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Remember To Clear A Path To Your Oil Tank When It Snows

Date: January 11, 2021

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oil delivery massachusettsWinter weather has been wicked this year here in greater Boston with multiple winter storms before we’ve made it halfway through January! Whether we get a big nor’easter or a run-of-the-mill Alberta Clipper, you’ll want to make sure that you have enough heating oil to keep your home comfortable. And with Cubby Oil, you get dependable delivery of our BioHeat® SuperPlus™, and our Automatic Delivery gives you even more peace of mind.

But—you need to do a few things to make sure we can get your heating oil to you. Because if our delivery trucks can’t safely get down your driveway or access your heating oil tank, we can’t make a delivery.

Your driveway needs to be cleared wide enough for our trucks to get in, so make sure your driveway is cleared to a width of about 10 feet. If possible, also provide a space for the truck to turn around.

There needs to be clear, safe path at least a foot wide from the driveway to your heating oil tank or the vent pipe if you have an indoor tank. Mark the location of the tank or fill pipe with a pole topped with a bright-colored flag or wide ribbon. The pole needs to be tall enough to be seen over heavy or drifted snow.

Other Winter Heating Oil Delivery Tips

Very cold weather and winter storms can make managing your heating oil supply a challenge.

Both of those may affect your heating oil usage and delivery. We urge our will call customers to not let their heating oil tank gauge levels fall below 25% before contacting us to schedule a delivery.

But sometimes, you forget to check your tank gauge levels. You face running low on, or running out of, heating oil. Those bring a lot of hassle and expense. This is why we strongly recommend that you enroll in Automatic Delivery. We’ll use your prior heating oil usage and current weather conditions to accurately predict when you’ll need more heating oil. With that information, we schedule a delivery to your home before you run low.

Another bonus of Automatic Delivery: You’re eligible to enroll in our Capped or Fixed-Price pricing plans ahead of each heating season!

You can’t beat Cubby Oil for safe, reliable heating oil delivery. Become a customer today and experience the difference we can make.

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