Articles from Category: "Water Tank Maintenance"

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How to Leaf and Mosquito-Proof Your Water Tank

August 1, 2018
When you purchase a rainwater tank, and have it plumbed into your house, the last thing you want are leaves or mosquitoes contaminating your tank water. Rainwater diverters can help to collect cleaner water in an efficient manner. They play an important role in filtering dirty rainwater that may otherwise enter your tank. It is […]
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How to Clean Inside Your Rainwater Tank

August 1, 2018
You want to ensure the rainwater collected in your tank remains clean and fresh, especially if used for washing, cleaning or drinking. Properly maintaining the water quality in your tank also extends the life of your tank pump, water filters and household appliances plumbed into your rainwater. If you have had a rainwater tank for several years, […]
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How to Clean Sludge Out of a Rainwater Tank

August 1, 2018
As part of proper tank maintenance procedures, it is often advised that tanks be inspected inside for sediment build-up at least every two years. This article examines tank sludge, how it gets in your tank and more importantly how you can clean it out should you find it in the bottom of your tank. What […]