Residential oil tanks could become an extremely advantageous means of heating your home. But, while the improved and new ways of heating your house emerge nowadays, the disadvantages of having a property with an oil tank on it have been more obvious. Below are some of the reasons why you need to opt for oil tank removal NJ: 

Cannot be treated independently 

Sadly, since oil tanks involve particular harsh substances, only the certified experts can deal with the installation, repair, or maintenance of a residential oil tank. Also, your oil tank should have legal documentation and an expert who will repair it. Also, when it comes to remediation of soil, this won’t be the work that any property owners are allowed to legally handle.  

Potential harm to the environment 

The notion of extensive maintenance is associated with this notion of possible harm to the environment. A problem with your residential oil tank can outbreak on the air that you and your neighbors breathe and the soil that you live on, which is surely a scary thought. Today, this scary idea can be prevented and taken care of. Although, you need to be mindful of this possibility. Once a gas furnace stops working, this wouldn’t affect anyone apart from the property owner who can just replace the furnace or seek the expert’s help.  

Extensive maintenance 

Oil tanks can possibly need extensive keep up particularly when it eventually gets a leak. This is especially a hassle once you have an oil tank that’s buried below the ground. In such instances, the leak won’t be the only one that needs to be repaired, but the soil will also need to be remediated. When oil tanks don’t have any leaking, regular maintenance will still be highly needed to guarantee that leaks will be prevented in form and take place. 

Energy efficiency 

The numbers aren’t pretty staggering when it comes to energy efficiency since they are for cost. Sure, gas still outweighs oil when it comes to energy-efficiency. However, it’s not that greater as to how you think it is. Its efficiency rating is recognized as the AFUE or the Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency. In fact, a gas furnace has an AFUE of anywhere at least 89 to 98 percent. Meanwhile, oil tanks are more between the range of 80 to 90 percent.  


For property owners who are very particular about curb appeal, residential oil tanks may not be the first option they would want to have when it comes to heating. Regardless when the oil tank occupies the area in your backyard or basement, it’s not really the greatest landscape or furniture to add. When the oil tank is located outside, it’ll also be susceptible to rusting especially if you fail to take care of it properly. 

If you are considering removing your oil tank today, let us know right now. We will be glad to answer all the inquiries you have in mind and guide you through the needed procedures based on your needs.