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Automatic Delivery Customers – Help Us Prevent Accidental Holiday Season Run-Outs

December 18, 2018
One of the best things about automatic heating oil delivery from Rucci is that it helps prevent costly and potentially dangerous heating oil run-outs. But since Automatic Delivery relies on computer modeling estimates to determine when you are ready for a heating oil or biofuel delivery (based on your past usage and the current weather), […]

Have You Checked Your Furnace Filters yet This Heating Season?

November 27, 2018
A modern heating furnace can last 15 years or more – if it is well maintained. The good news is that one of the best things you can do to maintain your furnace is also one of the easiest: check its air filter once a month during the heating season, and change or clean it […]
Six Ways to Reduce Hot Water Usage

Six Ways to Reduce Hot Water Usage

October 11, 2018
Imagine a gallon of milk in your refrigerator. Now imagine 70 of them. If you live in the average American household, that’s about how much hot water you’ll use every day – and you’re paying to heat every single one of them. It’s no wonder, then, that heating water typically accounts for an average of […]
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What Temperature Setting Is Best for Your Home?

September 14, 2018
If you’re like nine out of ten of your fellow Americans, says the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, you have never programmed your home thermostat. That’s a shame, because managing the temperature of your home with a thermostat is one of the easiest ways to save on energy bills. If you use it correctly, a thermostat […]

Six A/C Installation Tips for Homeowners

July 23, 2018
When you hire a professional contractor for a cooling equipment installation, you want the process to go smoothly from day one to completion so you can enjoy the comforts of home quickly and for years to come. The question is how do you make sure things flow that way? As with all investments, it takes […]

Don’t forget to check and change your A/C filters!

July 2, 2018
A central air conditioner can last a 15 years or more if it’s well maintained – and one of the best ways to do that is also one of the simplest: check your air filter once a month during the cooling season, and change or clean it when it’s dirty. A clogged air filter makes your […]

Seven Tips for Maintaining Your Ductless AC System

May 30, 2018
A Mini-Split Air Conditioner is an incredibly efficient way to cool your New Jersey or Staten Island home – if you maintain it properly. Here are a few things you can do to keep your mini A/C system running like clockwork in the steamy months to come. Focus on filters – A clogged air filter […]

Four Things That Winter 2017-18 Taught Us

April 18, 2018
Now that the buds are finally appearing on trees in and around New Jersey and Staten Island, we can finally have a little perspective on winter 2017-18 – a strange one, by almost any measure. The biggest takeaway, of course, is that unpredictability seems to be the new normal: from 30-degree temperature swings to rapid-fire […]

Spring – The Perfect Time for a Heating System Tune-Up

March 26, 2018
Well, somewhere between the snowflakes, spring arrived to New Jersey and Staten Island last week – which means it’s time to start thinking about the warmer days and colorful blooms to come. But before we put away the snow blowers and put a bow on another winter, let’s do one last thing: schedule an annual […]

What Is Bioheat® Fuel, and Why Should I Use It?

February 26, 2018
Looking for a way to reduce your home’s impact on the environment without converting your oil-fired home heating system? Just switch to Bioheat® fuel. Bioheat is a clean-burning alternative to traditional home heating oil – and we have plenty of it on hand (we blend it ourselves) to keep you warm this heating season. Don’t […]