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Hiring an Oil Supplier

Author: Rachel Gelb
Category: Service

Oil is a necessity for many homeowners, making it important to find a trustworthy oil supplier. A reliable business will provide experience and quality oil that will last. Use these tips when searching for an oil supplier.

Tips for Hiring an Oil Supplier:

Ask for Recommendations.
 Ask friends and family to suggest reliable and affordable oil suppliers they have used in the past. Check out oil suppliers at Avoid businesses with numerous complaints against their services.

Get Multiple Estimates.  It is suggested to contact at least three oil businesses to find the best offer.  Look for a supplier that can provide you with affordable oil without compromising the quality of the oil.

Ask for References.  Make sure the business you choose can provide a list of references you may contact. Ask the previous customers about their experience with the supplier and the quality of the oil.  

Research Financing Programs.  There are many different ways to finance an oil purchase; budget plans, price-cap programs, and pre-purchase programs are all options. Understand the details of each program before choosing. Some offer protection against price increases and others do not. After choosing, be clear on how much the payments will cost and the time period when they are paid.

About the Author: Rachel Gelb is Communications and Marketing Manager for BBB serving Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont. Find Rachel on Google +.

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