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Heating By Kerosene Oil Is A Great Back-Up Plan

 

While it is possible to heat your whole home by kerosene, it is most popular to use it as a back-up or space heater

People have been using kerosene for heating oil since the 19th century. Today, people tend to use kerosene as a secondary way of heating their home. For example, many homeowners use an indoor kerosene heater to heat a certain area of their house, such as a basement. However, it is completely possible to heat your entire home using kerosene. Since kerosene heaters are so efficient, they warm an area or even an entire house very quickly.

There are two types of indoor kerosene heaters: radiant and convection. A radiant heater is used to heat a small area, whereas a convection heater is used to heat a large area. Radiant heaters allow you to aim the heat in a certain direction, like you might do with a fan. Convection heaters push hot air up and out to heat a large area or even an entire house. A lot of people rely on kerosene heaters as back-up heating systems because they can be operated without electricity and they warm up an area at a rapid rate.

Since kerosene has such a high energy output, it is cheaper than propane. However, it is not as environmentally friendly, although it does burn clean. Still, you usually do not need to run an indoor kerosene heater all day. Instead, many people turn it on and off at intervals to avoid overheating their home. What’s more, you can store kerosene in large quantities in approved containers. However, as a general rule of thumb, you should not store kerosene for over six months because it can become contaminated, especially in the summer.

There are some safety concerns often associated with kerosene heaters. As long as you use your heater properly, you should not worry. You should only use K-1 kerosene in your heater, as it is the only approved kerosene heating oil. When you set up a kerosene delivery with Rymes, this is the type that you get. You should never put gas in a kerosene heater, and you need to be sure that you vent your heater properly. Furthermore, it is important to keep the wick on your kerosene heater clean and to replace it every season. Some people fear that kerosene has a foul odor; however, an indoor heater only gives off a faint scent of kerosene for just a few minutes when you turn your heater on and off.

If you are looking to purchase an indoor kerosene heater, we would be happy to sell you one! If you simply need a kerosene delivery for the heater you already have, we can supply that too.

 

Stop searching for kerosene suppliers and call Rymes! Our affordable prices and excellent service make us your go-to home heating fuel company.

From kerosene oil to other heating fuels, equipment and repairs, we’re the ones to call for heating services in New Hampshire, eastern Vermont, southwestern Maine, Martha’s Vineyard, and north-central towns in Massachusetts. Call or email us today as you prepare your home heating systems for the upcoming months. 603-228-2224 & customerservice@rymes.com

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New Hampshire

Antrim googleyelp
2 Main Street
Antrim, NH 03440
(603) 588-6868
(603) 924-9084

Bridgewater googleyelp
557 Mayhew Turnpike
Bridgewater, NH 03222
(603) 744-6300

Concord googleyelp
257 Sheep Davis Road
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 228-2224
(603) 783-0309

Derrygoogleyelp
59 East Broadway
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-3345

Goffstown googleyelp
700 Mast Rd
Goffstown, NH 03045
(603) 626-5200

Hudson googleyelp
12 Tracy Lane
Hudson, NH 03051
(603) 889-0407

Keene googleyelp
2 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 357-4321

Laconia googleyelp
64 Primrose N Drive
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 524-1421

Lancaster googleyelp
81 Main Street
Lancaster, NH 03584
(603) 788-4490
(603) 788-3058

Milford googleyelp
419 Nashua Rd
Milford, NH 03055
(603) 673-5900

Moultonborough googleyelp
60 Whittier Hwy Unit 11
Moultonborough, NH 03254
(603) 253-6600 

North Conway googleyelp
1205 Eastman Road
North Conway, NH 03860
(603) 356-1013

Ossipee googleyelp
4 Isaac Buswell Road
Ossipee, NH 03864
(603) 539-4194

Somersworth googleyelp
367 Route 108
Somersworth, NH 03878
(603) 692-7080
(603) 330-0117

Tilton/Northfield googleyelp
77 Park Street
Northfield, NH 03276
(603) 286-8220 

West Lebanon googleyelp
103 S. Main Street
West Lebanon, NH 03784
(603)298-8234

Massachusetts

Martha's Vineyard googleyelp
15 Merchant's Court - Unit 9
(by the Black Dog Cafe)
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
(508) 696-0005

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Rymes Propane & Oil
257 Sheep Davis Rd. 
Concord, NH 03301

Telephone:
(603) 228-2224

Facsimile:
(603) 228-9165

Email:
customerservice@rymes.com

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