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Keep up to date on all the services, advice, and insight that Fuel Services has to offer the Greater Springfield, MA area concerning home heating oil, propane, and home comfort services, including heating and cooling systems, plumbing, and more. We strive to keep you informed and safe all year. These articles will help keep you and your family ahead of the energy industry curve.

 
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Tune-Up 101

  “Tune-up” is a term that’s frequently heard in not only the home comfort industry, but in virtually every service industry. Though regular tune-ups are far too often overlooked, they are one of the most important services our industry offers. A properly performed tune-up assures you that your system is operating at peak safety, reliability, […]

Central Air or Ductless? Choosing The Right Cooling System

  When choosing a new air conditioning system, make sure you are getting the right equipment for your home. Central air conditioners and heat pumps both perform similar functions, but are best suited for different types of homes. Before choosing your new system, read our blog to learn which type, ductless or central air, is […]

It’s Spring in the Valley – Get out there!

Spring brings lots of reasons to want to get outside, and our region has lots of family-friendly activities! The World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast This Saturday, May 13 in Downtown Springfield is the World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast! Tickets are $1 for children and $3 for adults. You can’t beat that price! It’s a great community event bringing […]

Climb Aboard the S Trane

Anyone who has done business with Fuel Services knows that we are passionate proponents of advancing the technology of the home comfort industry. You can see it from our service vehicles, which are all equipped with computers to give our technicians instantaneous information about your equipment, to the very fuels we put in your tank […]

It’s Time to Talk Tanks

Heating oil tanks are generally very well constructed and extremely durable, and you can rely on them to store your oil without any issue. Most tanks are built to last 10-20 years – if not longer – and secure against the ravages of time or almost anything Mother Nature throws at it.   That said, […]

The Science of B5 Ultra Blend

It’s easy for any fuel marketer to say the fuel they offer is the “best.” When you hear us say that the B5 Ultra Blend we deliver is better for both your equipment and the earth, we understand that some may consider that standard-issue “marketing-speak.” Fair enough. The best way to put some substance behind […]

Winter Storm Warning

  Western Mass and Northern CT are expecting to be hit with snow throughout the day tomorrow. As a way to keep our team safe during this storm, we will be operating with a smaller crew and deliveries may not arrive until Friday. We will do our best to serve each and every customer in […]

On the Road With Propane

It’s safe, it’s green, it’s reliable, it’s clean. These are the virtues of propane, one of the most versatile heating fuels in the country, and much, much more. How clean is it? It’s an approved, clean fuel listed in the 1990 Clean Air Act and the Energy Policy Act of 1992, and is one of […]

Winter Tips for Fuel Delivery

Winter in New England can be very unpredictable! With snow and extreme temperatures, it is important to make sure you plan ahead and remember these tips to help make receiving your fuel easier! Plan Ahead. If you are on our Automatic Delivery program, you have no need to worry, as we do the planning for […]

Propane: More Than Words

You know that consumers around the country use propane for heating and cooling homes, hot water, cooking, refrigeration, drying clothes, pool heaters, fueling the fireplace, and much more. Propane is one of the nation’s most versatile sources of energy, and more than 8 million American households use it today. It’s a clean-burning natural resource used […]