When you buy a rainwater storage tank you want it to be in good condition for as long as possible. You should inspect the tank regularly to make sure that there are no problems. Any issues need to be resolved as soon as possible because an inefficient water tank could cause you lots of problems.
You should not worry if your tank develops a few problems. Instead, you just need to follow some simple instructions and your tank will be back to normal in no time at all.
Inspect The Water Tank On A Regular Basis
You should try to inspect the tank at least once a week to make sure that there are no problems. Create a checklist of different problems and then check them off after you are happy that the water storage tank has “passed the test”.
You will be able to spot even the most minor problems with the tank and you will then be able to have this fixed by a professional water storage tank repair company. They will be able to give you further advice about the best ways that you can keep the water storage tank in top condition.
Tighten Loose Rivets
The rainwater tank needs to be as secure as possible so that it can retain all the water that is inside it. If the tank has loose rivets, then the water can start to leak out and you will lose the rainwater as it falls out onto the ground.
The loose rivets need to be tightened, and you can do this yourself by using a spanner.
Remove Rust From The Water Tank
Your rainwater tank is at risk of developing rust if it is made of metal. You need to have the rust completely removed before the tank can start to collect a new batch of rainwater. The most common sign of rust on a metal rainwater tank is patches of brownish-orange. These patches of rust can be treated with special chemicals.
Fix The Connecting Sprinkler Pipes
You do not need to use a hose in order to water the garden. Instead, you can buy a rainwater tank and fix it up to a sprinkler system. This will save you lots of water and you will be able to water the garden merely by flicking a switch to activate the sprinkler system.
The rainwater tank is connected to the sprinkler system by a series of pipes. If these pipes become damaged or blocked, then water will not be able to flow through the sprinkler system and your garden will not get watered properly. The pipes may need to be dug up and replaced if they are not letting the water through.
When you are inspecting your rainwater tank for problems, make sure that you are as thorough as possible. You will be able to fix problems as soon as they occur.