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What To Do If You Lose Heat In Your Home

Your home heating system is on the job eight or nine months a year here in northern New Jersey, so it’s no surprise that from time to time may have an issue arise with your furnace or boiler—especially if it’s an older model. But before you contact a technician for heating repairs, it’s a good […]

Help! My Furnace Won’t Stop Running!

Your oil furnace works hard to keep you safe and comfortable throughout the long winter here in New Jersey—sometimes a little too hard. If your furnace stays running even after it reaches the temperature you set on your thermostat —or if it runs constantly but never reaches the temperature on your thermostat—it could indicate a […]

Maintaining Your Water Heater: 3 Tips

Have you ever noticed water spots on your spoons, forks and glasses after washing them, or had trouble getting a lather from your soap or shampoo? These could be signs that you have “hard” water – water that contains a higher-than-average amount of minerals (water can be hard and still fall within local, regional, and federal […]

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Auto Delivery: Why Should I Sign Up?

Why mess with managing your heating oil deliveries when you can have our experts do it for FREE? You read that right: there’s no catch or costs to Auto-Delivery from Fredericks Fuel & Heating Service – just no-cost peace of mind. How Does Automatic Fuel Delivery Work? Our delivery and customer service teams use special […]

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Boilers Vs. furnaces: What’s The difference?

Some people refer to their home heating system as a furnace, but that’s not always the case: sometimes, your home actually uses a boiler. Knowing the difference between these two pieces of equipment can be helpful when it comes to getting the most from them or troubleshooting heating problems with a qualified technician. How a […]

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What Is The Capped Price Program?

What is a Price Cap? Life is challenging enough right now without having to guess which way heating oil prices might trend in the coming months. The good news is that with our Capped Price Program, you won’t have to A price cap program limits how much your heating oil price can rise – but […]

System 2000 – A Different Kind Of Boiler!

When it comes to comparing boilers, one measure you’ll hear a lot about is AFUE, or Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency rating. AFUE is a lot like MPG for your car – the higher the number, the more efficiently your boiler runs. The problem is that calculating boiler efficiency in the real world is much more […]

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Monthly Payment Option For Predictability In Uncertain Times

Monthly Payment Option For Predictability In Uncertain Times During uncertain times, a little predictability can go a long way – especially when it comes to money. One sure-fire way to get some predictability back in our lives is to sign up for the convenient and FREE monthly budget program from Fredericks Fuel. Smooth out your […]

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Get More From Your Cooling System: 8 Ways

Getting the best performance possible from your cooling system is important any year, but it’s especially important in 2020 as we spend more time at home than usual in the coming weeks and months. The good news is you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get better performance from your home cooling […]

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When To Replace Your Home Cooling System

A central air conditioning unit is a significant investment for any homeowner – but like any mechanical equipment, it won’t last forever. The truth is that even with regular maintenance by a home cooling expert, a cooling system will only last somewhere between 10 and 15 years – and in the last few of those years, […]