Articles from Category: "Installation"

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Using a Dry System to Connect Pipework to Your Rainwater Tank

August 2, 2018
Installing a rainwater tank would be pointless if it wasn’t connected via pipes to your roof capture area. To harvest rainwater then, you need to connect a pipework to a downpipe from your gutter to your tank that water can flow through. These pipework systems come in two forms: 1) “Dry System” and 2) “Wet System”. This article […]
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Using a Wet System to Connect Pipework to Your Rainwater Tank

August 2, 2018
To harvest rainwater you need to connect pipework to a downpipe from your roof gutter to your tank that water can flow through. Obviously, your tank will remain empty without pipes that lead rainwater into your tank. These pipework systems come in two forms: 1) “Dry Systems” and 2) “Wet Systems”. This article will explain what a Wet […]
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Plumbing Requirements for Water Tanks in New Homes

August 2, 2018
  When installing a rainwater tank and you want to use your harvested water throughout your house, then you will obviously need some plumbing work carried out. Such as: fitting downpipes from your roof to your tank connecting your tank overflow to a stormwater system connecting your tank to a pressure pump, etc. Depending on your location and […]
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Water Tank Installation

August 1, 2018
Correct preparation is essential to ensure a long and trouble-free life for your water tank. Base Preparation Our poly tanks are very strong, but it is nonetheless important to have your tank standing on a flat level compacted base. This can be a concrete slab or crusher dust, but not sand. The base of your […]
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Site Preparation and Tank Install

June 13, 2018
Correct site preparation is a must before installing your new Tanks Direct tank and we stress the importance of this to ensure the lasting lifespan of the tank. Below are the correct installation procedures for siting your tank, using the following: Concrete slab Tank stand Above ground on a base of compacted crusher dust to […]
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Tank Delivery

June 13, 2018
Tanks Direct manufacture tanks locally in Ayr, North Queensland and offers delivery services to the Central and Northern areas of Queensland. Delivery Costs Delivery costs are determined by the following: Zone 1 (within 400km) – free water tank delivery Zone 2 (400-600km) – 12% of tank sale price Zone 3 (600km+) – $4.20 per km […]