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Using an Air Purifier to Improve Your Sleep Quality

Better indoor air quality can be the key to a better night’s sleep. A lot of different things can affect how well you sleep at night. Diet, screen usage, stress and overall health can make getting a decent night’s slumber a real trial. And if you’re not enjoying sufficient sleep regularly, virtually every other aspect […]

Do Ductless A/C Units Have Air Filters?

How to maintain the filters on your ductless mini-splits. At Cubby Oil & Energy, we are installing more and more ductless AC systems around the greater Boston area. These systems provide efficient, reliable summer cooling without the need for ductwork. We’re always thrilled by the rave reviews these state-of-the-art products receive from our customers. But […]

Check Your Furnace’s Air Filter in the Summer, Too!

Your filter gets a workout from your central A/C in warmer months. When was the last time your home’s furnace clicked on? With temperatures rising in our part of New England, it’s possible you haven’t thought about your home heating equipment in a while. But out of sight, out of mind isn’t a good policy […]

What are the Best Central Air Temperature Settings?

We help you balance cool summer comfort and energy savings. One of the joys of living in the Boston area is the relief that comes as spring turns to summer. This time of the year in New England is filled with blossoms and perfectly warm afternoons. Soon, though, we’ll be facing sweltery weather in Massachusetts. […]

How to Avoid a Water Heater Failure

Water heater maintenance you can do yourself — and ways that Cubby can help. A well-operating water heater is essential for maintaining a comfortable and livable home. Just think about all the crucial parts of your day that require hot water: Taking an invigorating morning shower Washing your hands to prepare meals for your family […]

The Different Types of Air Purifiers

Find the perfect indoor air quality product for your home. The arrival of spring can be a relief — no more shoveling snow, salting the sidewalks or bundling up every morning to take out the trash. In Boston and surrounding towns, the days are longer. Soon, families will be turning on grills and enjoying some […]

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Home Heating System

At Cubby, we know furnaces, boilers and ductless systems. Did you know that spring is one of the best times to update your home heating equipment? Firstly, with days getting milder, you won’t be relying on your heating system for around-the-clock home comfort. Additionally, the Cubby Oil & Energy team has more availability since our […]

What Happens If You Run Out of Heating Oil?

Our automatic heating oil delivery service keeps your tank filled. If you’ve ever run out of heating oil on an icy New England night, you can attest that it’s not fun. Your home is left without a functioning boiler or furnace. Your water heater might also be left cold. You could well be left wearing […]

Benefits of Whole-House Air Humidifiers

We have indoor air quality solutions to improve your health and comfort. How stir-crazy does your family get when it gets icy cold or there’s rain, sleet and snow coming down outside? No one likes to be stuck inside all day, but the frigid winters in Greater Boston can be unforgiving. You sometimes don’t have […]

What Fuel Do Radiators Use?

Boiler heating systems provide excellent cold-weather comfort. Homes in greater Boston have a range of different heating systems. These systems use various equipment, heat delivery pathways and energy sources. Some run on electricity, while others rely on gas or heating oil. If you recently moved into or purchased a home with radiators, then you are […]