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Save Money and Make Your Maine Home More Comfortable with These Efficiency Tips (Part 1)

The technology behind home heating and cooling equipment has taken great strides over the last two decades: today’s machines run quieter, last longer, and are much more efficient than old HVAC systems.


What is a BTU?

You’ve probably heard the term BTU many times before – but do you know what it means?

A BTU (British Thermal Unit) is the amount of energy needed to heat one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.

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Prevent Gelling in Your Outdoor Heating Tank with Blended Kerosene Heating Fuel from Murray Heutz

If you own a mobile home or a home with an outdoor heating tank in Maine, you’re probably familiar — maybe too familiar — with the concept of gel point…

Wishing a Joyful Holiday Season to Our Neighbors in Maine!

As we prepare to turn the page on 2016, we here at MH Oil & Propane wanted to take a moment to thank you for your business – and to remind you that we’re here if you need us this holiday season.

The Six Gifts of Propane

Many people think of propane as a gas made for barbecue grills. But we think of propane as a powerhouse energy source that keeps on giving – all year long, and potentially all over your home.

Keeping Your Gas Furnace Running Safely and Efficiently

Last week, we talked about the pilot light on your propane gas furnace. This week, we’ll help you keep your gas furnace running safely and efficiently.

What Do I Do If My Pilot Light Goes Out on My Propane Gas Furnace?

One of the primary reasons a propane gas furnace stops working is because its pilot light has gone out.

It’s Our Turn to Give Thanks

As a family-owned business, we know how lucky we are to make a living doing what we love – and we’re able to do that thanks to you, our Central Maine neighbors.

Looking to Buy a Propane-Powered Home? Here Are Five Questions to Ask Your Seller

More people than ever are discovering propane for their home as a cleaner alternative to oil, a cheaper choice than…

Four Ways to Prevent Heating Oil Sludge

One of the things we find when performing tune-ups on heating oil furnaces is a build up of thick black sludge in the fuel filter.