10 Tips on Tank Preparation for the Winter Season

10 Tips For The Winter Season


With winter weather coming, it is important to prepare your steel water storage tanks. Winter weather and colder temperatures will impact your steel storage tanks, no matter how severe the weather is.


Below are several techniques which can keep your potable water tanks in top operating condition:   • Inspect interior and exterior of tank for evidence of corrosion on metal surfaces • Check screens on roof vents and overflow piping are intact • Examine tank for potential areas of contamination such as roof hatches and other shell penetration • Ensure all access hatches have working locks to prevent unauthorized entry • Visually inspect tank interior for excessive levels of sediment • Inspect tank for safety equipment such as anti-fall systems, roof tie offs and roof railing to ensure components are compliant with current codes. • Perform coating assessment to evaluate remaining lifespan • Review foundation integrity, remove organic debris and determine if potential seismic upgrades are required • Install active tank mixing system to prevent ice buildup and maintain water quality • Develop tank plan service/maintenance schedule  

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No “Tail-Light Warranty” here!

bolted tank warranty

Some bolted steel tank companies’ warranty lasts only as long as you can see the taillights on their trucks as they leave the job site.  We take great pride in the quality of our bolted tanks and the skill of our tank installation teams. Superior Tank Co., Inc. backs all of its bolted tanks with one of the best warranties in the ground storage tank industry.

Over the last 30 years, Superior Tank has earned an outstanding reputation for customer service and our warranty coverage.  We are known for doing business the right way and taking care of our customers. We send out our people to resolve any issues with your steel tank. Our warranty does not require you to uninstall the part, ship the part back then wait for us to decide what to do next. Nor will we ever prorate the value of the part and send you a check and expect that will resolve the problem.

We understand the high cost of having your storage tank out of service or the extensive amount of damage a defective oil or water storage tank can cause. We design, manufacture and install all of our ground storage tanks NOT to have problems in the first place! Our API SPEC Q1/ISO 9001:2008 certification is evident of our commitment to quality.

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