How does water build up in your oil tank?
It’s natural that water will enter your oil tank. It’s a common problem, often caused by the condensation within the tank itself which then begins to settle. This creates a bottom layer of water. Here are a few other ways water can enter your tank:
For more information about how water can build up in your tank, and also how to prevent water from entering your tank, read more.
Here are some negative side effects of water in your tank:
Our heating oil tank water removal kit offers the perfect solution. It contains:
Apply this paste to a dip stick. When the dip stick is in use inside the oil tank, the paste will change colour if it detects water residing in the bottom of your tank.
This polymer filled sock is supplied with a recovery string for easy retrieval when dipped in your oil tank. The polymer will only soak up the water, leaving the heating oil within your tank. This tank sponge has a capacity of 1.5L and is designed for single use.