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Your Heating Oil Delivery: 3 Ways You Can Help Us
As we were recently reminded after a mild early- and mid-fall, wintry weather can arrive at any time here in easterm Massachusetts – and just as they are every year, our heating oil delivery crews will be faced with conditions that make delivering heating oil on time a real challenge.
You can help us meet that challenge and ensure that everyone – including your family – has a chance to get their heating oil when they need it most.
Successful Oil Delivery Tips
Please try to remember to do these three things during severe winter weather.
Keep a clear path to your fill pipe – If it snows, please try to keep a minimum 18-inch path to your fill pipe clear so our technicians can access it quickly and safely.
Clear your driveway – One of your biggest obstacles to getting to your fill pipe is getting our fuel trucks up steep driveways. Safety codes prevent us from parking a fuel truck on an incline unless it is free of snow and ice and wheel chocks (the wedges we put under the tires so the truck doesn’t roll back) can be applied safely. If your driveway isn’t clear, we won’t be able to deliver your heating oil – even if you really need it.
Don’t wait until the last minute to call for a heating oil delivery – When fuel is in high demand (during a cold snap, for instance), it’s harder for us to accommodate urgent delivery requests. Please call when your tank is no less than a quarter full – or avoid the hassle of calling altogether by signing up for FREE Automatic Delivery from Needham Oil Complete.
Did you know that we COMPLETELY speed up our delivery schedule when severe weather is forecast so we can get more fuel to our customers? It’s just one more way Needham Oil Complete Heating & Cooling delivers for you. Contact us today to schedule a heating oil delivery in Middlesex and Norfolk counties, MA, or to join the Needham family of customers!