How Safe is Heating Oil?

Written on: March 27, 2018

Surveys have shown that while heating oil customers have exceptionally high levels of satisfaction with the service they receive, most don’t realize all the ways today’s oil heat can enhance their comfort and save them money. Additionally, many people, particularly younger ones, have big misconceptions about the safety of heating with oil.*

The truth is, heating oil has always been a remarkably safe fuel. People who understand this say  this is a big reason why they choose to stay with oil heat instead of switching to another fuel. As you continue to enjoy the comfort of your oil-heated home, here are a few points to keep in mind about oil heat safety.

You will be able to enhance heating oil safety even further by getting system maintenance done regularly. This will ensure that your boiler or furnace operates with optimum safety and efficiency.

*Based on the NORA-funded Oilheat Consumer Research Study.