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Is Kerosene A Gas Or An Oil?
Posted: April 10, 2023

Is kerosene right for you?

kerosene sparta, nj Kerosene has been an efficient, reliable heating and lighting fuel for homes and businesses in northern NJ for over a century, but if you’re not familiar with this fuel, you may not even be sure whether kerosene is a gas or an oil.

As one of the only kerosene dealers in the North Jersey area, we are a nearby source for your fuel, and we can also tell you about kerosene furnaces and heaters. Read on to learn more about what kerosene is and how it can provide affordable comfort – with the help of Fredericks Fuel!

What exactly IS kerosene, anyway? (It’s oil!)

Kerosene is a lighting, heating and cooking fuel that has always been a popular option for our commercial and residential customers. Its name comes from the ancient Greek word for “wax,” but today’s modern kerosene is a clear liquid oil that is much less volatile than gasoline, and not as thick or gummy.

Kerosene is known as a fuel for stoves and lanterns, and even home furnaces, but it can be hard to come by. That’s why homes and businesses in Northern NJ rely on Fredericks Fuel as a safe, professional supplier of kerosene.

Benefits of kerosene

There are several advantages to relying on kerosene as your heating and lighting oil of choice, including:

Trust Fredericks Fuel as your local kerosene fuel supplier

Now that you know what kerosene is and how this heating and lighting fuel can help your family save, you may be on the hunt for your own supply! If you are looking for dependable kerosene heating in West Milford, Oak Ridge, Sparta, Wantage, Riverdale and surrounding towns, we look forward to welcoming you as a customer of Fredericks Fuel & Heating Service! Customers can pick up kerosene from our plant in Wantage, NJ, or we offer convenient delivery of larger quantities of kerosene.