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Keep a Full Propane Supply This Summer

The start of summer is a time for seeing friends and family, taking day trips—or vacations!—and…stocking up on propane. That last one often surprises people, but ensuring you have a full stock of this cost- and energy-efficient fuel in the summer can make a big difference when fall comes around. Here are four reasons why […]

Summer Storm Tips For Propane Safety

Along with the noise and news coverage of a summer thunderstorm, there’s also actual danger. With that in mind, it’s important to the team at Pioneer Oil and Propane that you have the proper propane equipment and that you’re prepared to take the right steps to keep your Central Massachusetts home and family safe. Pre-Storm […]

5 Reasons To Grill With Propane

May is National Barbecue Month! How are you planning on grilling in your Massachusetts backyard? If you’ve been using briquettes—or anything besides propane—take a look at these five reasons to rethink your approach to grilling. Propane offers the following benefits—and more! It creates a reduced carbon footprint. Propane burns more cleanly than charcoal. In fact […]

Beware The Rush To Electrification

Back in February, people across the United States looked on as a deep freeze in Texas led to unexpected and devastating power outages. It was hard to watch and, we know, much harder to experience. We’re seeing that a few times a year, our power is knocked out by a storm and huge numbers of […]

Practicing Water Heater Safety In Your Home

About one out of every 10 fires started by home heating systems are related to the home’s water heater, according to a home heating study conducted by the National Fire Protection Association. Using the water heater in your Massachusetts home is not something to shy away from, but it’s important to be familiar with the […]

Moving In The Right Direction With Home Fuel

Earth Day 2021 Earth Day is this week, but the ideas behind Earth Day should be on our minds 365 days a year. When you think about Earth Day as it relates to your Massachusetts home, what comes to mind? Recycling, using less energy, running appliances more efficiently, saving water—there are endless possibilities. One primary […]

Tips For Thermostat Success This Summer

How often do you really think about the thermostat in your Massachusetts home? Our guess is not much. For the most part, people think of their thermostat when they’re feeling too hot or too cold, and that’s pretty much it. You could save 10% or more every month, just by putting some more thought into […]

Heating Maintenance: Spring Is The Right Time

It may be spring, but that doesn’t mean that your heating system doesn’t still need some attention. In fact, it may need more TLC than ever, now that it’s finally getting a break after running for a few months straight. By the end of winter, homeowners in Massachusetts are ready for the warmer weather and […]

Protect Your HVAC System From Flood Damage

From cleanup costs, to personal and sentimental loss, to mold damage, to your home’s structure, to the off-putting smell you might have to deal with, flood damage is often nothing less than devastating. Homd Flooding Precautions What are the threats to a home heating system when a house floods? It is often next to impossible […]

Water Heaters: Switching From Electric To Propane

When you think about what you want out of a water heater, a few things probably come to mind: You’re probably looking for a consistent supply that comes in at your desired temperature without a wait. This should happen without bringing harm to the environment—and it shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. These […]