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Preventing water build-up in your oil storage tank

Prevention Tips For Water Build Up In Your Oil Storage Tank

Heating oil tanks are simple devices, but they do require at least some attention to run safely and reliably year after year. The first and most obvious way to care for your heating oil tank is to have it inspected by a professional every year, or at least every other year. But the second way […]

Why do heating oil prices change so much?

Why Do Heating Oil Prices Change So Much?

If you have been buying heating oil for a long time, you might notice that the price per gallon that you pay can change quite a bit from season to season – and even within the same season. But why does that happen? The truth is, heating oil prices depend on a number of factors […]

Get free peace of mind with automatic heating oil delivery from Valley Oil

Automatic Heating Oil Delivery: Get Free Peace Of Mind!

If you’re like most people, you have better things to do with your time than watching your fuel gauge throughout the long heating season – which is exactly what you’ll have to do if you want to avoid running out of heating oil in the Hudson Valley. But there’s a better way to manage your […]

Prepare for home heating oil delivery

How To Prepare For A Home Heating Oil Delivery

At Valley Oil, we take pride in delivering discount heating oil in the Hudson Valley in any weather – but we can’t do that without your help! Please help us keep our promise to you of reliable, on-time deliveries – and keep our crews stay safe – by making these preparations for a heating oil delivery. […]

Heating Oil 101: Reading your oil tank gauge

If you’re a will call customer (that is, if you choose to manage your own heating oil deliveries rather than opting for automatic delivery from Valley Oil), one of the most important responsibilities you have is to keep an eye on your heating oil gauge – especially when temperatures drop here in the Hudson Valley. Fortunately, […]

How do I prevent my oil from freezing?

Heating oil is one of best ways to heat your home or commercial space here in the Hudson Valley: it’s safe and efficient, and burning it produces more heat than any other fuel. Another great characteristic of fuel oil is that it can be stored for at a later date, which means you can order […]

Save on heating bills

How can I save on heating bills this fall and winter?

Temperatures are dropping here in Dutchess and Ulster counties – which means that the bills for your heating oil deliveries will be rising soon enough. To try to keep that rise to a minimum, it pays to invest some time, money, and effort to improve the energy efficiency in your Hudson Valley home. Here are […]

Heating oil run-out

How do I prevent a heating oil run-out?

If you own an oil-fired heating system, one challenge you might encounter is keeping track of how much heating oil is in your tank, especially during an unexpected cold snap. The truth is, when temperatures drop, you’ve got a lot on your mind – making sure your kids are safe, for example, or taking care of […]

What is a good temperature to set your thermostat?

About nine out of ten Americans say they rarely or never program their thermostat, according to a recent survey. If you’re a member of that majority, we have a suggestion that could save you a hundreds of dollars year after year: take a few minutes and get to know that little box on your wall. […]

Furnace heating

How efficient are fuel oil furnaces?

When it comes to choosing a way to heat your home, there are a number of reasons to choose a heating oil furnace. For one, an oil furnace can be installed anywhere – you don’t need to hook up to a pipeline like you do with natural gas. Oil is also safer than gas (natural […]