Oil Storage Tanks: 10 Fast Facts

Date: July 14, 2020

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Oil storage tanks are built to safely store heating oil while keeping it available and accessible for immediate use. They’re important and necessary, and it’s key for New Jersey consumers to understand their significance. Here are 10 important facts about the latest storage tanks on the market.

Heating Oil Tank Facts

  1. Oil tanks last for years—but not forever. If yours is approaching 30 years old, it’s time to look into an upgrade.
  2. The latest aboveground oil tanks can be installed in small spaces of garages or basements—even those that have an unusual shape.
  3. With the help of tank enclosures, oil tanks can also be installed outside.
  4. Residential oil tanks almost never leak, and the latest models have leak-detection systems built in.
  5. They won’t corrode. The latest designs are constructed with a double wall that includes galvanized steel, which is corrosion resistant.
  6. They come with long-term warranties, so you’re protected if something goes wrong.
  7. With the help of the latest technology, it’s easy to monitor storage tanks from afar, which keeps homeowners and dealers informed of when it’s time for a delivery and in the unlikely event of a leak.
  8. They’re much more aesthetically pleasing than tanks from decades ago.
  9. The cost to upgrade from an old oil tank is less than many people believe! Contact your heating company today for details and an estimate.
  10. Rebates are often available—while they last. Homeowner rebate information can be found here, while the dealer rebate application can be found here.

Want to learn more or think it might be time for an upgrade? Contact your Massachusetts heating company for more information!