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Not all preventive maintenance is created equal…

More than once on this blog, we’ve talked about the importance of routine annual maintenance in protecting your home heating system investment. But not just any routine annual maintenance. When it comes to your annual tune-up, we make an extra effort compared to most heating oil and HVAC companies – especially when it comes to […]

Why your heating oil is cleaner and greener than ever

If you have a heating-oil fired furnace or boiler and have been looking for a better, more environmentally friendly way to heat your Massachusetts home, we have good news: starting this summer, all oil heat dealers in New England – including Pioneer – will be delivering Ultra-Low Sulfur Heating Oil (USLSHO) for their customers. Three benefits […]

Kitchen propane gas stove

Propane Appliances: The More the Merrier

If you already use propane to power your furnace or boiler, you know how efficient and clean-burning it is.

So why aren’t you using it elsewhere in your home?

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Get More for Less: Home Cooling Hacks for Summer 2018

Upgrading to a new high-efficiency air conditioner can be a smart move – especially if your current cooling system has a decade of summers behind it. But you don’t have to spend a ton of money to get better performance from your A/C.

Condensing boiler

Advantages of a Propane Condensing Boiler

If your home heating system has radiators or baseboards rather than vents, then you also have a boiler lurking somewhere in your basement – one that is going to have to be replaced one day.

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Why It’s Important to Check and Change Your A/C Filters

Your ductless mini-split or central air conditioner can last a decade or more if it’s well maintained by experienced pros.

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Thinking Outside the Box – and Outside Your Home – with Propane

Believe it or not, summer 2018 is less than a month away – which gives you just enough time to make some propane powered upgrades for your outdoor space!

A/C repairman

The Importance of an Annual A/C Check-Up

It may be tempting to skip your home air conditioning system’s annual tune-up, especially if everything seems to be working without any detectable problems. But as it turns out, that could be a costly mistake.

Safety reminder

Nine Propane Safety Reminders for Spring

Spring is a great time to refresh many things in your life – including your memory about propane safety in your Massachusetts home.

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MAD DASH – Save BIG on a Home Heating System Upgrade!

Like winter in Massachusetts (mercifully), a home heating system doesn’t last forever (about 12-15 years, on average) – and there does come a time when a heating system upgrade…