Water generated by filtration systems is usually stored in tanks until when needed. They tend to come in a wide range of designs, sizes, and performance depending on their intended applications.
Because of the critical role they play in residential and commercial set-ups, their maintenance and inspection are important to ensure their structural and sanitary integrity.
In addition, their repairs should also be carried out no matter how minor the problem may seem.
Maintenance starts at the very early stage where you pick, out of the many styles, materials, and designs, the one that meets your needs.
With today’s technology, the water tanks can last for decades, while needing minimal maintenance.
There are three main types:
Each of these has it’s pros and cons. So it is highly recommended that whichever you choose, you should follow the manufacturer’s inspection and maintenance practices.
Because you may not be able to carry out the inspection or maintenance practices on your own, it is important to hire a professional who has experience in tank inspection and maintenance and knows what to look for.
Having this inspection will help you uncover future problems. The expert will also recommend how or rectify some of these issues before they become a mess.
Regular cleaning is also another maintenance practice that should be done at least once in a while.
If there’s any change in the water quality, or the tank has had some repairs or modifications, then cleaning is inevitable. Similarly, cleaning is needed when there is the presence of sediments or bacterial growth in the equipment.
Why is maintenance important?
This is a major investment in a home or a business just like any other equipment. Regular maintenance will ensure it performs its intended purpose without having hiccups.
Plus, there are a number of benefits you’ll enjoy from regular maintenance such as:
- Good water quality
- Great equipment performance
- Extended service life
- And minimized repair and replacement costs