Safety installation of the oil tank is the primary concern for any organization. Ensuring the safety of the fuel storage and preventing leaks is crucial for the safety of the environment. It is best to install an oil tank far away from living area. Installing tank in the outside is subject to condensation issues with changes in temperature water may seep into the tank. This could lead to corrosion. Water dripping from the roof can enter the tank and contaminate the fuel inside. Over a period of time, outside tanks become unstable and pose environmental risks. During winter outside tanks require anti-gel additives to keep the liquid from gelling in the cold weather.
Improper oil tank installation can lead to leaks. This can affect the environment and result in expensive cleanups. To prevent spills, it is important to perform maintenance checks regularly. While considering an installation, it is important to check if the tank legs are stable, and the tank surface is free of rust. While installing the tank ensure it is dent free. The filters and valves have to be drip free, and no signs of leakage have to be detected. The tank has to be protected during winters, especially from ice and snow. The tank vent has to be unclogged particularly from insect nests. The vent alarm has to work properly. The piping region has to be checked for leaks.
Installing an above the ground fuel storage tank is simpler. It is environment safe and maintenance is easier. These come in varied shapes and sizes to suit the space and application of an organization or home. AGT are constructed of steel assuring quality and zero maintenance for years. This is a welded construction and with external pressurized wash treatment and enamel and primer cost the tank is highly durable. Installing double walled tanks is a wise option to protect from spillage. The outer tanks hold the contents in case a leak develops. The space between inner tank and the outer tank is monitored by a gauge. This is a sponge-like material that can absorb the leak. As the material swells, the rod comes on the top of the tank. This activates the indicator.
After installing the tank, it is best to get an inspection done by the oil company before filling the tank with the oil. The valves, pipes have to be thoroughly checked for any damage to prevent leakage. Identify the right installation company to get the work done within deadlines and without compromise on quality.