Keep warm without worry and get protection from the costs of cleaning and decontamination in the event of an accidental overflow or leakage of fuel oil.
While your home insurance policy does not cover decontamination of the premises, the Overflow or leakage of domestic fuel oil protection will give you up to $100,000 in coverage.
Soil cleaning and decontamination following an accidental overflow or leakage of domestic fuel oil can be very costly and is not covered by your home insurance. Fortunately, you could enjoy your oil heating system without having to worry.
If you need to leave your home while it is being decontaminated, we could pay for your accommodation costs. And if you have tenants, you might not have to absorb the loss of rent for this period.
There’s little chance that damage caused by an accidental overflow or leakage of domestic fuel oil would be limited to your house. Fuel oil can contaminate sewers, streams and wildlife habitats, which would then involve your liability. Fortunately, the Overflow or leakage of domestic fuel oil protection covers your liability for up to $100,000.
The best way to avoid an accidental fuel oil overflow or leakage is to ensure proper maintenance of your heating oil tank. Here are a few tips on prevention and maintenance.