that you are running at peak efficiency. Here are some ways to prepare for spring and save energy throughout the season: Replace furnace and air conditioner filters. Clean filters allow for better air flow, providing more … Continue reading Spring Energy Saving Tips
Radio Oil is busy today delivering our premium diesel fuels to businesses throughout central Massachusetts. While the winter weather seemed to play an unfavorable role for businesses and individuals alike, the realization that warmer, spring weather is officially here means that everything can finally go back into action. Now is the prime time for businesses such as construction companies … Continue reading Radio Oil Update: Spring is Here!
The month of March has finally arrived and although it may not feel like it quite yet, spring is in fact just around the corner. While we currently remain faced with an overwhelming amount of snow and ice throughout the area, the hope is that the start of the new season will bring with it the sun and warmer temperatures … Continue reading Spring is Just Around the Corner
The weather conditions this month have created a crisis situation for the delivery of fuel to homes in our area. The combination of major snow storms, packed ice and extreme cold is making it impossible, in many instances, for our delivery teams to access homes for oil deliveries. To ensure our ability to make deliveries and provide emergency service, … Continue reading Making Sure Your Oil Delivery Goes Smoothly This Winter
For our diesel fuel customers… Please be aware that there are extreme low temperatures forecast for February 12 – 16. The product operability of our Dyed Off Highway Diesel and our Undyed On Road diesel is currently -10°F. We generally refer to this as the CFPP (cold filter plugging point), which is the lowest temperature that a specified volume of … Continue reading Winter Alert!
What you should know about… Seasonal/Unoccupied Homes No matter how you heat your home, maintaining your heat to a certain level is critical. Freeze-ups in an occupied/empty or unoccupied dwelling or home can cause expensive losses. Water from broken pipes can flood a house in a matter of hours causing structural damage to the house and loss of personal property. … Continue reading Important Safety Tips
With so many years of experience supplying residential homes throughout Central Massachusetts with heating oil, we truly understand the importance of getting the best quality and the fairest price. The cost of maintaining a comfortable temperature day in and day out in your home during the harsh, chilly months can be tough at times, but there are in fact some … Continue reading Winter Heating Prep
The bill to pass the construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline was not passed. Just shy of the 60 votes needed by Senate to pass, the bill failed with a 59-41 vote. Although it is currently on hold, next year when Republicans take over the Senate, they may make this construction a larger priority. It looks like some of … Continue reading Update on TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Senate Vote