Preventing a Heating Oil Run-Out

Shivering cold

As busy as we seem to get these days, it’s easy enough to forget a “little thing” like remembering to check the fuel gauge on our heating oil tank. The only problem is running out of heating oil isn’t a “little” problem.

Besides the inconvenience and dangers of being in a cold house on a freezing day, a heating oil runout can cause problems with clogged filters and fuel lines as sediment from the bottom of your heating oil tank makes its way through your heating system. With no heat, you could also end up with frozen pipes, which could cost you thousands of dollars in water damage.

The bottom line: no heat = no fun for you.

To avoid a heating oil runout in your Long Island home:

If you do run out of heating oil:

If you run out of heating oil this fall or winter, don’t panic – contact Southville. Our experts will take care of any problems that arise and refill your tank to keep your family safe and warm in your Suffolk or Nassau County home.