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Looking for a Discount Heating Oil Supplier in New York?

Here are nine reasons to choose us! It matters who you buy your heating oil from. Not all companies are created equal. There are a number of things to consider. For most homeowners, price is as the top of the list. At Valley Oil, our goal is to keep you smiling and paying less for […]

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 […]

Fill Up Your Oil Tank Before Heating Season Comes!

Don’t Let Your Oil Tank Run Dry. Summer is in full swing here in the Hudson Valley, and your heating system is taking a much-needed rest from almost 10 months of hard work keeping your family safe and comfortable. But before you put your heating system completely out of your mind for the season, we […]

What Are The Best Settings For My Programmable Thermostat?

For most people, a thermostat is a box on the wall that they visit to turn up temperatures when they’re too cold. But if you have a programmable thermostat and that’s all you’re using it for, you’re missing out on an easy way to save 10 percent or more on your home heating oil bill. […]

Budget Plan Enrollment Is Underway Again!

It was an up and down winter weather-wise here in the Hudson Valley – and if you were a Valley Oil will call customer, you probably had a bumpy ride of heating oil delivery bills to show for it. If you had been a Valley Oil Budget Plan customer, on the other hand, you would have […]

What Size Heating Oil Tank Should I Have?

If you’re heating oil storage tank is more than 15 years old, it could be time to think about replacing it – especially if it’s a single-wall steel tank. The question is, how large a heating oil tank will you need? Let’s take a look. Heating Oil Storage Tank Sizing Basics The most common above […]

How To Keep The Dust Down In Your Home

Have you ever noticed a thin layer of dust on surfaces around your home not long after cleaning? Guest what: the problem could be coming from your home heating system. That’s right: one possible cause of that annoying layer of dust could be your forced-air heating equipment. The good news is, if that’s the case, […]

Should My Furnace Be Sounding Like This?!

If you have owned your heating oil furnace for a few years, you probably know the sounds it makes when it’s doing its job – a hum here, a click there, an occasional WHOOSH, and not much more than that. But sometimes, it makes a sound that you don’t expect – a bang or a rattle for […]

How Much Heating Oil Should I Expect To Use This Winter?

One question we get from customers frequently is “how much heating oil will I use this winter?” That’s not an easy question to answer, because there are so many variables to take into account. Here are just some of the factors that influence how much fuel you’ll need: The weather How airtight your home is […]

Should I Convert From Oil Heat To Natural Gas?

Homeowners all over New York State and throughout the country, especially in the Northeast, rely on home heating oil to keep them warm and safe throughout the winter – something people have done for more than a century. Yet some of those homeowners continue to wonder whether or not to switch their heating system to […]