Posted: November 20, 2023

What Size Heating Oil Tank Do I Need?

Finding the perfect fit for your home

heating oil tanks Worcester County, MA If you are the midst of moving into a new house or if you are looking around your current house and wondering what kind of home improvement projects should be on your list, you may find yourself thinking about your heating oil tank.

Some questions regarding your heating oil tank may come to mind. Is it working properly? Does it need to be replaced? Is it the right size for your home?

That last question regarding the size of your home’s heating oil tank is important. After all, if your heating oil tank is too small there won’t be enough heat to go around your home.

So let’s take a look at how you can determine what size heating oil tank you need for your home.

Heating Oil Tank Sizes

Oftentimes, above-ground heating oil tanks are placed in a house’s backyard or basement. A very standard size for these tanks for a single family home with one to two bedrooms is 275-gallons.

Homes with three to four bedrooms usually have 300-gallon to 500-gallon tanks.

More common sizes for above-ground tanks include 288-gallons, 340-gallons, 420-gallons, 500-gallons, 550-gallons, 675-gallons and 1,000-gallons.

The Right Size Heating Oil Tank For Your Home

Now that you know that heating oil tanks come in all different sizes, you are probably asking yourself how you find the right size for your specific home.

Multiple factors influence what size heating oil tank you will need for your home. Here are a few:

Fraticelli Oil & Propane And Heating Oil Tanks

If you have a heating oil tank that you need checked out, the professionals at Fraticelli are qualified to give you a full assessment. Additionally, we can help arrange the installation of a new tank and a safe way to get rid of your old heating oil tank.

Fraticelli Oil & Propane Can Get You The Heating Oil You Need

We all know the winters in Central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire can be quite cold, which means it is important to have a heating oil supplier who you can count on like Fraticelli Oil & Propane. We are highly trusted throughout the area to provide reliable heating oil deliveries. Not only that, but we do so at a reasonable price.

Fraticelli Oil & Propane also happens to have the biggest vehicle fleet in the region as well as more than 200,000 gallons of dedicated storage. This means that we will have a stock of heating oil to get to you whenever you need it and we can usually get it to you the same day you place your order.

If you are in Cheshire, Hillsborough, Worcester, Middlesex and Franklin counties and are looking for help with your heating oil tank or for heating oil deliveries contact Fraticelli Oil & Propane today!