Central heating oil is used to heat your home. Thousands of domestic homeowners use central heating oil to keep their homes warm during colder months.
It is effective, efficient and one of the cheapest ways of heating your home, making it a popular choice among homeowners in the UK. It is estimated that over one million homes are currently using oil central heating systems instead of the gas alternative.
At NWF Fuels, we are an experienced and reliable supplier of domestic central heating oil with a passionate team dedicated to getting you the very best price every time. Providing a friendly and knowledgeable service, we offer expertise and deliver fuel oil to homes across the UK.
This guide will explain everything you need to know about central heating oil including how much it costs and how to buy it.
What is central heating oil?
Central heating oil or home heating oil is the name used for heating applications in central heating systems. In oil-fired boilers and furnaces, heating oil is burned, and the heat is passed to the water flowing around the central heating system.
Oil-fired boilers are advantageous for those living in rural areas without a connection to a main gas supply. Additionally, central heating oil is typically cheaper than electric heating alternatives.
Central heating oil prices
Due to an unpredictable economic climate in the UK, the price of central heating oil is changing regularly. The average cost of heating oil is dependent and can be impacted by several different factors.
The cost of crude oil, weather conditions, ongoing world conflict, distribution costs, seasonal demand and increasing production costs are just some of the factors that can impact the price of heating oil in the UK.
At NWF Fuels we aim to provide the best service at the best possible price. Our mission is to keep costs to a minimum without compromising on service. That’s why we offer a free instant quote with no obligation based on the most up-to-date information. Get a free heating oil quote today.
Is it a good time to buy oil for central heating?
As temperatures decrease and the demand for fuel increases, the price of central heating oil typically also goes up. With a frosty winter season ahead, prices of home heating oil are expected to climb high.
The best time to buy oil for central heating systems is considered to be as temperatures rise and the seasonal demand for central heating oil falls.
Why buy central heating oil from NWF
At NWF Fuels, we are a leading supplier of domestic heating oil with a passionate team that offers friendly and knowledgeable service across the UK.
We deliver home heating oil six days a week as standard and increase this to seven days a week during busy periods to ensure receive central heating oil without issue even during periods of high demand.
Our extensive depot network operated by local people means we can supply the fuel you need when you need it and where you want it.
For more information about central heating oil and to see how we can help, get in touch with the fuel experts at NWF Fuels today.
Oil central heating FAQs
Is heating oil going up or down in 2023?
As the cost-of-living crisis in the UK continues to impact us all, experts predict that home heating oil costs will continue to rise before they come down. However, due to the turbulent UK economy and events across the world, this is subject to change. You can get the latest pricing here.
Is it a good time to buy central heating oil?
In September 2023, the price of home heating oil rose to the highest it had been since February earlier this year. Experts predict that home heating oil costs will continue to rise before dropping.
Are central heating oil and home heating oil the same?
Central heating oil is also known as home heating oil and is used for heating applications in central heating systems. Thousands of domestic homeowners use central heating oil and home heating oil to keep their homes warm during colder months.
Do you deliver central heating oil locally?
Our extensive depot network operated by local people means we can supply the fuel you need when you need it. We deliver home heating oil locally six days a week as standard and increase this to seven days a week during busy periods. Find your local depot today.
What about emergency deliveries?
NWF Fuels offers an emergency heating oil delivery service that will deliver the urgent top-up you need straight to your tank, all at a competitive price. Thanks to our network of depots, we have a robust supply chain and coverage nationwide, so we have the fuel, and can get your emergency fuel delivery to you wherever you are.