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Spring Safety Tips for Your Propane-Powered Home

Posted: May 4, 2017

Nothing is more important than keeping your family safe – and spring is a great time to review with your loved ones how to handle any emergency in your Hudson Valley home.

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Spring: The Perfect Season to Replace Your Heating Oil Tank

Posted: April 24, 2017

If you have an indoor heating oil tank, it probably has a maximum lifespan of about 25 years or so – which means if your home was built in or before 1995, you’re probably due, or maybe even overdue, for a replacement.

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Benefits of Mitsubishi Mini-Split Systems

Posted: April 18, 2017

Most people choose window air conditioners if they don’t have the ductwork to support central air conditioning. But there is an alternative to those loud, inefficient, light-robbing units: a ductless air conditioner.

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Spring – A Great Time for a Heating System Tune-Up

Posted: April 10, 2017

When most people think about performing springtime maintenance for their home comfort systems, they’re usually thinking about taking care of their air conditioner. But spring is also a great time to get your heating system maintenance out of the way.

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Managing Heating Oil Prices with a Pricing Plan

Posted: April 3, 2017

Choosing among payment options for your home heating oil can be confusing, since it’s impossible to know what will happen with oil prices in a given year. But it still pays to understand what buying options are available to you, and how to choose the plan that’s best for you and your family.

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How Are We Doing?

Posted: March 31, 2017

We’ve been serving up the Bottini Difference to our Pennsylvania and Hudson Valley neighbors for more than six decades – but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn something that will help us do our job better.


Common Heat Pump Problems and How to Fix Them – Part 2 of 2

Posted: March 27, 2017

In our previous blog, we talked about what to do if your heat pump won’t run at all. In this post, we’ll look at two more common heat pump problems: underperformance and improper cycling issues.

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Common Heat Pump Problems and How to Fix Them – Part 1 of 2

Posted: March 21, 2017

A heat pump can be an efficient and versatile home cooling and heating solution – but only if it’s working properly.

In this two-part blog post, we’ll look at some common heat pump problems and how you can address them before you contact us for service.

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Five Things to Know about Propane Gas

Posted: March 13, 2017

If you’re a Bottini customer (or want to become one), you probably already know about the many uses for propane. But how much do you really know about this versatile gas?

Here are five things you might not know about propane – one of the most powerful and home energy fuels around:

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Five Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency Investments for Your Home

Posted: February 21, 2017

If you live in a typical American home, you probably spend more than you have to on energy bills – sometimes significantly more – due to inefficiencies that can be greatly reduced with a little planning and investment.