Why You Should Remove Your Unused Oil Tank
The Finks wanted their new tank installed outside. However, their old tank was inside of their home, in their basement. Many homeowners question why they should remove their inactive tank, if it is not being used. However, there are many advantages that come with removing an old, unused tank. Removing a dormant tank is a good is because:
- You avoid the problems associated with lingering sludge. Even if you remove your inactive tank’s fluids, it doesn’t always equate to it being entirely empty. Any liquid or sludge that is left in the tank is dangerous.
- All indoor tanks must be placed at a slope for the inevitable condensation buildup to run into the inline filter. A dormant tank becomes a rusted object sitting in your basement since it collects moisture from the air of your basement.
- Why not use your space wisely? By removing your old, unused oil tank, you can use the space for something else. Also, the hazardous issues associated with a dormant tank will impact all of the other things that you store in your basement.
Therefore, if you have an unused oil tank in your basement, then you will benefit by having it removed. It can only harm you by keeping a dormant tank in your basement.