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When replacing an oil tank, you should consider replacing it with a tank that has a double wall to prevent oil spills. A vent alarm is installed between the vent pipe and oil tank with a whistle that hangs into the tank. Home heating oil tank removal is a delicate procedure, especially when the tank is underground. Even if you think the tank is young, and not leaking, buried oil tanks should be tested for water in the tank bottom. An AST (above ground storage tank) will have condensation from the oil inside the tank that will cause the storage tank to rust. The perfect situation would be you are purchasing a property that has an underground oil tank. Once the existing tank is removed, the ground is leveled and a soft bed of soil is set to replace the old tank with the new tank.
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Insurance coverage for home heating oil tank spills will vary depending on the insurance company. Be aware of the cost, and keep all receipts. A leaking tank may require environmental remediation of the surrounding soil and any nearby water sources if the tank held fuel. The price of tank installation will include pumping over any usable oil from the old tank to the new tank. The oil tank and all water, oil or sludge should be recycled properly.
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An oil tank replacement service can remove and test the tank location or do soil borings to test the soil where a tank was previously buried. The old tank will be cut open, cleaned out, and brought to an approved facility for disposal and ultimately recycled. When you want to decommission your oil tank, you can abandon or remove the tank. Once the tank has been removed, the contractor will take soil samples to determine if a release has occurred. After the tank has been properly purged, an inspection of the oxygen level in the tank should be performed. The soils in the tank will be removed and staged adjacent to the excavation. Overlying soils will be excavated, exposing the top of the tank. After the tank has been excavated to expose the top, and all pumpable liquids removed, the tank should be purged of petroleum vapors.
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All work should be performed to the highest standards and undertaken by fully qualified and registered professionals with years of experience. Any joinery work involved in the installation of a central heating boiler can be undertaken if required. There are many boiler manufacturers and boiler prices can vary depending on the boiler type, size, performance, quality and guarantee. An annual boiler service ensures the boiler is working efficiently and safely. Choose engineers that are experienced and fully registered with a trade association to ensure the site is prepared and that your installation is carried out to the safest possible standard. With a team of experienced engineers on hand to install and maintain your boiler, you can be certain that you will be looked after from start to finish. We offer same day oil tank replacement, oil tank installation and removal services in Long Island New York, temporary oil tanks, whistle installation, tank gauge installation.