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What do to when your CO detector beeps

Posted: May 20, 2019

A build-up of carbon monoxide in your Hudson Valley home can be dangerous – or even deadly. That’s why NY State requires carbon monoxide detectors in most homes, including all newly constructed homes. But a carbon monoxide detector won’t help much if you don’t know what to do when it goes off. To keep your family […]

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Don’t let your heating oil tank sit empty this heating offseason

Posted: May 13, 2019

As Memorial Day creeps up on us, we’re sure you’re fantasizing about the day when you won’t have to set the thermostat for “heat” anymore this spring…and believe us, it’s coming sooner or later.

Five reasons to chuck your charcoal and grill with propane

Posted: May 6, 2019

Stop us if you’ve heard (or experienced) this one: It’s a hot, late-spring afternoon in the Hudson Valley and your family is psyched for a barbecue when you reach for the bag of briquettes –only to realize that there’s not enough to cook the thick hunk of meat that’s been marinating in your fridge for […]

Why install a propane gas detector?

Posted: April 22, 2019

If you use propane appliances in your Hudson Valley home, you probably already know that a propane gas leak has a distinct rotten egg odor. Except when it doesn’t. Sometimes, conditions can give rise to a phenomenon known as “propane odor loss” – a state that can result from: Excessive air, water, or rust in your […]

Swim earlier (and later) with a propane pool heater

Posted: April 15, 2019

April 27, 2019 is probably not a date you’ve marked on your calendar yet, but if you love swimming in your pool at home, you just might want to. In case you’re not up on your National Celebration Days, that’s National Pool Opening Day – a day of celebration if there ever was one for those […]

Four reasons to take care of your heating system this spring

Posted: April 8, 2019

Most people don’t think a whole lot of time thinking about their furnace or boiler once spring arrives – they’ve already fast-forwarded to planning their garden (or working on their tan, if they REALLY want to put the cold weather in their rear view). But spring is actually one of the best times of year […]

Bottini EZ Pay and Price Cap protection: Two heating season stress busters

Posted: April 1, 2019

Short days, cold weather, slushy streets, and black ice make winter and early spring stressful enough here in the Hudson Valley – why add to that stress will unpredictable heating fuel bills? If you have been paying your heating bills month-to-month, you have probably experienced quite a billing rollercoaster over the last few heating seasons […]

Score a heating or air conditioning deal with the Swing into Spring event from Bottini Fuels

Posted: March 25, 2019

Early spring is usually the best time to buy heating equipment and cooling equipment for your Hudson Valley home: finding a preferred appointment time for your installation is a breeze compared to peak season, and prices are typically their lowest of the year. That’s never been truer than this year, thanks to the Bottini Fuels […]

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 […]