Tips to Protect Your Oil Tank This Summer

Summer weather is finally here to stay! This time of year, we know New York residents are busy prepping for fun in the sun. Heating season might seem like a distant memory, but what if we told you that summer is a crucial time to maintain your oil heating system?

Don’t forget to add heating equipment maintenance to your summer checklist! Here are some tips to keep your oil tank secure and safe when temperatures rise.

Fuel Up Now to Protect Your Tank All Summer

Here in Northeast, summer brings the heat in the form of sticky humidity. Moist air can cause condensation inside your fuel storage tank, resulting in buildup that can later corrode its structure. This corrosion can cause the need for unexpected repairs or replacements down the road.

How can you protect your tank from humidity? Fuel up in the spring. While it may seem strange to place a fuel order in June, it is the best way to protect your home and your investment. When your tank is full, there is no space for detrimental buildup to occur.

Benefits of Spring Fuel Delivery

  • Prevent oil tank corrosion to significantly reduce the risk of spills and property damage.
  • Extend the lifespan of your equipment to minimize the need for replacement in the near future.
  • Take advantage of pre-season fuel rates, which are often lower than prices during peak months.

Take the steps to protect your oil tank now and spend the summer totally stress free!

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