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Be prepared for spring storms with a propane whole house generator

Posted: March 18, 2019

Severe weather can strike at any moment here in the Hudson Valley, especially during spring storm season – and with that severe weather can come potentially dangerous power outages. One of the best ways to cope with the consequences of severe weather is to invest in a whole house backup generator – a powerful piece of home […]

Spring: A great time to schedule heating system maintenance

Posted: March 7, 2019

With spring just weeks away, most of you are probably itching to get those windows open and leave winter behind. But we have a suggestion before you officially put heating season 2018-2019 in your rearview mirror: have your heating system professionally serviced. We see it every year: Customers call us for heating service during fall […]

Why choose Bottini for propane?

Posted: March 4, 2019

Propane gas is one of the most versatile sources of energy for your Hudson Valley home: not only can it bring the heat, it can also power just about any appliance you can think of – and usually more effectively and efficiently than other fuels. But to enjoy this American-made, eco-friendly fuel, you need a propane […]

Ditch your electric water heater – choose propane instead

Posted: February 25, 2019

If you’re like the average American family, you use about 60-70 gallons of hot water a day in your sinks, showers, and appliances – just shy of a bathtub-full. That’s quite a load for your water heater, and a big reason why water heating accounts for somewhere between 15 and 20 percent of your home energy […]

Automatic delivery customers: Keep us in the loop!

Posted: February 18, 2019

Automatic delivery is a great way to take the worry of managing your supply of heating oiland propane , which can help you prevent costly and potentially even dangerous winter fuel runouts. But as you probably know, the timing of your automatic deliveries is based on averages – specifically, the average amount of heating oil […]

Propane flood safety

Posted: February 11, 2019

Severe weather here in the Hudson Valley – especially in the late winter and early spring – can lead to dangerous flooding that can damage your home and affect your propane systems. But with a little preparation, you can avoid many of the dangers that flooding can bring. Here are some guidelines to safely prepare […]

Clearing the driveway

Help Us Keep Your Fuel Deliveries Coming

Posted: February 4, 2019

Bottini delivery drivers are the best in the business: they’re out there in all kinds of weather and hazardous conditions to make sure your family stays comfortable throughout the long Hudson Valley winter.

Lazy cat in the winter

Keep Your Propane Tank Full, Accessible, and Top-of-Mind This Winter

Posted: January 28, 2019

Winter can get pretty intense here in the Hudson Valley – which is a big reason why so many of our customers turn to the proven heating power of propane gas when the temperature dips.

Outdoor heating oil tank

Six Ways to Prevent Heating Oil Gelling

Posted: January 21, 2019

Having an outdoor heating oil tank in a climate like ours can be problematic, as you may have experienced in recent years here in the Hudson Valley.

House with scarf in the winter

Seven Ways to Lower Heating Costs This Winter

Posted: January 14, 2019

Winter 2019 has officially arrived, and although we have yet to experience those famous bone-chilling Hudson Valley-area temps, heating season is in full swing (and you have the heating bills to prove it!).