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What’s the shelf life for heating oil?

What’s the shelf life for heating oil?

shelf life of heating oilWhen the heating season ended and you had plenty of heating oil left over in your tank, you may have wondered if your fuel would still be good when you turned your home heating system on again.

Don’t worry. Your heating oil will be fine—the average best-used-by life span of home heating oil ranges between 18 and 24 months. And that life span should be longer, thanks to the high-quality premium heating oil that we deliver. It has
been treated with a blend of additives called UltraGuard that acts as a fuel preservative.

On the other hand, if you have 30% or less of a tank of heating oil right now, you risk problems with condensation. It’s better to go through the warm months with a full tank so that condensation doesn’t build up inside and cause damage.

Please contact us if you have questions or want to request a summer fill-up.