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Oil Tank Replacement in Staffordshire

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If your property’s heating oil tank is more than 10 years old, it is time to consider a replacement. There are various reasons why you may need replacement oil tank installation in Staffordshire, and the longer you leave it, the more problems you are going to deal with.

We are a leading oil tank maintenance service based in the UK that can provide a range of services to our clients.

From oil tank installation and replacement to the maintenance of your existing tank in March 2024, our team are expert in this kind of heating system and will ensure your property is safe at all times.

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Why Use Us?

We are an accredited oil tank installation service based in the UK and have more than 10 years of experience working in this field.

We provide new oil tanks and replacement oil tanks to our clients across the country, along with the maintenance of any existing tank on the property. Our team works with domestic and commercial oil tanks, working with building regulations and maintaining high standards of professionalism.

As a family-run business, customer relations are incredibly important to us, which is why we not only ensure a professional installation, but our dedicated team will remain on hand to help you. We will work with you to regularly check oil storage tanks.

Our Staffordshire expert team is OFTEC registered and has a great understanding of the building regulations across East Anglia. We work with both domestic and commercial heating oil tanks and are available across the region.

Please contact us to learn more about our services and how we can help you.

Oil Tank Replacement Costs

The cost of oil tank installation in the UK is around £1,000.

There are several factors included in the installation of an oil boiler system that can impact the total cost, including labour and materials. Whether we are replacing an existing oil tank or installing a new one on your site can also contribute to the cost.

Before any work, we will perform an on-site inspection which requires a Building Control Notice. As our team is fully registered, you do not need to self-certify, but this is an option for domestic customers.

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This, along with additional permissions, such as planning permission which may be required to install a holding vessel on the hard surfaced ground, for example, can also contribute to the total cost.

This is especially important in a listed property in Staffordshire where building regulations may limit what kind of work can be done. To ensure a good working condition on site, permissions may be required first.

We aim to offer the best price for our services, both with domestic and commercial oil tanks. To learn more, please contact the team today.

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Why Do I Need To Replace My Oil Tank?

There is a range of reasons why you may need to replace your old oil tank, and our team can help with it all. When it comes to a heating oil tank, not all properties in the UK operate this way, but it is still prevalent in some regions, such as the one we serve.

With that in mind, a new tank may be required to provide hot water and heating to your property. You will need to replace your old oil tank in the following circumstances:

While some oil tanks in Staffordshire can last upwards of 20 years, when they get over a decade old, you will notice more issues within the system than ever before. To avoid damage or contaminated oil tanks, you will need to perform regular maintenance, which is why we offer an annual inspection to all our clients.

why do i need to replace my oil tank?

However, over time you will not be able to repair the issues with the oil tank and oil supply line, meaning it is time to get a new oil tank installed instead. This will happen when the oil tank is over 10 years old.

There are various ways that your oil tank can become damaged over time and, therefore, will need to be replaced. The damage can occur to the holding tank or the secondary containment, based on the kind of system you use, and will need to be replaced for the best results.

With a visual inspection, we can determine whether a new oil tank is required on your site and which kind of system will work best.

When determining whether an oil tank needs replacing, we will look out for signs such as oil leaks, condensation, cracks, plastic swelling (such as on plastic oil tanks), and increased fuel usage.

The kind of damage done to the old oil storage tank may impact the cost of replacement.

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The Oil Tank Replacement Process

There is a standard process that we will follow when it comes to installing replacement oil tanks in Staffordshire.

There are some things we need to do before the new tank can be installed, as well as some work after to ensure the new oil tank works well.

Assessment of Old Tank

Our heating engineers will assess your current fuel supply and the tank system to ensure it is working well. This is where all aspects of the tank will be tested.

Transfer of Oil

If there is any remaining heating oil left in your tank, this will need to be removed via a pump. Any heating oil that can be reused will be held in a temporary tank.

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Removal of the Old Tank

The tank is removed and, if possible, recycled.

New Tank Installation Staffordshire

Your new heating oil tank will be installed to replace the old one.

As registered installers of a range of tanks, including Harlequin tanks, bunded tank systems, and single-skin fuel solutions, we can provide a range of services here.

Oil Transfer

We will now fill the new tank with the fuel left over that could be reused.

Installation Check

Final checks are done to ensure the tank is safe and ready to use, leaving you in complete peace of mind.

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Testimonials

“We are very happy with the service provided by the team”

“Service was offered with high levels of professionalism and installation was done in a short time”

“Highly recommend this company for tank replacement!”

Frequently Asked Questions

How often should you change your oil tank?

You should consider replacing oil tanks after 10 years or so.

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Do oil tanks rot from the inside?

Over time, the fuel you fill your tank with can cause a range of issues like corrosion and rotting.

What happens to my existing oil tank once removed?

Our team will dispose of your tank responsibly and sustainably.

Niche Safety Standards / Environmental Requirements

Oil tanks with less than 2500 litre capacity need to be bunded if they are:

Additionally, planning permission may be required for the oil tank installation on your site, which we can help you with.

Summary

If your current Staffordshire oil tank is causing issues within your property or has experienced damage, then it is time to replace it. Our team can carry out this work and will install a replacement oil tank on your site at a time that suits you.

A working heating oil tank can provide heating and hot water throughout the property, but like all other appliances, is subject to damage over time.

If your oil tank is no longer working as it should, we can help.

Contact the Staffordshire team today to learn more about what we do and the cost of our services.

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Make sure you contact us today for a number of great oil tank replacement services in West Midlands.

Here are some towns we cover near Staffordshire.

Stafford, Stone, Rugeley, Hednesford, Cannock
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What Others Say About Our Services

We absolutely love the service provided. Their approach is really friendly but professional. We went out to five different companies and found Oil Tank Replacement to be value for money and their service was by far the best. Thank you for your really awesome work, we will definitely be returning!

Hayden Barrett
Staffordshire

We have used Oil Tank Replacement for many years as they are certainly the best in the UK. The attention to detail and professional setup is what makes this company our go-to company for all our work. I highly recommend the team for the immense work - we highly recommend them!

Richard Carney
Staffordshire

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