Water heaters. They will eventually leak, no doubt, our job is to be able to recognize the signs of leakage and advise our customers about replacement before a major problem arisesRead More »
Accidents Really Do Happen
Charles Bursey gives some tips on how to prevent accidentsRead More »
The Oil Pump
Many will say they understand pumps, which come in several types. Here are a few: Centrifugal pump– This pump is not self priming pump. The fluid is sent to the center of the pump’s eye and is moved via rotation of its impeller to the outer walls of the pumps housing. By the fluid’s movement against the outer walls, pressure ...Read More »
The Energy Crunch is Over, Right?
‘OK, the price of oil has dropped, so I don’t need that new equipment after all.” Have you heard that yet? Well, you may soon. From what I have heard the customers are going back to their old tricks. Now is the time to go on the offensive! Don’t let them fall back into the ‘old unit is good enough, ...Read More »
Safety is Good for Us
Domestic water heating issuesRead More »
Fuel Oil Issues
The common problem of cleanliness in fuel oilRead More »
Are You Proactive or Reactive in Tough Times?
I know that most of you have heard the terms mentioned in this title, and I think it’s time to be focused on being proactive in every phase of business during these tough economic times. As I travel on a daily schedule, I meet and chat with many different HVAC contractors, who make no bones in telling me that their ...Read More »
OSV Saves the Day
For the past few months we have been talking about water in tanks and the problems it will cause as well as the oil lines and how to avoid trouble there so the oil gets only to where we want it’the oil burner. We need to get the oil from the storage tank to the oil burner safely. It doesn’t ...Read More »
Which Type of Heating is the Best?
I would guess by now, with all the heating topics that have been mentioned in the media, many of you will have had to answer your customers’ questions about their heating systems. Of course, many of you who are in the business may be as confused as your customers as to how they can upgrade their heating equipment in order ...Read More »
Water: Friend or foe?
Over the summer, many tanks have been subjected to temperature and humidity, both which affect the oil that will be attempted to ignite after long dormancy ' not an easy task for an oil burnerRead More »