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How To Minimize Risks Of Heating Oil Run-Out

February 1, 2021

Running out of heating oil or propane during a Massachusetts winter is no fun: apart from the obvious inconvenience and hazards of not having heat to keep your family safe and comfortable, it also creates …

Drive In And Fuel Up!

January 18, 2021

Visit Our Filling Station In Peabody, MA!If you’re a Holden Oil customer, you probably know we offer a complete line of heating oil and propane services for your home. But did you know we offer …

2021 Home Comfort Resolutions For Your Home

January 4, 2021

I think it’s safe to say that we’re all glad to have 2020 officially behind us so we can move on to what’s in store for 2021. Before we do, here are some suggestions for …

Why Is My Furnace Making Odd Noises?

December 21, 2020

If you have owned your furnace for a while, you probably know the range of sounds it makes when it’s operating normally. But sometimes, it makes one that you don’t expect – a bang here, a …

Propane Space Heater Safety Tips For Your Home

December 14, 2020

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), space heaters account for more than two out of every five house fires in the U.S. – second only to cooking accidents as a cause of household fires. …

How To Read Your Home Fuel Tank Gauge

December 7, 2020

If you do choose to manage your own heating oil or propane deliveries, one simple but important task you’ll need to master is reading your tank gauge. It’s pretty easy to do: if you haven’t …

Preparing For Your Next Heating Oil Delivery

November 17, 2020

Our dedicated delivery teams work hard every day to give you reliable heating oil deliveries in the North Shore – but when severe winter weather strikes here in Massachusetts, we can sure use a helping hand. …

Condensing Vs. Non-Condensing Boilers: What’s The Difference?

November 9, 2020

More than a decade ago, most of Europe banned the use of non-condensing boilers for use in existing homes and new construction. In the US, however, you can still buy non-condensing boilers, which top out …

AFUE Furnace Ratings: What Is Considered “Good”?

November 2, 2020

AFUE is one of the most important measures for heating appliances, including furnaces, boilers, or water heaters. But what exactly does AFUE mean, and what does an AFUE rating tell you about your equipment? An AFUE …

Things you should know about heating oil tanks

Heating Oil Tanks: 5 Things You Should Know

October 19, 2020

If you own a Massachusetts home that was built in or before 1990 that still has its original heating oil tank, chances are it’s overdue for a replacement. If you’re unclear whether or not you should …