Domestic oil tank installations and oil tank replacement for home heating oil fired appliances such as boilers, Aga and Rayburns have always been the core of Southern Tank Services Ltd skills. Our teams of friendly OFTEC (Oil Firing Technical Association) qualified engineers are experienced, trained and fully insured for domestic and commercial installation work for your complete peace of mind.
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The procedure for replacing domestic home heating oil tanks or commercial sized tanks are basically the same.
Typically, after the initial site visit to assess the current oil tank installation, we'll check your garden for access and carry out an Environmental Risk Assessment for oil storage and present a solution that will comply with current building regulations, oil storage regulations and OFTEC guidelines. After agreeing with the quotation cost and on your instruction, we will commence the oil tank replacement by:
For more information about OFTEC Oil Fired Technical Association - click here to visit the OFTEC website.
The FPS (Federation of Petroleum Suppliers) is the trade association for the oil distribution industry in the UK and Republic of Ireland. It also publishes some very useful information for oil tank installation and the safe storage of fuel oils.
The Environment Agency publish a series of Pollution Prevention Guides (PPG), 'PPG2-Above Ground Oil Storage Tanks' is for non-domestic installations. It contains some very useful information for all aspects of fuel oil storage and best practice for installation, ancillary equipment such as pumps, pipework and draw off hoses.
The UK Government also has information on the oil storage regulations and home owners responsibility on their website, visit the website here
For domestic oil tank replacements and services we cover Bath & Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and West Berkshire.
If you have questions about oil storage installations or any aspect of oil tanks and storage, please feel free to call our experts or send an email via our Contact page