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10 TIPS TO MAINTAIN YOUR BOILER THIS WINTER

Posted: December 9, 2019

Here in New York State, your boiler gets a workout in the winter. Make sure it’s ready to handle the job so that it doesn’t break down, leading to a cold home and costly repairs. We have 10 tips for you so you can take good care of your boiler. Turn the boiler on. You […]

HOW TO ESTIMATE YOUR HEATING OIL OR PROPANE USAGE

Posted: December 2, 2019

Planning ahead is a good thing, especially when it comes to expenses this time of year. You’ve got holiday gifts, parties and dinners to spend money on. After that’s all done, the tax man awaits. So it makes sense to get handle on your home’s heating oil or propane usage so you have an idea […]

HOW DO I CHECK THE GAS LEVEL ON MY PROPANE TANK?

Posted: November 25, 2019

As the weather gets colder here in the Hudson Valley and Catskills, you are likely using more propane to heat your home. That means it’s even more important that you regularly check your propane tank gauge levels to see how much propane is in the tank. If you are a will-call customer, this is essential. […]

How to Prepare Your Furnace for Winter

Posted: November 18, 2019

We’ve entered a very busy time of year, what with holiday preparations and everything that goes with the holiday season. But there’s one thing that needs to be at the top of your to-do list: making sure your furnace is ready for the cold winter we get in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. The last […]

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 […]