It may be a case that you require additional fuel additives to clear issues within your fuel tank, or perhaps you require a particular grade of domestic heating oil.
A reputable oil distributor will guide you through which fuels are the most effective, as opposed to simply selling you the latest range.
Quad Fuels is an independent oil distributor, providing a range of fuels for both domestic and commercial purposes within North Wales and Chester. With a combined experience of over 200 years, its team of experts are there to help you make the right decisions when it comes to selecting fuel.
So what are your options for domestic heating oil? Kerosene is the most commonly used fuel within domestic settings, and is often referred to as ‘burning oil’ and ’28 second oil’.
There are different grades of kerosene, with higher ‘premium’ grades providing a cleaner burn within systems. A cleaner burn will reduce the amount of sooty deposits which build up over time, which in turn reduces the amount of maintenance your systems will need.
For those who use storage tanks, you may be familiar with sludge formations that naturally occur over time due to condensation. This sludge can cause blockages, and often requires professional cleaning services to thoroughly remove it from your tank.
Fuel additives can help to reduce the issues associated with sludge build-up, as well as blocked filters. There are a range of fuel additives available, all with different properties. Some work by increasing the octane rating of fuels, whilst others act as corrosion inhibitors and lubricants.
Over time, fuel can degrade if left in a tank unused. Using old fuel can damage your heaters and systems, and also causes a reduction in performance. Fuel additives can help to increase the longevity of your fuel, so it is a worthy investment if you’re looking to buy your fuel in a large bulk quantity.