There are several potential causes of home oil tank leaks to watch out for. For example, mechanical damage can happen if ice falls off your roof and breaks the oil tank. There have been instances of vehicles hitting oil tanks and causing leaks. Sometimes oil leaks are caused by ruptures to the oil line, too.
Another issue is with regular steel oil tanks, in which moist air can enter the tank when it’s low on fuel. If your tank is excessively low or empty, moisture can build up and corrode your oil tank from the inside out.
With so many things that could go wrong, you can see why it’s so important to have TD Insurance Fuel Oil Overflow or Escape coverage.