Protecting Your Oil
Oil theft is a very real and expensive danger.
Here are a few tips to help you protect you home heating oil:
Ensure that your oil tank is as difficult to see as possible for someone passing your home.
It may be an idea to plant hedging or trees around the tank to obscure it from view.
Oil tank locks can be fitted to your tank but these can be bypassed by thieves' who damage your tank to gain access to the fuel and in many cases, your tank may need to be replaced after a theft incident due to damage.
Be community aware by keeping an eye out for vehicles which would not usually be in the area.