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Heating Oil Services in Southern Maine

If you need No.2 heating oil for your local home or business—call PitStop today!

For over 30 years, PitStop Propane and Fuels has been meeting the heating oil needs of homeowners all over Southern Maine, from Otisfield to Old Orchard Beach. We understand what Mainers like you need from a heating oil company. You’re our neighbors. We value your business and your trust. That’s why when it comes to home heating oil delivery, we are committed to service, safety, and respecting your home and your time.

Here’s what you get as a PitStop Propane and Fuels heating oil customer:

  • Experienced and professional heating oil delivery drivers who show up on time to provide safe and clean service.
  • Competitive heating oil pricing. In fact, we’re so proud of the great prices PitStop Propane and Fuels offers for heating oil and kerosene, we put it right here on our website.
  • No gimmicks, no games. Our heating oil and kerosene prices are fair, open and transparent.
  • An EZ Pay plan that lets you spread your heating oil costs over 12 even payments so that you’re not hit with higher bills in the middle of the winter.
  • An AutoPay option that lets you pay your bill automatically with your credit card or your checking account, which means you never have to worry about late payments.
  • We also properly and safely install heating oil tanks and provide heating oil tank protection.

Does PitStop offer automatic heating oil delivery?

At PitStop Propane and Fuels, we’re about making it easy to keep your Southern Maine home warm and comfortable, and we’re committed to making sure you always have the heating oil to do just that.

The simplest way is by enrolling in our automatic heating delivery program. We monitor your oil usage as well as the weather in order to know when to schedule your heating oil delivery. You won’t have to worry about running out!

Is heating oil a good choice for heating my home or business?

The average high temperature in January in the Portland area is 31°. The average low temperature is 13°, with a strong possibility that it will be even colder. On days like that, you want a heating fuel that can stand up to the cold. That fuel is heating oil. Why? Because heating oil gets your home warm faster than any other fuel source.

Today’s heating oil offers efficiencies of 85% to 90%, or higher. It also heats more efficiently than electricity or natural gas. That gives you a lot of bang for your buck!

Another benefit is that heating oil today also burns much more cleanly than the heating oil of your parents’ and grandparents’ day. That means lower greenhouse gas emissions. With heating oil, your heating fuel is right at your home. You’re not dependent on an electrical grid or a neighborhood natural gas line for heating your home.

Need kerosene? We can supply that, too.

Lots of homes in Southern Maine use kerosene for heating. The big advantage kerosene offers is that there is no gelling in frigid temperatures. Gelling is when fuel oil thickens, and it can reduce or possibly even block the flow of heating oil into your heating system. If that happens, your system could break down, and you’ll need a service call to get it fixed so that your home stays warm.

Mobile homes and homes built on slab foundations need to store their heating oil outside. For those homeowners, preventing gelling is critical.

If you are looking for heating oil services in Cumberland County, York County or elsewhere in Southern Maine, get in touch with PitStop Propane and Fuels and find out what we can do for you.