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Comparing Market Price, Fixed Price & Pre-Buy Pricing Plans

June 21, 2021

Dorr Oil offers several options for purchasing your heating oil, propane or kerosene—but deciding which option to choose can be confusing, because each option has its pros and cons. The option that works best in …

Does Heating Oil Stay “Fresh” For A Long Time?

May 19, 2021

It’s of utmost importance to keep your heating oil tank at least half full, even in the offseason (if your tank is near empty, now is the perfect time for a heating oil delivery!) And …

What Sized Furnace Do I Need for My 1,500 Sq. Ft. Home?

April 20, 2021

When it comes to heating systems, size matters – but bigger doesn’t always mean better. Right-sizing is critical to making sure that your furnace will run efficiently and keep you comfortable with the least amount of …

Service Plans—A Great Investment For Your Equipment!

March 22, 2021

A furnace or boiler will keep your family warm and comfortable for years to come—but it will only do that if you keep your equipment properly maintained! Routine service by a heating expert will keep …

Propane Hearths Keep You Warm Into Spring—And Beyond!

February 22, 2021

For many years, masonry fireplaces (fireplaces primarily built from brick or stone) have been considered the go-to home hearth system. But masonry fireplaces also have their share of drawbacks. For one, they’re extremely inefficient—in fact, …

“Help, I Have No Heat!” What To Do In A “No Heat” Emergency

January 18, 2021

Your home heating system is on the job eight or nine months a year here in Vermont, so it’s no surprise that you may experience the occasional issues with your existing furnace or boiler—especially if …

Carbon Monoxide Safety 101 For Your Home

December 21, 2020

If you have an appliance that burns fuel in your home, such as a furnace, boiler, water heater, fireplace, or any other device—it emits at least some carbon monoxide (CO) as it operates. If your …

Why Skipping Annual Heating System Tune-up Will Cost You

November 19, 2020

Believe it or not, we’ve passed the halfway point of fall 2020, and so far, it’s been a relatively mild one here in Vermont. However, we all know this will change considerably in short …

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Do You Need a Heating Oil Tank Inspection?

October 30, 2020

Heating oil tanks aren’t that complicated, but they do need some attention if you want to avoid problems down the road. In some cases, problems with an oil tank will be obvious, such as rust, …

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Propane Tank Fill-up: Is Fall A Good Time?

September 30, 2020

Fall is on our doorstep, which makes now the perfect time to get out for some Green Mountain hikes. It’s also a great time to schedule your first propane delivery of the 2020/21 heating season. Fall …