Reducing your carbon footprint

Take a step in the right direction It’s sometimes difficult to know where to start if you want to lessen your impact on the environment. We’re given so much advice, it’s hard to see the wood for the trees. There’s the big steps we can take, like reducing the energy usage from our homes and […]

A Guide to Boiler Care & Maintenance

Keeping heating costs down and the temperature up is the ideal scenario when it comes to heating your home. That’s why it’s important to keep your boiler in top condition, to make sure it’s consuming oil efficiently. Skipping simple, regular maintenance checks could lead to expensive repairs in the long run, or even a boiler […]

How Much Heating Oil Should I Purchase?

When purchasing heating oil, often the most important question customers have is ‘how much oil do I need?’ The amount of heating oil you order can help to bring the cost of your bill down, so it’s important to make sure you order enough oil to meet your usage. Falling short in the winter months […]

How to Make your Heating Oil Last Longer

For most households, energy costs can be an expensive headache to deal with. This is especially the case when the colder winter months arrive, as we naturally start to use more heating oil in a bid to keep our homes warm. So, it’s really important to make the most of the heating oil you have […]

What is Home Heating Oil?

The majority of households in the UK are connected to the national gas grid. However, there are plenty who rely on heating oil to warm their homes instead – with the key difference being that it gets delivered manually and is kept in a storage tank. If you’re new to this, understanding what home heating […]

Heating Oil Delivery

If you need a heating oil top-up or a service on your boiler, then it’s useful to know what steps to take to ensure everything runs smoothly. From making sure your tank is installed correctly, to providing aftercare once you’re a customer, we’ll make sure your home gets plenty of support from us here at […]

Heating Oil Tank Installation Guide

If you’re thinking of updating your heating system, installing a heating oil tank can be a cost-effective way of keeping your bills down and your house warm. Around 1.1m households in the UK are not connected to the national grid and with that figure steadily rising, we believe it’s important to give you the tools […]

COVID-19 and your fuel supply: Certas Energy Domestic customers FAQs

Updated: Tuesday 05 January 2021 As the UK’s largest heating oil supplier, we want to reassure you that we’re working really hard to keep you safe and warm during these unprecedented times. We’ve put a range of measures in place to ensure we can continue to look after our customers with safe and reliable fuel […]

Heating Oil Prices Guide

Heating oil prices: how to get the best deal for your home What are the current heating oil prices in the UK? As of February 2020, heating oil prices are very volatile. Prices can also vary across the UK and can be influenced by a number of factors. Why do heating oil prices fluctuate? In […]

New Oil Storage Regulations in Wales | Certas Energy

As of 15th March 2020, it is required that anyone in Wales who is storing more than 200 litres of oil above ground level must be 110% bunded (provide a secondary spill containment, also known as bunding trays or oil bunds). All oil storage solutions must now feature a secondary containment system to catch any […]