Oil Heat in Delaware & Maryland

At Peninsula, we’re fueled by the desire to satisfy our customers’ energy needs. That’s why we provide top quality home heating oil and propane to our neighbors throughout the Maryland and Delaware peninsula. Contact us online for home heating oil service today, or give us a call at 302-262-8254 today!

Five Advantages of Using Oil to Heat Your MD or DE Home or Business

With its abundant supply, safe storage, and high production numbers, oil heat provides you with the best value, safety, and security for your heating needs.
Consider the benefits of using oil heat from Peninsula:

  1. Affordability: Adjusting for inflation, the price of heating oil is about the same as it was in the 1950s.
  2. Cleanliness: Oil heat is 99.9 percent clean and 100 percent warm.
  3. Abundance: There is an abundance of heating oil, sure to be plentiful in even the coldest months. And Peninsula has its own storage facilities holding 3,000,000 gallons of oil to ensure that you have enough to keep your family warm all winter long.
  4. Safety: Oil heating systems provide warnings of a malfunction with smoke, odor, or even soot, prior to the possible release of any carbon monoxide.
  5. Personal Service: We strive for customer satisfaction and want you to be happy with your oil heating system. Call on us for any issue. You can count on exceptional service from Peninsula, the team that not only knows your oil heating system, but knows you!

Need more information on our oil heat service? Contact us online today or call us at 302-262-8254 to see if oil heat from Peninsula Oil is right for you!

Advantages of Oil Furnaces

Oil furnaces are known for their reliability and long life span. Most new oil furnaces have an AFUE rating of around 83, which means that 83 percent of the fuel they consume is turned directly into heat! An oil furnace is a convenient choice for homes without access to a natural gas line. Additionally, oil furnaces tend to have a longer lifespan. While many manufacturers give a 10-year lifespan, these furnaces can live upwards of 15 years.

Benefits of Oil Boilers

Oil-fired boilers send oil through a combustion chamber that then feeds into the burner, which heats the water. The cost-effectiveness of your boiler depends on your home’s needs and any limitations on your property, like fuel line access. Keep in mind that proper insulation and weatherproofing will help save you money on your energy bills no matter what kind of boiler you have!

Is Oil Heat Energy-Efficient?

An energy-efficient system is the smartest way to use oil heat. New oil heat systems have an average AFUE in the low-to-mid 80s. Advanced systems can have ratings 92 percent or higher. Today’s heating oil is 95 percent cleaner than it was in 1970, and oil burner emissions are at near-zero.  Learn more about optimizing the efficiency of your oil heat system from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Is Oil Heat Safe?

When properly handled and maintained, oil is completely safe, as is an oil heat system. Heating oil only ignites or burns if it has vaporized. Like natural gas furnaces, oil furnaces do not pose a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning when they are clean and running efficiently. This is why it is crucial to keep your oil furnace clean and in perfect working order. We recommend that you install a carbon monoxide detector and alarm in your home, and that you familiarize yourself with carbon monoxide safety measures. If you ever have a question about carbon monoxide, please call us.

Why Choose Peninsula for Delaware and Maryland Oil Heat Service?

At Peninsula, we are committed to providing and maintaining efficient, high-performance heating options for our friends and neighbors in the Delmarva area. Our 75 plus years in the HVAC business means we are extraordinarily qualified to recommend and install the very best oil heat systems. Contact us today to learn more about oil heat for your Delaware or Maryland home!

Count on Peninsula: Your Oil Heat Service Company

We care about our neighbors, and each and every one of our customers. And we believe this commitment to quality customer service sets us apart from the rest.

Dependability. Service. Quality. Value. That’s what you’ll hear when you ask our customers about us. And our commitment to your satisfaction is built on this foundation!

Reputation is everything. That’s especially true in the close-knit communities along the Maryland and Delaware peninsula. Here, Peninsula has built a long-standing reputation of respect and trust, home by home, family by family. And we’re proud of that!

You can count on Peninsula for:

  • An unequaled commitment to your needs and personal satisfaction
  • Reliable, around-the-clock emergency service, 365 days a year
  • Expert installation and upgrades, maximizing system performance
  • Worry-free payment plans that respect your budget

So relax. You’ve come to the right place. You can count on our family to keep your family snug and secure. It’s what we do!

To find out more about our oil heat services, contact us online or give us a call at 302-262-8254 today!

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