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Why Is There No Air Coming from Vents in My House?

If you have forced air heating (a system with a furnace and ducts rather than a boiler with baseboards or radiators) in your Worcester-area home, then one of the most common problems you will encounter is low airflow.

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Why Does My Furnace Smell Funny?

Fall is fast approaching, and before you know it your furnace will be hard at work keeping your family warm and safe in your Massachusetts home.

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Fall Home Efficiency Tips

Fall is fast approaching here in Central Massachusetts – which means the season’s first heating bill won’t be far behind.

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Why Do I Need a Propane Tank Monitor?

We love Automatic Propane Delivery here at Pioneer Oil and Propane – it’s a free way to avoid the cost, inconvenience, and potential dangers that can come from propane gas run-outs and to manage your propane deliveries throughout the year.


Propane Thunderstorm Safety

Summer can produce some nail-biting thunderstorms here in the Northeast, although these awesome displays of nature can linger into the fall.

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What Should I Do If My Carbon Monoxide Detector Goes Off?

A build-up of carbon monoxide in your Massachusetts home can be dangerous – or potentially deadly – for your family, which is why the State of Massachusetts requires carbon monoxide detectors in most homes.

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How to Put out a Propane Gas Grill Fire

Propane is one of the safest sources of home energy around – but like any fuel, you have to use it with care, and know what to do if an emergency arises inside or outside your Massachusetts home.

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Why Have a Propane Fire Pit?

As hot as it has been here in Massachusetts the last month, there will come a time – soon, in fact – where evenings will cool and outdoor entertainment season 2019 will start to wind down.

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Save on Home Energy Bills When You’re on Vacation

If you’re planning to spend a few weeks in the Cape or Nantucket this summer, you have probably budgeted for your rental – or for the utility costs in your offseason home.

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Which Kind of Pool Heater Should I Use?

If you own an outdoor pool in Central Massachusetts, you probably know that the weather here in the Worcester area can vary quite a bit in the summer…