If you want to store oil on your property, then you’ll need a purchase an oil tank that allows you to do this safely, responsibly and in line with all current environmental legislation. There is a huge variety of oil tanks on the market today in all different sizes, styles and materials. For that reason, it’s important to do your research and find the most suitable tank that will best fit your specific needs and requirements. To help you choose the best storage tank for your property, here’s everything you need to know about plastic bunded oil tanks. What is a bunded oil storage tank? A ..
Whether you’re replacing an old oil tank or installing one for the first time, it’s important to choose a quality tank that will ensure your fuel is stored safely. Bunded oil tanks are widely considered to be the securest storage solution available on the market due to their unique tank-within-a-tank construction. This clever design means that any leaked fuel will be safely contained within the outer tank, where it can then be easily removed without causing any environmental harm. It’s important to be aware that even a small oil leak can cause serious damage to the surrounding environment. For..
You can find a huge selection of oil tanks on the market today - from single skin plastic tanks to fully bunded metal tanks. Each style of oil tank has its advantages and disadvantages, so it’s important to find the most suitable one that meets your needs and specifications. Bunded oil tanks are different from other models due to their unique tank-within-a-tank design. All bunded tanks come with a second outer layer that will contain any oil in the event of a leak or spill. For that reason, bunded tanks are generally considered the safest and most secure way to store fuel, while minimising ..
Septic tanks are installed when connection to a mains sewer pipe is not possible. Septic tanks are therefore mostly installed in rural locations. A septic tank is an underground chamber usually manufactured from plastic or GRP through which domestic wastewater flows for very basic treatment. The septic tank allows the solid waste to settle and then the wastewater flows through the tank, out of the outlet and is then dispersed into a drainage field. Septic tanks are no longer allowed to discharge into surface water such as a watercourse (includes ditch or a stream) as the wastewater is now d..
Natural Resources Wales have announced a new set of regulations relating to the storage of oil at commercial premises in Wales. The Oil Storage Regulations 2016 will be coming into force in March 2020 and mean that all above ground oil storage tanks in excess of 200 litres must have a secondary containment system to prevent oil from escaping into the environment in the event of a leak or spillage. These new rules were brought into force to help minimise the risk of environmental harm when storing oil and other fuel on commercial premises. What do the rules mean? The new regulations apply..
As the weather starts to get colder with the end of Summer and the start of the heating season approaches now is a good time to check your oil storage tank. It is still important to check your oil tank regularly and carry out any necessary maintenance to ensure that your tank is in the best condition and ready for your next oil delivery. With this in mind, here are some key steps you should take to maintain your oil tank ready for Winter. Keep your tank up to date The first step to maintaining your tank is to ensure that it meets all current regulations with regards to oil storage. This ..
Rural properties offer a number of unique challenges due to their remote location. For instance, many rural homes are not connected to the main gas grid, so have to rely on alternative fuel options, such as oil central heating. When storing fuel onsite, it is important that you do so in a way that is safe, secure, and responsible. There are many different storage solutions available on the market. Bunded oil tanks ensure that your storage complies with environmental legislation and are considered the safest and most efficient way to store heating oil. With this in mind, here are the top reason..
There is a huge variety of fuel storage options on the market today and oil tanks come in a wide range of different sizes and styles. Having a bunded oil tank installed on your property offers a number of benefits such as - protecting your fuel from leaks and theft, saving you money by allowing you to buy your fuel in bulk and also allowing you to create a home off the main grid. To get the most out of your investment, it is important that you choose an oil tank that is the most appropriate size for your property and needs (there is no point buying a 2500 litre tank if you only ever order 1000..
Bunded oil tanks come in a wide variety of sizes and styles - from plastic to steel and single-skinned to double bunded. Whether it’s time to replace an old tank or install a brand new one, it’s vital that you purchase the best quality tank available. If you are currently deciding which tank will be most appropriate for your storage needs, then here’s everything you need to know about plastic bunded heating oil tanks. What is a plastic bunded oil tank? Plastic oil tanks were introduced to provide a more efficient, low-maintenance option to traditional steel tanks. They allow you to store..
There is a massive selection of oil tanks available on the market today. This includes plastic tanks, steel tanks, single-skinned tanks, and bunded oil tanks. You may be familiar with the term ‘bunded oil tank’ but you may be wondering - what is a bunded oil tank and how is it different from other storage tanks available? Below, we are going to answer all the frequently asked questions about bunded oil tanks, and look at why a bunded tank is the safest and most efficient solution for your oil storage. What do I need to know before buying an oil tank? You should be aware that oil tanks co..