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What Are the Different Types of Water Heaters?

Get the right oil-fired water heater for your home Let’s be honest: we all take our water heater for granted until it stops working. When the hot water goes out in your home, you realize just how important it is. In the average U.S. household, hot water comprises about 20 percent of home energy use. […]

Shocking Spike in Fuel Prices

Dear customers, On October 5, OPEC announced it was slashing production by two million barrels a day. Within just three days, our suppliers had increased the cost of heating oil by 70 cents per gallon. That’s right, 70 cents per gallon. Today, that increase is over $1.00 per gallon. It frustrates the heck out of […]

What’s the Average Cost of a New Heating System?

How to budget for a new oil-fired furnace or boiler installation With high energy prices and record inflation, we know that many homeowners are looking for ways to save money. The best way to reduce your energy bills is to invest in more efficient heating equipment. This might cost a lot upfront, but it dramatically […]

What Is Bioheat® Fuel?

Answering your questions about our eco-friendly, efficient heating oil At Cubby Oil & Energy, we think the planet’s future is worth fighting for. We’ve also found that our Boston area customers feel the same way. So, as a home comfort provider, we want to ensure that the heating fuel we deliver is as clean and […]

Is Heating A House With Oil Safe?

Our heating oil has significant safety advantages over natural gas We always tell our new customers, “This is not your grandparents’ heating oil!” If your memory of heating oil is black smoke and soot, that is long gone. We proudly deliver Bioheat SuperPlus™, the cleanest burning fuel you’ll find in the Massachusetts area. It’s great […]

5 End-of-Summer Tips for Your Air Conditioner

Simple maintenance steps you can do right now for your A/C Have you been checking up on your home cooling equipment this summer? If you haven’t, we promise you’re not alone. During the hottest months of the year, most of us are just concerned that our air conditioning system keeps us cool. But the summers […]

How to Choose A Heating Oil Company

What to look for in a home fuel provider Have you recently moved to Boston or its surrounding towns? Are you interested in heating a newly built home with heating oil? With many home fuel providers out there, it might be dizzying to decide which company is right for you. Should you focus exclusively on […]

Our Technology Makes Your Life Easier

Pay your bills, order your heating oil, and manage your account electronically It’s odd that some parts of life have changed enormously with new technology while others haven’t changed at all. Most of us have a mobile phone that’s more powerful than the computers we grew up with. You can watch virtually any movie or […]

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Heating Oil!

Cubby Oil’s ultra-clean B50 Bioheat SuperPlus™ leads the way in decarbonization There are a lot of plans out there these days to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — both in the commonwealth of Massachusetts and nationally. Some involve a wholesale change to electrified heating and appliances. We believe that a balanced plan incorporating clean-burning fuels like […]

Why is There Liquid Around My Air Conditioner?

Understanding & Troubleshooting A/C Leaks One of the most common air conditioning calls we get from Boston area homeowners involves water or another fluid gathering around their equipment. Sometimes this is accompanied by weak or warm airflow. Other times, it’s the only visible issue. There are a few reasons why liquid leaks from your A/C. […]