Why You Need Storage Tank Maintenance

If you own or operate a business that requires the use of storage tanks and are wondering why you need storage tank maintenance, the answer is simple. It’s incredibly important for many reasons. First and foremost, storage tank maintenance keeps your tanks in good working order at all times. That’s a critical component to your overall business operations. Think of it this way. What would happen if one of your storage tanks leaked? Would you need to shut down operations until the mess was cleaned up, which could take hours or even days? What if that leak started really small and went unnoticed for a while?

Whatever chemical or other material being stored in the tank could cause a great deal of damage to the environment. For example, it may leak down deep into the ground and enter into the groundwater? If that happens, the business is on the line for some large fines. You may also be facing a significant amount of legal fees. To make matters worse, from a financial perspective, the business will most likely be responsible for fixing the damage to the environment that the storage tank leak caused. That figure can run so high that we don’t even want to mention it in this article.

Last but certainly not least, if your storage tank leak ends up polluting the environment it could easily make the local news and end up in the newspapers. That can easily ruin your business reputation and your good name. The good news is that tank leaks can be avoided when storage tank maintenance is performed by professional technicians on a regular basis. The storage tank maintenance technician will also thoroughly clean your storage tanks, which is needed to keep them in good working order at all times. It’s also necessary each and every time that you decide to store a different liquid or solid in the storage tank.

For example, you may be currently storing gasoline, but plan to store diesel fuel. Even though you’re going to empty the gasoline before pumping in the diesel, there will still be a great deal of gasoline residue inside the storage tank. You certainly don’t want the gasoline mixing in with the diesel. In addition, it’s never a smart idea to attempt to clean your storage tanks yourself or have your employees do the work. Only an expert in storage tank maintenance has the ability to complete the job properly. You simply cannot afford to take any unnecessary risks to both your employees or your storage tanks.

If you have any general questions about storage tank maintenance, or would like to learn more about our storage tank maintenance services, or would like to schedule an appointment we are happy to help. Please contact us today! Jolin Paving & Excavating, Inc. is your New England connection for a vast variety of environmentally related services. Our company has been serving Boston Massachusetts, Southern NH, VT & ME as well as Northern CT & RI since 1952. Please Contact us to learn more today.

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