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How To Detect a Propane Leak

February 19, 2024

Propane safety tips to safeguard your home and family. When we talk to customers interested in adding propane products to their homes, they often ask us about safety. We understand the concern. Propane is a flammable …

Pros and Cons of Oil Heating

February 5, 2024

Heating oil produces a lot of warmth for your home. At this time of year, a dependable, high-performance heating system is crucial for your family’s comfort and safety. When facing days of sustained freezing weather, …

Will the Cold Affect the Quality of my Propane?

January 22, 2024

A full propane tank can solve winter pressure problems. How low do you think the coldest temperature ever recorded in New Jersey was? All the way back in 1904, Riverdale clocked a glacial -34°F! That’s pretty …

Can You Heat Your House with a Heat Pump?

January 8, 2024

Ductless heat pumps offer adaptable heating and cooling. Home heating technology has changed quite a bit in recent years. Households in Rockaway, Morristown, Denville and other North Jersey communities have more options than ever to …

Is Heating Oil Still a Good Way to Heat a Home?

December 18, 2023

Oil heating equipment is more efficient and eco-friendly than ever! Households have been staying warm and comfortable with heating oil for roughly a century — just about as long as Dixon Energy has served customers …

Is it Okay to Use a Propane Gas Stove?

December 4, 2023

Propane stoves are high-performance and safe for your home. In a survey of 100 professional chefs, 96 percent said they preferred cooking with gas over electricity. Gas ranges offer robust heat, precise temperature control and …

How Long Does Propane Last in the Winter?

November 20, 2023

Don’t risk a propane tank runout during colder months After a couple of false starts, it’s starting to feel like winter in northern New Jersey. While winter doesn’t technically start until December, your home’s heating …

Fill Up Your Heating Oil Tank for Winter!

November 6, 2023

Ensure your oil-fired furnace or boiler is ready for the frigid weather. Did you fill up your heating oil tank before the summer? At Dixon Energy, we generally recommend that customers get an end-of-season heating …

Making Sense of the Heating Oil Rollercoaster

October 16, 2023

There are global and local reasons why heating oil prices change. No one likes uncertainty when it comes to prices. It’s been stressful in the grocery aisle, at the gas pump and on the car …

Is Propane Renewable Energy?

October 2, 2023

Propane is eco-friendly today — and it’s getting greener! If you’re like many of our customers, you want to ensure that you’re keeping your home and family warm in a way that doesn’t harm the …