Now is the time to have us complete your annual tune-up! Call now to schedule and save 15% on all residential tune-ups from now until June 30th, 2019.
Summer is almost here and now is a great time to have your heating system cleaned, tuned and evaluated. Most people wait until the heating season is upon us to schedule a tune-up or address issues with their system. That’s ok, but the best time to get work done is now when we are not busy and have plenty of open appointments to better meet your scheduling needs. You will also have the peace of mind throughout the summer that your heating system is all set and ready to go when things turn cold this coming fall.
Call today, mention this blog and save 10%! Tune-up must be completed by 6/30/17 to take adavantage of this special.
Our lives are busy and often times we over look things that are so critical to the way we live our lives. One of those areas we see people forget about on a regular basis is their fuel tanks.
Did you know that condensation forms inside of tanks, that coupled with sludge buildup can significantly decrease the life of your fuel tank? This buildup of sludge and water can lead to problems with fuel quality or worse yet a tank that begins to leak due to corrosion.
Fortunately, there are companies who have figured out how to protect your tank, improve fuel quality and increase the life of your fuel tank. Carter Chemicals of Westbrook Maine has developed and carries multiple fuel additives for any situation. We wanted to support a Maine based manufacturing business so we tested the products. The results have exceeded our expectations and we now offer their full line of products. I want to highlight the products we utilize the most:
Arotec 275 – Used to prevent #2 fuel from gelling, disperses water and keeps fuel flowing in subzero temperatures
K-1 Plus – Disperses water/sludge, prevents corrosion and provides stabilization for long-term storage
Arotec 300 – Breaks up sludge, emulsifies moisture and slows the rate of corrosion inside the fuel tank
Aronol – Raises cetane level in diesel fuel, improves fuel economy, lowers pour point to reduce gelling issues and increases fuel lubricity (We use this in all diesel vehicles year round!)
For more information or pricing please call us at 338-4739.
With fall here it will not be long before winter is upon us. Some forecasters are callling for a mild winter, some for a severe winter. Regardless of what we get for winter weather, your heating system will be crucial to keeping you warm as the temperatures fall. If you haven’t already had us complete an annual tune-up, now is the the time to get it done.
Waiting can and will cost you money if your system is not running efficienctly or you find yourself in a no heat situation. Don’t wait! As of today we have plenty of openings in October and service plans are still available. Don’t delay, appointment slots are filling up fast. Call us now, and when you do ask us how you can treat your tank to ensure your fuel supply system is in optimal condition as well.
With a tough winter almost behind us, call now to take advantage of our annual spring tune-up special. We are offering 20% off all tune-ups scheduled AND completed between the dates of April 1st and June 30.
The price may be discounted but the level of service you will receive when Tidewater Oil completes your tune-up is second to none! For more information about what to expect when we complete a tune up check out our previous blog titled: “Save Money And Avoid Unnecessary Service Calls When You Schedule Your Annual Tune-up.” You can find it by clicking on the “Maintenance” under the category heading!
With so much shoveling to do this winter, clearing the snow out from around your vent hood is easily overlooked. However, if snow builds up around the vent hood it could lead to serious problems. Many units today get the fresh air they need for the burner to operate effeciently from air intakes located in the vent hood. When snow builds up it prevents the exhaust gases from escaping, which can then get pulled back into the unit through the fresh air intake ports. This can lead to poor combustion and if the problem persists often leads to a no heat situation.
Take a minute today and check to make sure your vent hood has plenty of clearance around it so it can operate correctly. Call us if you have any questions.
At Tidewater we have an experienced group of technicians ready to tackle all your Monitor/Toyotomi issues. From simple maintance to advanced troubleshooting we have the expertise you have been looking for!
We can rebuild your unit, install a new unit, or complete routine maintenance to ensure you have heat available when you need it. We are so confident in the performance of these units we heat our office with a Toyotomi Oil Miser 22! Stop in and check it out if you would like.
For those of you with monitor heaters, we want to make you aware that Monitor has discontinued their product line of vented heaters. Parts are still available, but are becoming harder to find which has driven up costs. We will continue to service all models while part supplies last. In the event we cannot complete the required repairs due to discontinued parts you may want to consider replacing the unit with a new Toyotomi. Ask us for information on comparison models and cost.
- Is the thermostat set above room temperature
- Is the emergency switch in the on position? How about the service switch at your furnace or boiler?
- Do you have a tripped breaker?
- Check to make sure you have fuel in your tank.
- Try pushing the reset switch. ***Very Important – Only push this once***