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What is Included in a Service Plan?

Protect your heating equipment with tune-ups and discounts on repairs. What kind of protection do you have for your boiler or furnace? Heating equipment is among the most vital and expensive parts of your home. You depend on it to keep your loved ones safe and comfortable during the most blustery days in Boston and […]

Does Your Air Conditioning Need a Repair?

5 warning signs that your central A/C system is struggling We all know that spring is the time for sprucing up homes and preparing for the warm months ahead. You might already be cleaning out the winter clutter in your home or planning which plants to put in your garden. While you’re at it, it’s […]

What Kind of Maintenance Do Water Heaters Need?

Three simple ways to help your hot water system last longer Very few things are as crucial to the comfort of your home as hot water. Think about it — from your morning shower to the moment you turn on the dishwasher after dinner, you count on a steady stream of hot water all day […]

What is a HEPA Air Purifier?

Let us help you find indoor air quality solutions that keep your family healthy. In the coldest weeks of the winter, families tend to spend even more time indoors than usual. And while it can be pleasant to get cozy in your toasty refuge from the frigid Boston area weather, there are definite downsides to […]

Can Heating Oil Freeze?

It may not turn to ice, but freezing fuel can still make you lose your heat In Boston and its surrounding towns, it doesn’t take long for run-of-the-mill winter weather to turn into something much colder — and more dangerous. Already this season, we’ve had multiple nights where temperatures dropped to the teens — and […]

How Long Will Your Water Heater Last?

Don’t wait for your water heater to fail to look for a replacement One of the perks of living in this day and age is having ready access to hot water. It’s easy to take for granted that you’ll get a reliable steam of warm water every time you open a tap. Bu hot showers […]

Need a Commercial HVAC Repair Done Right?

Choose a full-service company for all your commercial heating needs Whether you’re a Boston-area real estate developer, restaurant, hotel, manufacturer or another commercial venture, you can’t afford to have your HVAC system suddenly break down. This is especially true at this time of year, when a heating interruption can be dangerous for workers and staff, […]

How a Whole-House Air Purifier Works

An effective, comprehensive way to improve your indoor air quality We spend 90 percent of our time indoors. And the unfortunate fact is that indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than outdoor air. What does this mean for you and your family? To begin, your indoor air quality has a direct […]

How a Boiler Heats Your Home

Let’s go through the process for your home’s boiler system Winter will officially begin in a few weeks, but here in Boston and its surrounding towns, winter weather is already making its presence felt. If you have a boiler system in your home, your radiators are probably already heating up. At Cubby Oil & Energy, […]

How Does A Furnace Work?

Understanding how forced-air heating systems keep you warm Today, there are many ways to keep your Boston area home warm during the winter. If your home has vents that emit warm air during cold months, you likely have a furnace heating you. Furnaces have existed in some form since the 13th century, when a city […]