We Are....

Service providers. Community members. Neighbors. Friends.

Cardinal & Glidden Oil Company is a small, local, family-owned and operated home heating services company that will provide you prompt, old fashioned and dependable service on anything related to your wood-fired or oil-burning system. (And we do it with a smile, too!).

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Chris Glidden


As Cardinal & Glidden's operational head, Chris oversees our day-to-day service functions with one goal in mind - delivering a superior customer experience to our clients!

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Sheila Gray

Office Manager

Sheila handles all the behind-the-scenes office activities that help our company and our staff operate as efficiently as possible so we can focus on our number one priority - serving you!

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Sales and Customer Service

Questions about your delivery or service appointment? Karen handles all of our operational scheduling and is always happy to answer our clients' questions.

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Sales and Customer Service

Along with greeting clients who come to visit, Bethany also handles payments and general customer inquiries.

Our Service Crew

Our Crew
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    Passing the Torch

    In 1995, Ernie retired, selling his interest in the business to Chris Glidden.

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    Strength in Numbers

    In 1976, Rick Christofore became a third partner.

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    It Begins

    In 1965, Ernie Cardinal and Malcolm Glidden bought Dickie’s Fuel, and ran the business from the old blacksmith shop on Crowley Street, where our office and garage is currently located.