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Three Ways to Cut Stress This Heating Season

Posted: October 19, 2016

Cutting stress

Fall is in full swing in the Catskills, and with it comes the need to heat your home. But using your heating oil system doesn’t need to be a stressful experience.

Here are three ways to keep your cool this heating season:

  1. Sign up for a Big Paw or Little Paw Service Plan – Routine maintenance for your heating equipment from a qualified Black Bear technician will keep your equipment operating at its best, and will help catch small issues before they become big problems (about 80 percent of HVAC repairs result from improper maintenance). When you sign up for a Black Bear Big Paw or Little Paw Service Plan, you’ll know that your heating system will be ready to work hard when you need it most.
  2. Sign up for EZ Pay – Sticker shock from an unexpectedly high heating bill can really take some of the joy out of your holidays. With Black Bear’s EZ Pay plan, you’ll know exactly what your bills will be every month, since they’re always exactly the same. EZ Pay also includes a price cap, which means your fuel price won’t go up above a certain price no matter what happens in the oil markets. Contact us today to learn more about this great option.
  3. Consider investing in an equipment upgrade – Today’s boilers and furnaces are smarter, more efficient, and more reliable than heating systems of the past. If your equipment is more than 10 years old – even if it has been well maintained – it could be better for your wallet in the long run (and your peace of mind in the short run) to invest in a new, high efficiency heating system.

Don’t stress out this heating season – contact Black Bear today to sign up for these and other great services for your heating oil powered home!