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Please let us know how we’re doing

At Southville Petroleum, our expert technicians, friendly customer service team, and dedicated drivers work hard every day to deliver on our commitment to provide excellent and personal heating service and peace of mind throughout the fall, winter, and early spring. The question is: how well are we doing it? If you’ve had a visit from the Southville Petroleum crew recently – whether for a heating oil delivery for your home, an ultra-low-sulfur diesel delivery for your Long Island business, expert heating equipment service for your oil-fired furnace, boiler, or burner, or any of the other convenient services we offer, we would […]

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Having a No-Heat Holiday? Troubleshoot before Calling for Service

The 2018 holiday season is here, and most of us are eager to get in some quality time with our friends and family in our warm and comfortable Long Island homes.

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Preventing a Heating Oil Run-Out

As busy as we seem to get these days, it’s easy enough to forget a “little thing” like remembering to check the fuel gauge on our heating oil tank. The only problem is running out of heating oil isn’t a “little” problem.

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Five Energy Saving Tips for the Heating Season Ahead

Temperatures are dropping here in fast here in Long Island; before you know it we will be in the heart of heating season – and you will have the heating bills to prove it.

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Heating Oil Sludge – What It Is and How to Prevent It

If you use heating oil to heat your Long Island home, you may already be aware of the problems associated with heating oil sludge – a thick black mixture of dirt, rust, and oxidized fuel that can block your fuel filter.