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Community buying groups

5 Jul 2018 Author Marlene Gray

Interest in heating oil buying groups is on the rise. Customers and communities are increasingly aware of the cost of energy and the need to buy and use energy as efficiently as possible. Here at Nicholl Oils we support community oil buying groups where possible, and have laid out this handy guide outlining the pros and cons of oil buying groups.   Advantages: REDUCTION IN UNIT PRICE...

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Have you room for a summer top up?

1 Aug 2016 Author Marlene Gray

Summer is a great time to buy your home heating oil! It’s the height of summer, and thinking about your home heating oil is probably one of the last things on your mind, but did you know that heating oil prices are currently at one of the lowest levels they have been in the last month? Why not stock up before the end of summer rush? Oil prices tend to go down during the spring and summer ...

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Looking after your oil tank.

12 May 2016 Author Marlene Gray

If you are a home heating oil customer, you need to be cautious that your tank doesn't leak, causing harmful damage; that heating oil doesn't become sludgy in icy conditions making it unusable; and that your oil is safe from theft and you are able to rectify issues with suppliers. Follow our list of tips and advice to keep your home heating oil safe and to save you money in the long run. ...

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Win 500 litres of free home heating oil just in time for Christmas!

2 Dec 2015 Author Marlene Gray

We are treating our customers and placing everyone who orders their home heating oil between the 1st and 18th of December into a free prize draw for 500 litres of home heating oil!   Home heating oil is currently 45% cheaper than last year, so now is the perfect time to stock up and beat the winter rush. Reports show that we could be in for one of the coldest winters on record, so we a...

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Discover the advantages of oil heating

27 Aug 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Heating Oil (also known as Kerosene, 28 Second Burning Oil, Central Heating Fuel and Home Heating Oil) is a liquid fuel product used for central heating and in some cases for AGA ovens. Home heating oil is purchased in bulk and stored in a fuel tank usually located outside of the property where it is piped straight to a heating oil boiler. If you've just moved into a property, the type of o...

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Fantastic news for consumers as home heating oil prices at a 5 year low!

5 Aug 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Latest figures from the Sutherland Tables, an independent provider of comparative home heating costs for the most common fuels in the British Isles show that home heating oil is at a 5 year low. The annual cost to heat a 3 bedroom house (both space and water) with an oil fired condensing boiler is just £898, and £1279 for a 4 bedroom house. In comparison, a gas fired condensing b...

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The cost of home heating oil is 13% lower than gas.

15 Jun 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Latest industry figures show that heating oil prices are now 13% cheaper than mains gas to heat the average home. According to the latest figures released by the Sutherland Tables, an independent provider of comparative home heating costs for the most common fuels in the British Isles, oil is now by far the cheapest of all the major heating fuels, costing just £930 a year to heat an avera...

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