Heating Fuel Category

9 Heating Oil Tank Tips To Get You Through Winter Safely

As winter approaches, now is the perfect time to make sure your home heating oil storage system is working properly. Here are some tips to ensure it will get you through the cold season: 1. Check for leaks As part of routine maintenance, you should inspect for leaks in the tank, as well as any pipes, vents lines and fittings emanating from the [...]

How Does Oil Heat My Home?

Across the U.S., just under six million households rely on oil as their source of heat. Although other heating fuel options are available, such as natural gas, propane gas and electricity, some people prefer oil heat. If your home currently uses oil for heating fuel or if you are considering switching to it from another type of heating system, it's [...]

10 Winter Energy Saving Tips

As it continues to get colder, it's important to ensure that you're not wasting heat. Here are 10 tips to help you keep your home heated and keep your energy bills low: Use the sun to your advantage Even in the winter, the sun can warm your home. To maximize this effect, open the curtains to all of your south-facing windows during the day and then close [...]

Signs Your Heating Oil Tank Needs To Be Replaced

Even the best oil tanks won’t last forever. How do you know when it’s time to replace your home heating oil tank? While other types of equipment can be fixed before replacements are necessary, oil tanks are different. Oil tanks typically cannot be repaired, so it’s best to replace yours when the time is right. So how do you know when it’s time [...]

Dangers Of An Empty Oil Tank

Dangers of an empty oil tank during the summer
If you suddenly find your oil tank has gotten low, make sure you refill it as quickly as possible. This is because an empty oil tank can cause some serious problems, both to the tank itself and to your home heating system. We are here to answer all your questions about your home heating oil tank and what can happen if your oil supply runs out. What [...]

How to Know if Your Heating Oil is Low

Understanding your fuel oil levels is important, especially during the winter.
When you drive your car, you likely glance down at the fuel gauge every so often to make sure you’re not running on empty. If your tank is low, you probably seek out the nearest gas station. If you heat your home with fuel oil, it’s similarly important to keep an eye on your oil tank gauge. When it’s getting low, you won’t find the nearest [...]
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