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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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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 […]

Fall’s here – time to check the plumbing

Check The Plumbing! Fall’s Here!

September 24, 2020

When you’re writing your fall to-do list in the coming weeks, don’t forget to include an important but often overlooked system in your Massachusetts home: the plumbing. Here’s a fall plumbing checklist to make things a little easier for you. Plumbing Fall Checklist Kitchen / bathroom Check for leaks on all faucets; take care of […]

More comfort and savings: propane can do that!

Propane Can Do That! More Comfort And Savings

September 14, 2020

When you convert your old electric appliances or heating equipment to propane gas, you immediately upgrade your home comfort experience – and save money, too. It starts with energy efficiency, where propane is the hands-down winner over electricity. For one thing, propane generates far more BTUs than an equivalent amount of electricity, so you need […]