Monday 18 July, 2016

Unusual Things You Likely Never Knew About Gasoline

Gasoline is a refined form of crude oil, which most people know, but there are a lot of aspects of gasoline that most people are blissfully unaware of. There are some really interesting facts about gasoline that most people don’t have any idea of. In fact, some of the myths

 
 

Sunday 10 July, 2016

Where does fuel oil come from?

You probably don’t think much about the fuel oil you use during your day to day life. You don’t think about it until it becomes hard to get. We use fuel oil for many different areas of our daily lives. It’s used for power in our cars, heating our homes

 
 

Friday 24 June, 2016

Our Very Own Donna Beeler Hensley Honored

June 11, 2016 – 6:30 pm EST Place: Kirkley Hotel on Candlers Mountain Road Our very own Donna Beeler Hensley was presented an award at an event hosted by The Honored Committee Whitehead Media Ventures and the Event Sponsors. The Award is for Business/Service. Donna was one of 12 people to

 
 

Monday 06 June, 2016

Are different fuel oils interchangeable?

Oil is oil, right?  Wrong.  There is heating oil, kerosene, diesel gas and gasoline.  Although all these fuels start out the same, they have different compositions once they have gone through the processing phase.  Have you ever wondered what would happen if you used the wrong fuel in your car

 
 

Monday 23 May, 2016

Uses for Kerosene

Kerosene is a fuel oil that is known by several different names including heating oil, boiler juice and paraffin. It is produced through the distilling of crude oil. There are two grades of kerosene which have different levels of Sulphur.  Kerosene is a clear, thin liquid typically used for lighting,

 
 

Monday 16 May, 2016

The Perks of Using Heating Oil to Heat Your Home

When you are building a home, or looking around to buy a home, knowing how your home will function is imperative. You need to know where the electrical source comes from, what type of water you are going to be dealing with, and how you are going to keep your

 
 

Monday 02 November, 2015

Ways to Heat Your Lynchburg VA Home

If you are new to the area, you may be wondering what the large tanks outside of homes and businesses are.  These are for holding fuel to heat dwellings during the harsh winters.  The standard electric systems begin to fail and will leave you with inadequate heat once the temperature

 
 

Thursday 29 October, 2015

How Shale Oil Affects Heating Oil Prices

The price of a barrel of oil has become a thing of scrutiny ever since our attention was turned to the Middle East decades ago.  The need to be less dependent on foreign oil has caused innovators to find ways to better meet our own fuel demands.  As opposed to

 
 

Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Ways to Save Money When Heating Your Home this Winter

If your home is not properly winterized, it will be like throwing money out with your heat.  Snow and below freezing temperatures are the norm during Lynchburg, VA winters.  A few simple and easy preparations can save you a lot of money on your heating bill.  You may even be

 
 

Thursday 15 October, 2015

Inspections for Oil Tank

An improperly working oil tank can cost you hundreds of wasted dollars.  Whether you are buying a new home or have an older pump that seems to be going through oil faster than it usually does, an inspection can tell a lot.  It is important to have your heating oil

 
 
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