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Service Plans: An Investment For Your HVAC Equipment

Service Plans: An Investment For Your HVAC Equipment If you read this blog, you probably know that routine maintenance is the key to lowering energy bills, and that about 80 percent of the most expensive home heating repairs can be avoided simply by getting a professional tune-up every year. But did you know that a […]

How Efficient Are Today’s Oil Furnaces?

A heating oil furnace is a great option for your home – it can be installed in any town (no pipeline needed), your fuel is safe to use and deliver, and you will always know it can provide enough heat to withstand the most bitter New Jersey winter. Oil furnaces are built to last, too, with […]

Do You Need A New Water Heater?

Do You Need A New Water Heater? Here Are Five Signs To Watch For A water heater is a lot like a lost love—you won’t appreciate it until it quits on you! But if you were paying attention along the way, the warning signs were there before long before things went down the drain. While […]

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 […]