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Old 29.07.2011, 15:00
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Buying Heating Oil

We have recently moved house and I need to buy some heating oil. What is the routine, call a company and ask them to deliver XXX litres of heating oil. Do you have to pay up front, or do you get a paying in slip, or can you pay over a number of months. Any help / advice appreciated.

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Re: Buying Heating Oil

lots of online places where you can get a quote, agrola, migrol etc. or call avia etc. just type heizoel into google.ch
You say if you want xxxx litres (often cheaper the more you buy) or them to fill the tank.
They come, connect up the tanker to the filling point (you have to tell them when you order if it's a huge distance etc), you sign a receipt from the tanker which has counted the litres discharged and they send you a bill in the post.
edit: Oh and you choose the type (quality) of oil you want. we pick "schwefelarm" (low sulphur) which costs slightly more.
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We have recently moved house and I need to buy some heating oil. What is the routine, call a company and ask them to deliver XXX litres of heating oil. Do you have to pay up front, or do you get a paying in slip, lor can you pay over a number of month. Any help / advice appreciated.
Check your heating oil tank for a little tag or card. We have one on both of our heating oil tanks that list the date filled, the amount and it has the phone number and name of the company. Am guessing yours might also have this somewhere???
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Re: Buying Heating Oil

We have an official (red) book - it's called "Tankkontrollheft" and it needs to be filled in for each delivery with how much was in the tank before and how much they filled. It says on the front that the tank must not be filled without having the book.
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We have recently moved house and I need to buy some heating oil. What is the routine, call a company and ask them to deliver XXX litres of heating oil. Do you have to pay up front, or do you get a paying in slip, or can you pay over a number of months. Any help / advice appreciated.
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Heizöl Discount Hanspeter Stalder AG
Rietacker 27, 9548 Matzingen
052 376 16 86 ‎ · heizöl-discount.ch


Caspar Tanner Söhne AG
Lindenstrasse 12, 8500 Frauenfeld
052 720 60 60 ‎ · tanner.ch
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Niederwies, 8363 Bichelsee
071 971 23 91 ‎


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071 911 47 47 ‎ · hamma-uwt.de


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Metzgergasse 29, 9000 St. Gallen
071 222 02 30 ‎ · stgallen.vomfass.ch


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"vom Fass" stores do sell stuff out of barrels, but it's olive oil (and wine, vinegar etc) rather than heating oil
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"vom Fass" stores do sell stuff out of barrels, but it's olive oil (and wine, vinegar etc) rather than heating oil
BUG TOOMMM!!!!!

I put in Heizungoel into my "Google Maps".... I cut, I paste, I get olive oil.....
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BUG TOOMMM!!!!!

I put in Heizungoel into my "Google Maps".... I cut, I paste, I get olive oil.....
they're actually a rather nice franchise. There's one in Zug (Neugasse 14) - go and have a look
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they're actually a rather nice franchise. There's one in Zug (Neugasse 14) - go and have a look
Next to Engel & Volkers? Ill have to check it out.
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We have recently moved house and I need to buy some heating oil.
When we had a heating oil tank, the company just wanted to know its overall capacity so they could decide what size truck to send.

Oh, and the prices are MUCH lower in the Summer months.

Only an idiot would wait until the depths of Winter, then pay over the odds for the oil, not to mention having to help the truck driver shovel a path through the snow to the cellar for the oil pipe, becasue the truck couldn't make it through the snow to the actual house......
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Re: Buying Heating Oil

Telandy, you might ask your neighbors what they do. Often a Quartier or neighborhood buys as a group.

This is what we do - one neighbor organizes it, watches prices during the summer, etc. Then he orders for the whole neighborhood, getting a discount for the large order.
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Telandy, you might ask your neighbors what they do. Often a Quartier or neighborhood buys as a group.
Yes, we have this as well, and do it fast, usually our neighborhood bulk buying is in Sept., if you miss it you pay a signifcantly higher price.
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edit: Oh and you choose the type (quality) of oil you want. we pick "schwefelarm" (low sulphur) which costs slightly more.
yes. and check your boiler ahead of time before buying the oil.

when mine stopped yesterday, i opened up the unit to find a warning label that it required oil with sulphur content <50ppm whereas I bought oil with <1000ppm sulphur

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yes. and check your boiler ahead of time before buying the oil.

when mine stopped yesterday, i opened up the unit to find a warning label that it required oil with sulpher content <50ppm whereas I bought oil with <1000ppm sulpher
But <1000ppm is less than 50ppm, and better for the environment.
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But <1000ppm is less than 50ppm, and better for the environment.
1000ppm is 20x more sulphur than 50ppm
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Re: Buying Heating Oil

We have a neighbours' assoc for buying oil in bulk for cheaper price. Bestprice ever the other day, from memory 67 cts.
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We have a neighbours' assoc for buying oil in bulk for cheaper price. Bestprice ever the other day, from memory 67 cts.
For small quantities you can already get a price of 64.4:

https://www.migrol-heizoel.ch/?m=300...168.1605011956
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that was 3 weeks ago, unfortunately we filled up in the Summer at higher price.
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that was 3 weeks ago, unfortunately we filled up in the Summer at higher price.
well. still is a great price...
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Re: Buying Heating Oil

We got CHF 59.95/100L TTC for 6'600 litres (Eco 50ppm) from Coop for delivery next week. It was ordered two weeks ago.

Here is the Coop link:

DE: https://www.coop-heizoel.ch/

FR: https://www.coop-mazout.ch/
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