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What Determines the Cost of Heating Oil?

A Primer on Pricing If you’re like most, you keep an eye on your budget. Prices on just about everything have seen some uncomfortable highs over the past few years. Groceries, gas, travel—just about everything costs more these days. Supply and demand along with some other factors affect how much everything costs. That includes the […]

Remember to Keep Your Heating Oil Tank Full This Summer

Avoid the Sludge! As someone who lives in the Hudson Valley, you can’t afford to forget about your heating system during the winter months. And you’re in real trouble if you get caught with an empty heating oil tank. If you’re a responsible heating oil customer, you routinely check your tank’s level and call for […]

Should I Buy a Home That Uses Heating Oil?

The Benefits of Oil Heat Are you looking to purchase a home in the Hudson Valley? If you are, there are a lot of factors to consider: How many bedrooms do you need? Do you want an open concept? Do you want a home that’s move-in ready, or are you willing to go with a […]

What Are the Advantages of Automatic Delivery?

You’ll Be Giving Yourself Peace of Mind Chances are you don’t have the time or interest in keeping an eagle eye on your fuel gauge—especially during the winter months when your usage is likely to peak. But unless you have automatic delivery, that’s exactly what you have to do to avoid a fuel run-out and […]

5 Reasons Heating Oil is Still a Great Fuel

Safe, efficient and more eco-friendly every day! These days, Hudson Valley homeowners have many choices for their home heating. But if your furnace or boiler uses oil, then you enjoy a safe fuel that provides robust heat and releases fewer emissions than ever before. Valley Oil has served New York families since 1996. We’ve seen […]

How To Be Ready for a Winter Oil Delivery

A Checklist for the Season All year long you take steps to stay safe and keep your family safe in your Hudson Valley home. Winter brings its own unique set of safety concerns. There’s cold, snow, and ice to contend with. Our region has already had a record-breaking winter in terms of temperatures, and more […]

Need Help Paying Your Heating Bills?

Help Is Available The past two years have been particularly difficult for many of us. If an illness (be it Covid or something else), the loss of a spouse, the loss of a job, or any other financial hardship has left you struggling to pay your heating bill each month, Valley Oil wants you know […]

What Influences Heating Oil Prices?

Market Basics This has been a challenging time for a lot of American families. We’ve seen record-breaking inflation. Ukraine is still under attack, and the ramifications of that war are being felt around the world. For over a year there has been volatility in the heating oil market. And when the price of oil goes […]

What Kind of Oil Is Heating Oil?

The Basics Although we’ve enjoyed some mild days this month, the heating season is here. Temperatures have already dipped, and thermostats have been turned up. Sweaters and jackets are making an appearance again. That also means furnaces and boilers throughout the Hudson Valley have already begun working to keep their homes comfortably warm. Now that […]

Heating Oil FAQs

Is It the Right Choice for Your Hudson Valley Home? Fall is here and chances are you’ve already begun turning up the thermostat. This is the beginning of the heating season, which means your boiler or furnace is going to consume more heating oil now than it did during the warmer and milder months. Have […]