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Avoid Huge Heating Repair Bills with these Tips

Posted: November 11, 2019

Between the holidays and tax time, we have enough big bills this time of year. Throwing in a big heating repair bill, and your financial plate will be pretty full. We at Bottini Fuel are here to help. We have the experience gained from more than 60 years of serving the Hudson Valley and Catskills […]

No Heat? How to Troubleshoot before Calling for Service

Posted: November 4, 2019

Here in the Hudson Valley and Catskills regions of upstate New York, it can get bone-chilling cold in the winter. Low temperatures regularly are in the teens, and get even worse during cold snaps. No heat in your home in that kind of weather can make your home dangerously cold for you and your family, […]

What Are the Current Heating Oil Prices in Orange County, NY?

Posted: October 25, 2019

When the heating season began on October 1, the average heating oil price in the Upper Hudson region, which includes Orange County, hovered around $3 per gallon—or 6% less than last year at this time. These average rates are based on survey data collected by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) […]

Does Propane Go Bad?

Posted: October 24, 2019

Find out if long-stored propane is still good to use There are so many awesome things propane can do for your Hudson Valley or Catskills home. At Bottini Fuel, we provide propane for all of them. Here are some ways propane improves the quality of life in, and outside, your home: Propane provides even, fast […]

Do I Need to Restart My Furnace After Running Out of Heating Oil?

Posted: October 23, 2019

When your furnace runs out of oil and you lose your heat, you can’t expect it to start up right after your tank has been refilled. Although you can find countless tutorials on-line about how to restart a furnace after it has run out of heating oil, it’s not necessary to do this when you’re […]

Are Boiler Repairs in Orange County, NY Affordable?

Posted: October 22, 2019

If you rely on an experienced heating service company like Bottini Fuel, in most cases we can keep your boiler repair costs at a minimum. By maintaining your equipment properly with the help of an annual Bottini Fuel service plan, you can extend the life of your boiler and prevent many problems from happening in the […]

Propane smoker

Propane vs Electric Smokers: What’s the Big Difference?

Posted: October 16, 2019

Fuel sources are a source of endless debate, pontificating and disagreement in the world of barbecue, grilling and smoking.

In the olden days before refrigeration, meat and other foods were smoked to preserve it.

Checking propane cylinder

How to Know How Much Gas is Left in Your Propane BBQ Cylinder

Posted: October 11, 2019

Everyone knows that there are still some beautiful fall days ahead here in the Hudson Valley. So if you haven’t covered and packed away your outdoor grill yet, you naturally want to make sure you have enough propane left in your grill’s tank for your next fall cookout.

Get the most out of your heating oil

How Long Should 100 Gallons of Heating Oil Last?

Posted: October 10, 2019

We get it. You want to get the most out of the heating oil you get delivered by Bottini Fuel. Especially when we in upstate New York are facing a winter where temperatures average in the 30s for highs and in which AccuWeather predicts we will have above-normal snowfall. Brrrr!

How to Dispose of Propane Tanks

Posted: September 24, 2019

If you’re doing your fall clean-up and decluttering around your Hudson Valley home, it may be tempting to just put your old and empty portable propane tank out with the rest of your garbage on trash day. Don’t do it. For a lot of reasons. Most trash haulers won’t even take propane tanks, no matter […]