What Size Oil Tank Do I Need For My Home? | Resnick Energy

What Size Oil Tank Do I Need For My Home?

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Heating oil tanks are designed and built to be pretty durable. But eventually, they do need to be replaced.

If your heating oil tank is more than 20 years old, it’s time to start planning to replace it. You don’t want to be surprised with a tank failure, and the hassle, mess, and expense that go with it.

Before you start shopping for your new heating oil tank, you need to do some homework.

The size of your heating oil tank

Two figures matter here: The capacity of your heating oil tank (measured in gallons) and the dimensions of the tank (height, length, and width).

Most newer tanks have the capacity on the nameplate. If yours doesn’t you’ll have to estimate using the dimensions.

A typical home heating oil tank size is 275 gallons and comes in either a vertical (275V) or horizontal (275H) orientation. There are other tank sizes, depending on it they are installed above ground or underground. Other common aboveground tanks are 288, 340, 420, 500, 550, 675, and 1,000 gallons. If you’re installing an underground tank, you can go even bigger.

Other things to know before you buy a heating oil tank

The most important thing to do is measure the space where your heating oil tank will go so you can be sure your new tank will fit.

As you are talking with equipment experts, discuss your heating oil needs now and in the future. If you plan on growing your family, or having older parents move in, you’ll be using more heating oil and may want to get a bigger tank.

Research heating oil tank providers. Make sure that they will install your tank meeting all regulations and codes, get any required permits, will handle disposing of your old heating oil tank, and will make you aware of any municipal or state fees for tank disposal.

And when you get your new heating oil tank, become a Resnick Energy customer for dependable heating oil delivery at a great price.

Contact us for safe, reliable heating oil delivery!