Those who work in the trade for oil burners should be knowledgeable about their product lines, whether they deal in oil furnaces or aromatherapy oil burners. Distributors often work with clients to ship out regular orders of the items they need, which comes in handy, especially for retailers who need to keep their shelves stocked.
Besides large discounts, oil burner distributors may offer personalized service, online ordering and account management, 24/7 customer support, and repair service, in the case of furnaces. Promotions, coupons, rate quotes, and delivery are among the other services offered.
Aromatherapy sellers often have websites where they can show off their products such as electric warmers, candles, lamps, essential oils, and fragrances. Oil burner and furnace dealers also sell products online to contractors and HVAC professionals. They may sell entire boiler systems, along with nozzles, parts, and cleaners for this type of home heating system.
Dealers may also operate a store front or warehouse, where customers can view the selection, from scented candles and lamps to porcelain, ceramic, and glass oil warmers. Home improvement stores carry many of the necessary components for HVAC professionals to install in homes and businesses, such as electric furnaces and heating elements.
Skills needed to succeed in this business include having strong communications skills, good business sense, and good salesmanship. Professionals in this line of work should be courteous, helpful with all customers, and efficient in their work, whether that entails leading a contractor to the right boiler system or setting up a shipment of aromatherapy products to a client.