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Dealing with a domestic oil spill: Part 3

Owners of domestic oil tanks have the important responsibility for dealing with a leak or spill as quickly and effectively as possible. This is our third and last post dedicated to helping our customers and readers understand what actions to take, should they have concerns about the integrity of their tank.   In this post,. Read More


Dealing with a domestic oil spill: Part 2

This our second post in our short series of blogs covering what you should do in the event of an oil spill from your domestic oil storage tank. You can read part 1 here.   Immediate actions following a domestic oil leak or spill   Turn your oil supply off at the tank, then try. Read More


Dealing with a domestic oil spill: Part 1

In our last post, we talked about the dangers of not replacing an old or damaged oil storage tank – the most serious of which is the risk of an oil leak or spill (read more here).   If you should discover that your domestic oil tank is leaking, it’s essential that you take immediate. Read More


Why you shouldn’t delay replacing a damaged oil tank

There’s no doubt that buying an oil tank represents a substantial investment, so it pays to keep your domestic or commercial tank in good working order and replace it when the time comes.   The dangers of delaying Waiting until your tank falls apart or leaks can cause a potentially expensive, environmental mess and it. Read More


Free your farm from oil price hikes

Farms are powered by oil, whether it’s used to drive a tractor or to power a grain dryer, but storing oil properly is critical to ensure staff and site safety and guard against environmental pollution and fuel loss.   Another key benefit of having your own oil tank is that you are independent of the. Read More


Does Your Tank Meet Building Regulations?

To complete this mini-series of safety considerations when it comes to installing and maintaining your domestic oil storage tank, we’re going to share the key requirements set out by Planning Permission and Building Regulations. There aren’t many, but like the environmental protection guidelines and the fire safety requirements, your tank storage and positioning must adhere. Read More


Protecting the Environment with a Bunded Tank

Last month, we talked about the importance of fire safety regulations in regards to domestic oil storage tanks. However, these are not the only considerations to make when it comes to installing a tank on your property. Even though a spill or leak from a domestic tank is rare, the potential mess can be very. Read More


The Benefits of Heating Oil vs. Natural Gas

Concerns were raised earlier this month as the severe cold-weather front from Siberia (the so-called “Beast from the East”) coincided with a shortage of natural gas across the UK. The National Grid released warnings about depleting reserves, urging suppliers to make more gas available in order to meet the demand of millions of chilly households. Read More


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