Spring Brook Ice and Fuel: Over a century of afforable heating

Published on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 19:20
Written by

Patrice Fisher

Staff Writer

NEW BRITAIN- For 101 years, Spring Brook Ice and Fuel has been supplying New Britain, Berlin, Plainville, Newington, Southington, Bristol, Farmington, and greater Hartford area at with heating oil, ice and dry ice.

Since 1918, Spring Brook has made it a priority to be a full service company. “Out mission is to ensure that service is personal and reliable. Greg Stafstrom, president, says its “all the same service and continuing business as usual.”

The company’s service includes provided are automatic home heating, oil delivery, 24-hour emergency service, heating system repairs or installations, fuel payment plans and oil tank insurance. The company is willing to provide. Warranty plans and budget plans are available to assist customers with affordability during peak months. “No matter what the weather might be we’re reliable” states Stafstrom.

Specialty offerings such as automatic fuel oil delivery, automatic personal care, and real estate and community assistance programs provide customers with the versatility to choose how they want their service.

Their money saving opportunities make it affordable for families on a strict budget by offering the guarantee value plan, prompt oil payment discounts and 10-12 month pay budget program. All these programs are aimed solely at providing their customers lower payments and opportunities to keep their homes warm during the winter months.

Spring Brook also supplies ice and dry ice. The company supplies packaged ice to over 300 convenient stores in the area. Dry ice is also available at the office for pick-up. Dry ice is used for a variety of reasons including hospital laboratories, manufacturing businesses and for individuals, such as preserving items on camping trips, long travel and shopping. “The fuel oil and ice business keep the company busy year round,” Stafstrom says.

Moving into its 101st year Stratstrom happily claims “we can now be called centenarians” and recently won a “Best of” award from The Herald for being the No. 1 oil provider. In previous years, the company has also won state energy awards for its contributions to the industry.

All service technicians are licensed and insured and the company has an upgraded fleet of vehicles to accommodate their customer’s needs. An oil storage facility is also located at the New Britain office. Oil delivery and customer service can be done with just a few key strokes at the website. Stratstrom and some of his associates donate their time to local charities and organizations. Statsrom is the board chairperson for the CCARC and other employees are involved with the YMCA, Berlin Upbeat program and youth sports programs.

Stratstrom said he hopes that Spring Brook can “continue to earn your business and keep our customers comfortable during all seasons with dependable service.”

For more information on Spring Brook Fuel and Ice, call 860-225-6491 or go to springbrookiceandfuel.com. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday. 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

The New Britain office is located at 19 Woodland St.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Business, on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 19:20. Updated: Tuesday, 25 June 2019 19:23.