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Troubleshooting Simple Problems With Your Home Cooling System

Date posted: June 13, 2017

Summer heat is arriving early – time to fire up your home cooling system. But what if your air conditioner isn’t up to the task?

Don’t worry – Rucci technicians are here for you all day, every day.

Ductless Mini-Split A/C vs. Window Air Conditioners

Date posted: May 16, 2017

Also called a ductless system, mini-splits feature two components – one indoors (called an air handler) and one outdoors (called a condenser or heat pump), which are connected by wires through an external wall. Up to four air handlers can be connected to a single condenser.

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Summer’s Coming – Time for Your…Heating System Maintenance?

Date posted: April 13, 2017

You already know that spring is a great time to prepare for and schedule your annual A/C maintenance – but it’s also a great time to give your heating equipment its annual lookover.

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Preparing for Annual A/C Maintenance

Date posted: March 20, 2017

It may not seem that way given the recent weather, but we’re just weeks away from spring in the Staten Island / New Jersey area – which means it’s time to start thinking about preparing for your A/C maintenance.

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Are You an Auto Delivery Customer? Keep in Touch to Help Prevent Run-Outs

Date posted: February 10, 2017

Automatic Delivery is one of the most convenient services we offer – a great way to take the worry out of managing your heating oil and preventing costly heating oil run-outs.

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Whole-House Humidifiers: A Key to Better Health and Lower Bills

Date posted: January 13, 2017

Healthy indoor air has a humidity level of about 55 percent. But during the winter, the air in Staten Island and New Jersey can get pretty dry – which can make reaching that ideal percentage difficult.

When your house is over-dry, it invites a host of problems ranging from dry skin and allergy issues to a greater incidence of asthma and even damage to your home, furniture, and electronic devices.

Four Ways to Cut Down on Hot Water Use and Save

Date posted: December 19, 2016

Your water heater typically accounts for from 20-25 percent of your energy bills each month – which probably isn’t that surprising considering you need to heat water for your showers, dishwasher, washing machine, and faucets.

If you want to keep your water heating bills on the low side of that range, there are four ways to do it:

What is heating oil sludge, and how do I prevent it?

Date posted: December 8, 2016

One thing we sometimes see when we perform heating system tune-ups for our customers is build up of thick black sludge in the fuel filter.

Six facts about Bioheat

Date posted: October 19, 2016

Bioheat® fuel is today’s clean-burning alternative to traditional home heating oil – and Rucci Oil has it for your New York City or New Jersey home. Here are 6 facts you might not know about Bioheat:

When do I have to replace my heating oil tank?

Date posted: September 27, 2016

Most previous-generation heating oil tanks were built to last a maximum of 30 years – which means if your home was built when Ronald Reagan was president, it’s likely you’re overdue for a replacement.