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Advantages of steel water tank stands over timber stands

Steel tank stands for water tanks or rainwater tanks have a number of advantages of equivalent timber tank stands. In South Africa we recommend steel tank stand kits manufactured by JoJo Tanks. Steel tank stands do not have that ‘home-made’ appearance and can be made less noticeable than bulky timber tank stands Steel has known […]

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Water tank stands: Wood or Steel?

Water tanks sometimes need to be elevated on water tank stands or towers to increase water pressure. In South Africa both steel tank stands and timber/wooden tank stands are popular. Here are some notes on why we recommend properly designed & built steel water tank stands. Safety: A steel tank stand that has been designed […]

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Water tank stands: what material is best?

There is no definite answer as to what material is best for the construction of tank stands but here are some facts that make us recommend steel water tank stands most of the time. Steel tank stands do not rot or disintegrate like timber tank stands can Structures made from steel can be more precisely […]

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Rainwater tanks – why use tank stands?

It can be advantages to install rainwater tanks or water tanks on tank stands; the article below outlines some reasons to install your rainwater tank on a tank stand. Rainwater tank stands are a simple but effective solution to the challenges you may face in the installation of a rainwater tank: Rainwater tank stands provide […]

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Water tank stands – some points to consider

Water tanks may need to be installed on water tanks stands for various reasons, the primary one being for water pressure. Here are some points to consider when buying and installing water tank stands: Always ensure that the tank stand is rated to support the size and type of water tank you want to install […]

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Steel water tank stands – read this before you buy

Water tanks and water tank stands are often purchased together; some tank stands are built from scratch on site while others can be bought in kit form and bolted together.  Not all steel water tank stands are equal and from a safety point of view as well as the tank stand’s longevity, there are some […]

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Water tank stands – choose wisely!

Water tank stands are a significant investment, whether they are made from steel, timber or brick.  It is very important to choose water tank stands that are properly designed to support the considerable weight that full water tanks exert on the structure. There are many people in South Africa that purport to be experts at […]

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Water tank stands – why would you need one?

Water tank stands can be made from timber, brick or steel; we recommend steel water tank stands designed by certified structural engineers.  So why would you need a water tank stand? Water tank stands have a primary purpose – that is to elevate a water storage tank to facilitate pressure from the effect of gravity.  […]

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Stands for water tanks: Steel tank stands vs Timber tank stands

Water tank stands are usually used to place water tanks at elevated heights in order to provide pressure. When deciding between a steel water tank stand and a timber water tank stand, there are a number of factors to consider: Availability Steel water tank stands can be bought in kit form in various heights or […]

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