Will my heating oil last through the season?

Will my heating oil last through the season? Genie’s honest answer – Probably not. Remember the winters of 2010 and 2003? The worst storms hit us in February back then and the prospects are good they’ll do the same this year. But even if they don’t, there’s still plenty of cold weather in store for
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Genie’s Blizzard Update

Dear Aladdin Customers, That was quite a storm!  Hopefully you made it through Winter Storm “Jonas” without much difficulty.  Thanks to the GREAT job done by the snow plow drivers, we’re back on the road delivering home heating oil in Carroll, Howard, and Baltimore County!  It’s still a little slippery, of course, so it’s important to
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Genie’s Blizzard Tips

Dear Diary, there’s a blizzard coming, even though so many people have been wishing for a mild winter.  They’ve been telling me for centuries that wishes have a limited affect on the weather, love, and all that stuff, but I still feel bad.  I’m sure some people have been wishing for snow though.  And heating oil
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Genie, How Long Will My Heating Oil Last?

How long will heating oil last? I get that question a lot!  It’s a little tricky to answer, because the age and condition of your oil furnace, the size of your home, and outside temperatures will all affect how much heating oil you will use. The chart below is based on an average Maryland home,
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Does my heating oil tank need maintenance?

Great question! Your favorite Genie’s here to give you the lowdown. When you really think about it, your heating oil storage tank is an integral part of your heating system and plays a major role in your family’s safety, comfort during the heating season. And with just a little attention and care, your heating oil tank
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Genie’s Diary, Heating Oil Tank

Dear diary, What a weekend we had! Seventy degrees. Sunny. And warm. Is it really December? Well, we can all appreciate the savings to our heating oil budget. The recent weather has been pretty easy on the ole heating oil tank. Speaking of tanks, I know this time of year a lot of people start
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Hey Genie, what’s the best fuel for heating my home?

Well, that depends on several factors. Some things to consider when selecting the best fuel and heating system most suited for your needs include: fuel cost comfort availability environmental impact FUEL COST The best way to look at fuel costs is to compare them based on two things: their heat content and the efficiency with which
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Sniff, Sniff. Do I Smell Oil?

If you have an oil heated home, you may smell oil from time-to-time. Genie’s got the low-down. First the good news! Home heating oil fumes are non-toxic and pose very little immediate risk to your family and home. Heating oil is biodegradable, contains no carcinogens and is extremely stable. In fact, heating oil will only
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Genie’s Diary, November 3, 2015

Dear Diary, The weather’s changing! Getting cooler at night now. That means bringing the plants in from the deck, firing up the furnace, and budgeting for the winter’s heating oil. I already reminded everybody to have their furnace inspected. I hope they did, because we already had our first freeze warning over the weekend. And
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