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Do I Need to Replace My Heating Oil Tank?

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If you have a previous-generation heating oil tank, it probably has a maximum lifespan of about 30 years – which means if your home was built in the mid- to late-1980s, you’re probably overdue for a replacement.

It’s important to realize that even if your heating oil tank is not displaying telltale signs of corrosion – that is, there are no visible leaks or rust – it doesn’t mean it gets a clean bill of health. Heating oil tanks typically corrode from the inside out due to moisture and sediment that gets trapped inside the tank over the years.

While a tank usually leaks before failing, occasionally a failure releases a lot of oil without warning. If that happens, you could find yourself in the middle of a costly and difficult remediation.

If you already know your tank needs to be replaced, don’t wait – it’s simply not worth the risk, especially considering the leak-free, eco-friendly tank options Jennings Oil offers. We’ll remove your old tank cleanly and safely in compliance with all local and regional codes and replace it with a new model that will last for decades.

If you’re not sure you need a new tank, sign up for TankSure insurance. Our technicians will use ultrasound equipment to spot corrosion inside your tank. If the inspection reveals dangerous internal wear and tear, you’ll get a $1,000 credit toward a tank replacement!

Get peace of mind and avoid the nightmares oil leaks can cause – Contact Jennings Oil today for a FREE estimate on a new heating oil tank for your home!