Is Heating Oil Safe?

Safe Heating Oil Delivers Safety and Peace of Mind

is heating oil safe

Oilheat has a lot going for it, and heating oil safety is at the top of the list. There are several reasons why people feel safe at home with oilheat. Here are just three points to remember about heating oil safety.

  1. Oilheat does not and cannot explode. Oilheat customers can be assured that the fuel stored in their tank is very safe.
  2. No fire hazard. Heating oil cannot burn in its liquid state. Before combustion can occur, heating oil must first be vaporized by your oil burner at temperatures above 140°.
  3. No dangerous surprises–Oilheat poses a very low risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. If an oil burner malfunctions (most often due to a lack of maintenance), the safety devices in the unit will typically shut the furnace or boiler off.

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