Why should you clean your fuel when you are relocating your domestic fuel tank?

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There are many factors to consider when it comes to moving or relocating your domestic fuel tank, including legal requirements regarding placement and positioning. But one thing you shouldn’t overlook is the quality of your fuel. Fuel should be cleaned when you are relocating to bring a number of different benefits that you can take advantage of. 

So, why should you clean your fuel when you are relocating your domestic fuel tank?

There are a number of reasons why you should consider cleaning your fuel when moving your fuel tank. These include:

  • Practicality
  • Removing dirt and debris
  • Preventing corrosion
  • Ensuring high fuel quality
  • Saving money

Practical and convenient

It makes practical sense to clean your fuel when relocating your domestic fuel tank because the fuel will need to be emptied out anyway, in order to move and reposition the tank. Fuel polishing can be a practical part of this process, cleaning the fuel when it is already being moved from tank to container. 

In addition, relocating a fuel tank often means installing a new fuel tank, and moving the fuel to this new tank, removing the old fuel tank completely. It’s quite a common process for people updating and upgrading the fuel tank system to move or reposition this so that it is in a more practical space in line with personal preferences and requirements, as well as legal requirements. As a result, cleaning the fuel at this point is very practical as the fuel is being moved from one place to another.

Cleaning your fuel removes dirt and debris

Over time, dirt, debris, and other contaminants can accumulate in your fuel tank. Cleaning your fuel is an important step when relocating your domestic fuel tank because it helps to ensure that the fuel being transferred is free from these contaminants. This can help to prevent damage to your new tank if you are upgrading or changing, or to your heating system, which could include clogged or broken lines, filters, and burners.

Prevent corrosion in your fuel tank

Long-term storage of your fuel tank can lead to moisture buildup, which can lead to corrosion of the tank walls. Rust and other debris may be produced as a result, contaminating your fuel. Before moving the fuel to a new tank, or before adding the fuel back into the existing but relocated tank, cleaning your fuel can be the perfect solution.

Ensure high fuel quality by cleaning your fuel

When moving fuel to a new tank, cleaning your existing fuel can help to ensure that the fuel is of high quality. This is crucial if the fuel has been sitting in the tank for a while as it might have deteriorated and degraded during that time period. Corrosion and rust, as well as dust and dirt may have entered the tank and contaminated the fuel. Using high quality fuel that is free from contaminants can help to improve fuel efficiency, so that you don’t need to use as much fuel to achieve the right results. 

Save money by cleaning your fuel

Your heating system may sustain harm if you transfer dirty fuel to your new tank; this damage could be costly to repair. These pricey repairs can be avoided by cleaning your fuel tank before transferring the fuel.

For high quality and professional tank and fuel cleaning that you can count on, you need to choose a professional team to work with. Here at Network Environmental, we are fully trained and licensed to tackle all tank cleaning and fuel polishing projects. With our wealth of experience and expertise, we are the team for you. Why not get in touch today?