Heating System Safety

General Safety Tips

Simple Energy has been safely delivering heating oil and propane to customers in the Upper Valley for years.

Heating systems are safe and reliable, especially when serviced by Simple Energy’s expert technicians. Even so, accidents can happen when using any kind of fuel, so please follow these heating safety tips. Click here for more propane safety tips.

  • Keep snow and ice from falling on or near your outdoor tanks, especially on any exposed filters or oil lines.
  • Do not let children play on or near fuel storage tanks or heating equipment.
  • Keep flammable materials such as papers, toys, laundry, and other chemicals away from your fuel burning appliances.
  • NEVER burn outdoor oil burning devices in the home.
  • Store heating oil or diesel in approved containers only.
  • Have your heating appliances serviced annually.
  • Purchase and install smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors in your home.
  • NEVER mix diesel or heating oil with gasoline.
  • Don’t smoke within five feet of storage tanks.

If you see an oil leak, try to contain it as much as possible and call Simple Energy immediately at (603) 298-7200.