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Posted on September 22, 2015

Why Do You Need a Rainwater Tank in Your Home?

The Benefits of Rainwater Tanks in Melbourne Water is one resource in Australia that can be scarce in every state, even in relatively rainy Victoria. As a result, most of us have lived through water restrictions at one time or another. Fortunately, installing a rainwater tank is an excellent way to ensure a private water supply for your Melbourne household, allowing you to save water for a non-rainy day. It’s also an excellent practice in … Read More

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How to Choose the Perfect and Most Durable Rain Water System

Choosing the Best and Most Durable Rainwater Tank Winter has just ended, which means that rainfall is going to be less frequent and we’ll be using more water for watering our gardens, washing, cooking and drinking. Think back to your water bills this time last year, and the year before that – did they go up over that 12 month period? If you’re in the same boat as most people, it’s a boat surrounding increasingly … Read More

Posted on September 10, 2015

How to Choose the Best Slimline Water Tank for Your Needs

If you’re looking to install a slimline water tank on your Melbourne property, there are a number of factors that must first be considered. From choosing a size that’s large enough for your requirements, through to selecting a colour that complements the appearance of the tank’s surroundings, we list several considerations to keep in mind when you’re trying to choose the best slimline rainwater tank for your needs. Decide on a suitable tank size and … Read More

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How Do Water Tanks Work?

In these budget-conscious times, we all want to save money wherever possible. Whether it’s switching to solar energy or converting our vehicles to run on LPG instead of petrol, we’re all looking for the smartest way to use our resources. The same applies to our use of water; restrictions on using reservoir water over the last 15 years combined with skyrocketing costs has resulted in many homeowners and businesses installing rainwater tanks in their backyards, … Read More

Posted on September 2, 2015

Water Tanks for Fire Fighting In Melbourne

Every summer, Melbourne experiences a barrage of extremely high temperatures that leave us vulnerable to bushfires and spot fires. It’s a dangerous time that can put both lives and properties in peril, which is why it’s important to take the necessary measures to be fire-ready. Water tanks are frequently used in Melbourne for fire protection – here are some steps to optimise them for your property. Heat-Resistant Materials Water tanks should be made from materials … Read More

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How to Clean Your Water Tanks

If you have a rainwater tank at home, it’s essential to have it cleaned and maintained regularly to prevent undesirable problems. When left untreated, harmful bacteria can accumulate and form a thick layer of sediment at the bottom of your tank. This decomposing debris commonly consists of leaves, dust, ash, plant matter, bird droppings, and even dead animals like rats, snakes and insects that have entered through downpipes. Not only may you experience blocked water … Read More

Posted on August 31, 2015

5 Top Tips to Prevent Water Tanks from Freezing

While the concept of frozen water tanks may seem preposterous to most residents of Australia, it’s a harsh reality for many who live in the colder regions of Tasmania and Victoria. While our beautiful country is known for its scorching summers, the winters can unfortunately be just as extreme. If you live in a particularly cold region, such as the colder suburbs of Melbourne, here are five simple tips to prevent your tanks from freezing: … Read More

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Melbourne Needs More Water Tanks

For the last five years, Melbourne has been awarded the title of ‘the most liveable city in the world’ based on a variety of criteria including stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. This city has frequently come out on top so by all accounts we don’t want for much. However, wanting and needing are two very different things, and if there’s one thing Melbourne needs, it’s more water tanks. Here’s why they … Read More

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