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Loss assessor urges SW homeowners to take extra autumnal oil tank care

Leading and award-winning loss assessor, Aspray, is warning southwest homeowners – a relatively large proportion of whom heat their homes with oil [1] – to take extreme caution to avoid oil leaks and spillages during autumn and winter and to get the right insurance in place.

With many rural homes being off the gas grid, the use of oil as a heat source is commonplace in many villages...

Does your oil tank leak?

It is also the time of year when the Environment Agency urges people to check their oil tanks to protect the environment and reduce the risk of potentially large financial losses.

Leaked oil can end up in drains, many of which lead directly to rivers, streams, lakes and even garden ponds, having the same effect as pouring it directly into the watercourse.

Oil is poisonous to...