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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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Advantages of water tank stands

Water tanks and tank stands often, although not always, go hand in hand. The decision whether or not to install you water tank on a tank stand depends on a number of factors. Here are some advantages of water tank stands: Water tanks need to be placed on a firm level surface; water tank stands […]

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Choosing between steel water tank stands & timber water tank stands

In many cases, water tanks will need to be raised above ground level in order to increase water pressure. Here are some points to consider when choosing between steel tank stands and timber tank stands. Timber tank stands will usually be the cheaper option than steel tank stands but this should not be the deciding […]

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What to do with your rainwater from your rainwater tanks

Rainwater harvesting is an environmentally sound practice and it can save money on water bills. Here are a few notes on what you can use rainwater for: Irrigation: Probably the most common use of rainwater from rain water tanks and rain barrels. Very little filtering is required (depending on your irrigation system), especially if a […]

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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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