Heating oil tank inspections

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Prevention is better than cure. That’s why it’s important to have an oil tank inspection and your heating oil storage tank checked by a trained Silvey tankCHECK technician to avoid costly problems at a later date.

Avoiding problems is easy with our tank inspection service - Silvey tankCHECK.

All Silvey drivers are trained oil tank technicians and can carry out the survey prior to filling up. Our technician will leave you with a copy of the survey and if any remedial work is required, can arrange for a quotation to be sent to you shortly after.

The tankCHECK survey will:

  • Flag issues and minimise risk. Your tank installation is checked to ensure it meets current fire and pollution regulations and potential risks to your property or surrounding environment are assessed
  • Show early warning signs. The remaining lifespan of your tank is estimated, ensuring you can plan for when it needs to be replaced
  • Avoid build-up of damaging pressure. Lids and vents are checked to ensure no water or debris is getting into the tank and the tank is able to breathe. This avoids a build up of pressure which may cause stress to the tank
  • Ensure the tank gauge is in good working order. Your tank gauge is checked to ensure it is serviceable and reading correctly
  • Eliminate the risk of water damage. Over time, small amounts of water from condensation can build up in the bottom of your tank (water is heavier than oil). Initially harmless, if allowed to build up it can block filters and cause a boiler breakdown. We can apply a special paste to the bottom of your tank to identify any water so it can be dealt with before it becomes a problem.

If you are interested in tankCHECK, please call your local office or download the application form



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