We’re well into fall and winter isn’t that far away, so we hope you’ve had your annual heating tune-up done by now (or at least have it scheduled). That service can lower your chance of a winter breakdown and help you use less fuel. For total peace of mind, we recommend enrolling in our Heating […]
Have Stranger Things been happening at your house? Have you noticed some rooms seem to have colder air than others? Mysterious popping and banging noises? Is your furnace just shutting off without warning? You may need to replace your furnace if you answer yes to the following: Is your furnace older than 12 years? Household […]
It looks like the cooler weather is here to stay. Here is a Fall Checklist to get you ready for the upcoming colder months. Turn off the water supply to your exterior faucets, making sure to drain any water from the pipes to protect against bursts. If you’d rather not rake the leaves, use your […]
As oil is being pumped into a heating oil tank from your fill pipe, it displaces air. The air flows out of the vent pipe, which causes the whistling sound. When the vent pipe stops whistling, this indicates to our driver the tank is full. In most cases that is true, but sometimes your vent […]
Personally speaking, Autumn is the best season. Let’s make it a worry-free season. As cooler temperatures approach, it’s time for all of us to start thinking about heating our homes. One of the ways Hillside can help guarantee you comfort is through our automatic delivery program. With automatic deliveries, you don’t even have to think […]
Fuel tank empty? An incentive to never let that happen again. “The house was quickly cooling, and the water coming out of the “hot” tap was stone cold. In the cold of winter, and icy shower was going to be really unpleasant. I couldn’t understand it. And then the repairman explained it to me: “You’ve […]
Cooler weather is coming – be ready. Bet you thought we were going to say “Winter is Coming.” With the cooler weather just around the corner, here are a few tips on getting your heating system ready. Check and if needed, change your air filters. A dirty air filter will diminish the efficiency of your […]
As a reminder, Hillside will be closed Labor Day Monday, to spend time with our families. Emergency service for our maintenance plan customers will still be addressed, but our office will be closed. Have a safe and wonderful Labor Day Weekend!
The consequences of a leaky heating oil tank can be quite serious. Some extremes are environmental damage, personal health and safety, fines, and the cost of cleanup. Homeowners insurance, as you may know, makes homeowners responsible for upkeep and maintenance. Homeowners insurance does not pay for things like worn out roofs, siding, etc… Your heating […]
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Hillside Oil Heating & Cooling has been family owned and operated for over 65 years. Three generations of family attitudes and values have allowed us to continue to successfully service our customers and communities. Everything about Hillside is locally owned and operated. We do not answer to any parent or mother corporation in some far-off land. Real human beings still work here and answer our phones. We have no touch-tone mazes to navigate in order to speak to a human being that can assist or answer questions. Customer service is the most important thing. We know what it is like to be a customer and how we like to be treated. We take pride in thinking like a customer when dealing with our customers. Support of Hillside is support for local, homegrown, family business in our area. Thank you from everyone at Hillside for your business. Hillside is a full-service home heating oil company as well as a full-service heating and air conditioning service company. We make daily deliveries of home heating oil, diesel fuels, and gasoline.