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Protect Your Farm Fuels During Harvest Season

The busy harvest season is on the horizon, so it’s time to ensure your fuel, machinery and tanks are in top-top condition to avoid unplanned maintenance and to keep your farm moving. In today’s climate of fluctuating fuel prices, farms must seek ways to conserve fuel in order to reduce costs. Anyone who has unfortunately experienced problems with their fuel supply will know the impact it can have on production, expenses and stress levels. Check fuel tanks Ensuring your fuels and oils are stored safely during Harvest season is essential to avoid spillages from badly positioned and poorly maintained tanks. One in ten UK farmers have experienced a fuel spillage, so keeping on top of your tank’s condition is vital.…

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Heating Oil

Litttle Known Heating Oil Facts In this month’s TYDK feature we take a look at some heating oil facts. As with our other TYDK features, this article has been written as both an informative piece and a handy guide to heating oil. We’ve tried to make this interesting to those of you who love your facts! Before we hit you with the facts, let us first give you a brief introduction to heating oil. What is heating oil, what is heating oil used for and how is heating oil produced? What Is Heating Oil? Heating oil is a fuel which is burnt in oil-fired boilers and furnaces. It’s similar to kerosene and is often used as an alternative. The only major…

New Commitments for 2019 – Fuel Contract Retention Service

It’s a new year, which means many of us are committed to trying new things like reading more and exercising more, or to curbing those bad habits such as indulging in chocolate and binging on the booze. But is a New Year’s Resolution actually a good intention or just a failed attempt by commitment-phobes? According to Statistic Brain, 27% of us scrap them by the first week of January, with 31% of people giving up after two weeks, and just over half of us reaching the one month post. January is already a gloomy month with the oppressive grey skies and warmer months half a year away, so it’s not surprising that those tasty treats are almost impossible to resist.…

Last Chance Cyber Monday Savings

Did you miss our Red Diesel sale? We’re extending our offer for a limited time only. We are giving you one last chance to take advantage of our discounted red diesel prices Call 0845 877 8023 to make sure you’re stocked up for the cold months. Deals expire today (26/11/18) at 17:00.  

Big Black Friday Red Diesel Savings

Don’t miss out on our discounted Red Diesel prices – TODAY ONLY Here at Nationwide Fuels, we are helping businesses all over the UK cut costs over the Christmas period. Be sure to order your red diesel (gas oil) ahead of the cold busy months to avoid business downtime. But hurry, delivery slots are limited. When the temperature drops, fuel demand increases which means delivery slots get filled quickly. Call 0845 877 8023 to make sure you’re stocked up for the cold months. Deals expire today (23/11/18) at 17:00.  

4 Easy Steps To Keep Your Fuel Healthy During Winter

Put simply, your fuel supply is more susceptible to contamination in the winter. Cold temperatures and wet weather mean that the quality of your fuel is more likely to deteriorate, and in turn create some huge issues for you. Fuel contaminated with water or bugs can damage machinery and therefore result in business downtime. So it cannot be ignored. It’s not a case of just crossing your fingers and hoping for the best. There are measures you can take all year round to minimise the impact of winter weather on your fuel supply. How can you protect against contamination? 1. Keep checking your fuel Early diagnosis of any potential issue is paramount. During the colder months, we suggest checking your…

Scarily Good Red Diesel Deals This Halloween

Are you stocked up on red diesel in time for winter? Running out of fuel can be a business nightmare. When the temperature drops, fuel demand increases which means delivery slots get filled quickly. Make sure you order your fuel ahead of the cold busy months to avoid the spine-chilling problems of downtime. It’s in our name, so it’s no superstition that we provide true nationwide deliveries of our fuels & lubricants. We have been supplying our customers with red diesel for over 60 years to make sure they never experience the costly consequences of running dry. This Halloween we’re offering some devilishly good deals on our red diesel to make sure you never experience your red diesel dilemma. Don’t delay,…

10 Handy Hints to Tackle the Autumn Blues

As our favourite season seems to have ended abruptly, we say farewell to the afternoons spent in the park and the boozy BBQs round at friends. Gone are the long days of sun which are instead replaced by duvet days and mornings spent in bed. But the change in weather and behaviours can be problematic and can often result in several months of feeling flat, fed up and mourning the summer which feels like an eternity ago. To help avoid the post-summer slump, we’ve comprised some mood boosters and handy hints to help you breeze through the season with a smile, and it involves being proactive and ordering your fuels now. 1. Crack that sleeping pattern Waking up exhausted and…

Secure Your Fuel Tank Against Fuel Theft With Our 6 Easy Steps

Fuel is a valuable commodity and when stored locally, it can be an enticing target for thieves. Fuels such as red diesel, kerosene, DERV and their storage tanks can be expensive to replace and fuel theft can leave you not only out of pocket but also cold this winter. Especially if your heating oil is the target, as you’ll have no way to heat your home. With the dark nights descending on us, this opens up an opportunity for thieves due to longer extended periods of darkness which make it more able to successfully steal fuel. Therefore, it’s hugely important to implement security measures to protect your bloodline. Follow our 6 easy steps and you can be rest assured your fuel’s…

Why Do Fuel Prices Change?

Fuel prices go up and down all the time. Perhaps the only other precious commodity whose price changes so abruptly are Freddo bars, which are now up to an eye-watering 25p. Unbelievable, right? But unlike Freddos, the factors which affect fuel prices are incredibly complicated and wide ranging. May 2018 saw the largest petrol and diesel prices in the last 18 years and prices are continuing to sky rocket, with prices having hit a 4 year high. Drivers are being warned that it could cost at least £8 more to fill the tank up compared to last year. So, in order to help you get to grips with the reasons behind the increase, here’s our attempt to demystify the strange…