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Keep up to date on all the services, advice and insight that FSi Oil and Propane 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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Routine Heating Maintenance: 5 Big Benefits

December 21, 2020

A home heating system is a major investment for any homeowner – and like any investment, it needs to be protected. The best way to do that is to have professional heating service performed on your equipment every year. Here are five important reasons to give your furnace or boiler the care it needs with […]

Can A Kerosene Heater Be Used Indoors?

December 14, 2020

Kerosene heaters can provide a potent source of heat – but they require special considerations when it comes to using them in your Massachusetts home or work space. Kerosene Heating Basics Don’t know much about kerosene heaters? Here are the basics. A kerosene heater operates much like a kerosene lamp you might use for camping: […]

How To Avoid A Holiday Plumbing Emergency

December 7, 2020

It may be a lower-key holiday season than usual this year, but many of us will still gather with family for dinners in the coming weeks – and those dinners present “perfect storm” conditions for plumbing emergencies. If you want to avoid a holiday plumbing disaster, here are some tips. Plumbing Care In The Kitchen Avoid […]

What Is A Propane Gas Log Set?

November 17, 2020

Everyone loves the hypnotic glow of a home hearth. The problem – at least if you have a traditional wood burning fireplace – is how much effort it takes to get just a few hours of relaxation. But what if you could enjoy that same relaxing, hypnotic glow with just the click of a remote? […]

10 Uses For Propane In Your Home

November 9, 2020

Mention propane to most people and they think of barbecue or RV tanks. But propane can be used for just about any appliance operating inside or outside your home, fueled discreetly from a single, reliable, and ultra-safe propane tank. Here are 10 ways you can use propane in and around your home: Water Heaters – […]

A Home Water Filtration System: 9 Benefits

November 2, 2020

Water is vital to your health, and to hundreds of processes happening every day in your body. The problem is that most people today drink water that contains harmful contaminants – whether that water comes from your city or even from a bottle. The safest and simplest way to make sure your water is truly […]

What does a furnace inspector look at?

What Does A Furnace Inspector Look At?

October 20, 2020

Routine heating maintenance and professional inspections are keys to keeping your furnace in top shape through the long Massachusetts winter. But what goes into a good furnace inspection, and what problems might it uncover? Let’s take a closer look. Heating System Inspection Areas A complete, professional furnace and forced-air tune-up by a NATE-certified inspector will […]

What is the difference between Bioheat® and regular heating oil?

Comparing Bioheat® And Regular Heating Oil

October 15, 2020

If you use heating oil in your home, you’ve probably at least heard of Bioheat.® But how much do you really know about this great new fuel, and how is it different than conventional home heating oil? Let’s take a look. Bioheat Basics Bioheat is a fuel made by blending ultra-low sulfur heating oil (ULSHO) […]

Energy saving tips for the upcoming heating season

Energy Saving Tips For Heating Season

October 14, 2020

Fall is in full swing here in Massachusetts, with peak colors arriving all over Greater Springfield and throughout New England. Soon, temperatures will be dropping – and heating bills will be rising. Want to keep those bills as low as possible? Try these energy saving tips. Home Efficiency Checklist Use your windows to your advantage […]

Now available at FSi: Propane tank monitors!

Now Available: Propane Tank Monitors!

September 28, 2020

Automatic propane delivery is a great way to take the stress out of managing your fuel supply, and to prevent costly propane run-outs; when you consider that it’s FREE, it’s really hard to beat. But as good as it is, automatic delivery does have its limitations – mostly because it relies on estimates (based on your […]