Category Archives for "Heating Oil"

Oil To Gas Conversion And New AC In Bala Cynwyd, PA

Oil To Gas Conversion And New AC In Bala Cynwyd, PAWe live in an area where there are lots of older homes. In some places around the Bala Cynwyd area, homes can even be over 100 years old. That was the case with this older home that we visited, which was right around 100 years old. The homeowner, Juan, had...

Troubleshooting Tips For An Oil Furnace In Havertown, PA

Oil Furnace Troubleshooting TipsDo you have an oil furnace? Is it leaving you out in the cold this Winter?  Here are some easy troubleshooting tips to help you figure out what’s wrong and whether you need to call someone, like the experts here and John Cipollone Inc.!Make sure your thermostat is on Heating and set above room temperature. So if...

How to Read an Oil Tank Gauge: Homeowner’s Guide

How to Read an Oil Tank Gauge: Homeowner’s Guide For homes that utilize oil heating systems, understanding how to read an oil tank gauge becomes crucial. In this guide, we delve into the essentials of reading an oil tank gauge, ensuring you never get caught in the cold. I have been working with oil heating furnaces for 20+ years now,...

Replacing An Oil Furnace: Ultimate Homeowner’s Guide

Replacing An Oil Furnace: Ultimate Homeowner’s Guide When considering replacing a furnace replacement, oil vs. gas is a consideration. Maybe you want to go with a heat pump or an electric furnace. In this article, I will provide you with the ultimate homeowner’s guide or what you need to know about replacing an oil furnace. I will cover the things...

Cleaning An Oil Furnace Heat Exchanger: Maintenance Guide

Cleaning An Oil Furnace Heat Exchanger: Maintenance Guide Cleaning out an oil furnace is essential to getting the most out of your heating system. John Cipollone Inc. has been in the heating and air conditioning business since 1953 and started primarily dealing with oil heating. I personally have been working with oil furnaces for about 15+ years, and have plenty...

Fuel Oil Cost Savings Tips (2023)

Fuel Oil Cost Savings Tips Knowing how to maximize savings on your energy bills is the beginning of a beautiful relationship with your oil furnace or boiler. These 8 tips will leave you feeling cozy and warm this winter and give you a glow of satisfaction that you were able to save money on your heating bills this winter! Schedule...

Do You Need A Carbon Monoxide Detector With Oil Heat?

Do You Need A Carbon Monoxide Detector With Oil Heat? [Plus More FAQs] The short answer is this - any appliance or heat source that uses combustible sources of fuel requires a carbon monoxide detector.  All furnaces or heating systems that burn fossil fuel produce carbon monoxide (CO), a silent but deadly gas. Whether you are utilizing natural gas or...

Why Am I Using So Much Heating Oil And How Can I Save Oil?

Understanding what the simple adjustments are that we can make to maximize our oil furnace efficiency is the first step to saving real dollars. And understanding how much oil an optimally operating furnace should use can help us understand when it may be time to call in a HVAC expert. 5 Reasons You're Using Too Much Heating Oil If you...

The Pros And Cons Of Oil Heating

The Pros And Cons Of Oil Heating Here in the Haverford area and throughout PA, about 15% of homes rely on oil heat exclusively. If you are looking for a new home, one of the things to consider is how a home is heated and cooled, since this will significantly impact your monthly budget. You should know about the pros and...

How Long Do Oil Tanks Last

How Long Do Heating Tanks Last?If you have a home with oil heat, have you ever wondered how long your oil tanks last and how you know when they need replacing?  This is a common question we get from our customers here at John Cipollone, Inc.  Especially if you are moving to a home in the Villanova area with oil...

Cap Budget: The Best Way To Save Money On Home Heating Oil

Cap Budget: The Best Way To Save Money On Home Heating Oil In 2023 If you’re worried about what next winter’s home heating oil bill will look like, then now’s the time to take control and lock into the best possible pricing before the cold weather arrives. Cap budget pricing for your heating oil locks you into the year’s best...

What To Do If You Run Out Of Heating Oil

What You Should Do If You Run Out Of Heating Oil (And How To Avoid It) Running out of heating oil can be stressful and even a little scary, especially in the middle of the winter. Once that happens, you can no longer heat your home. Depending on your other appliances, you also may not have hot water or be...