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Why Think About Your Heating Oil Tank This Summer?

July 30, 2021

Summer is in full swing here in New York – which means your oil-fired heating system is taking a well-earned rest for the season. But before you put your heating equipment completely out of your …

Well Pumps: A Guide to Making the Right Choice

If you rely on a well for your water, it’s critical to use the right well pump to keep water flowing throughout your home during peak usage hours – and to maintain that pump so …

Market Price, Prebuy and Price Cap: Which to Choose

July 7, 2021

Downey Energy offers several ways to buy propane gas or heating oil– but deciding which option to choose can be confusing, because each has its good points. As with any significant buying decision, it pays …

Propane: Great for Commercial Use, Too

June 21, 2021

Propane gas is one of the smartest and versatile ways to power a home – but don’t sell it short for commercial use, either. Because propane burns hot and clean, commercial propane appliances and heating systems can …

Propane Vs. Electricitiy: Why Switch?

June 14, 2021

Like electricity, propane gas is versatile enough to power almost any appliance in your Hudson Valley home. The difference is that propane will almost always do a better job of it. A propane water heater, for example, …

Summer Propane Safety: Hot Tips

June 7, 2021

You may not have to heat your home with propane during the summer, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you aren’t using propane for other appliances like your built-in grill, water heater, pool or spa heater, …

Storage Vs. Tankless Water Heaters

May 17, 2021

When people think of a water heater, they usually think of a bulky metal cylinder that takes up a sizeable portion of their basement. But imagine if that water heater was the size of a …

Is Your Grill’s Propane Cylinder Full And Certified?

May 11, 2021

May is National BBQ month, which makes it the perfect time to get cooking on your propane grill! But before you set out to take advantage of your grill’s many benefits, it’s a good idea to …

Propane: The Perfect Way To Grill

May 5, 2021

Most of us love the taste of flame-broiled food…but trotting out a charcoal grill and getting it to light can be a real drag, especially on a hot day (or worse, on a rainy one). …

The Pilot Light When Out On My Furnace. What Do I Do?

April 20, 2021

If you have an older gas furnace, one problem you may encounter over the course of a long heating season is a burned-out pilot light. The primary cause of most pilot light failure is wind or …