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Poly Water Tank Models – Shapes and Sizes

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When it comes to selecting a rainwater tank to purchase you’ll need to choose a particular model type. If you have open spaces on your property, then maybe a large round water tank will be fine. On the other hand, if you don’t have much space then a slimline tank or two joined together might ...

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Should You Choose Poly Tanks or Steel Tanks?

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Are you looking to purchase a rainwater tank for your home and having problems deciding upon which tank material to go for? You probably didn’t realise there were so many different types of tanks to choose from. Hopefully this article can assist you with your decision. This question is complicated by the fact that th ...

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Poly Tanks vs Steel Tanks – Strength and Durability Compared

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In terms of durability, there is a belief circulated around that all poly water tanks will become brittle and break down in the Sun. After all, polymer is a plastic and we have all seen how plastic objects decompose and become powdery time. This is similar to saying all steel will corrode in the weather ...

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What is Your Water Tank Warranty Really Worth?

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When investing in something large or costly you want to know that it will last. Every brand and business will always guarantee a quality product, but we often discover that this is not actually the case. So as a consumer, it is always reassuring to have a warranty that can be claimed upon just in ...

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Verifying Australian Tank Standards Compliance

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Many rainwater tank suppliers often state their poly tank materials comply with the AS/NZS 4766 (“Polyethylene Storage Tanks for Water and Chemicals”). If a company claims their poly tanks are certified to the AS/NZS 4766, this does not guarantee that yours will be. This is because it is actually left up ...

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How to Choose the Right Water Tank Size

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There are two approaches that you can take when determining the size of rainwater tank that you need. You will need to decide for yourself which approach is most suitable. Approach #1: The Bigger The Better We have obviously all heard this phrase, when it comes to rainwater tanks. Many in the industry recommend buying ...

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How to Choose Your Water Tank Colour

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When choosing your rainwater tank, there are a number of things to consider. The more obvious things are what water tank material you should go for, and what size water tank do you need. Most choose food-grade poly rainwater tanks due to their strength, light-weight and reasonable price. An advantage to poly tanks is t ...

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Steel vs Concrete vs Fibreglass vs Poly Tanks

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Which Water Tank Material is Best? Rainwater tanks come in a lot of different sizes, shapes and materials. This article covers some advantages and disadvantages of the most commonly used materials in rainwater tanks. Decide for yourself which type of water tank best suits your needs. Fibreglass Water Tanks Fibreglass ...

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