A heating oil tank can allow you access to heated oil whenever you need it in your home during the cold winter months. Whether you want to have an underground tank installed or prefer yours above ground right beside your home, then you should always buy the best available tank for your requirements.
Most homes are connected to the main gas grid but there are a number of households which are not, living life entirely off-grid. Although this can sound scary for those looking to make the change, it allows homeowners much more control over their heating.
We have a number of points for you to consider before purchasing a heating oil tank, as follows:
You Own the Tank
The tank you purchase will remain your property and will last for many years. Here at Tuffa Tanks, our products will built to last and are covered by a warranty to ensure that yours stays in top top shape for as long as possible.
Keep contents safe from the elements
Most oil tanks come bunded, as standard. This extra layer of protection ensures that even if the inner tank gets damaged, the fuel within will not leak out damaging the environment and wasting your money. In other words, both tanks work together to prevent leaks and thus save money for the homeowner down the line.
Oil prices vary
Even though the price of heating oil can change from one day to the next, there is an obvious benefit in this. Simply purchase oil for your heating oil tank when you are happy with the price and stock up for the winter months at that time that suits you. Deliveries can take longer than usual as the weather drops, as well as a surge in prices so look at getting stocked up well in advance of autumn and winter.
Heating oil is actually the only heating fuel system that has experienced a reduction in price over the last couple of years. Regardless of when you buy your fuel, you have nothing to lose if your tank is in good condition as the contents will be kept in a condition that ensures it lasts as long as possible.
Choose Your Own Supplier
While you are free to purchase heating oil from a range of different suppliers at your will, there are obvious benefits of sticking with one that you know and trust, for the right price.
Some suppliers will replenish the dwindling oil in your tank automatically when the fuel runs low while others predict when it is going to happen by forecasting it according to your usage patterns. This allows you to save money on your energy bills and allows you to heat your home whenever you need to months without the risk of running out of oil.
So if you want to ensure you and your family remain toasty warm during those brutal winter months, then get a heating oil tank installed. It’s good for the environment and good for your wallet, too!