Find the Excellent Benefits of Rainwater Tanks  

by Pool Builders on 10-06-2012 in Articles

The Benefits of rain tanks for your home are considerable and will offer you plenty of return on your investment, and you don't need to live in a rain forest area or a high rain density area to have one. Australia is now embracing the water tank phenomenon and at Rainwater Tanks Direct, we are here to help you with all you need to know when it comes to rainwater harvesting.

When you invest in a tank, you will be able to collect most of the rain that falls on your roof if you have it connected to your gutters and downpipes. For example, if 10mm of rain falls onto about 100m2 of your roof, you will collect about 1000 Litres of rainwater into your tank. Just imagine, after 4 days of light rain you could easily harvest around 4000 litres of rainwater.The benefit of rain tanks are endless and of course ensures that your home becomes environmentally friendly.

You can reduce the amount of water used from the Main's supply therefore reducing your drain on this precious resource.Imagine the benefits to the environment if every home in Australia installed rain tanks.By reducing the demand on mains water to your home, you will reduce your water bills, and by connecting the rainwater tank to a rainwater pump you will be able to water your gardens, wash your cars and fill your swimming pool whenever you want.The other benefits of installing rain tanks in your home are the government rebates now available to residents across Australia. And did you know that rainwater is actually less salty than dam supplies therefore it is much healthier for your gardens and your appliances (like your washing machine) will actually be better of using rain water.The other benefit of owning rain tanks means that you will never have to worry about water restrictions around the home for washing your car and watering your garden.

Imagine how easy it would be to wash your car with rainwater whenever you like, and imagine how beautiful your lawn and plants are going to look when you start using rainwater for your garden.It's best to use the water in the tank on a regular basis so there is always storage capacity available in the water tank when it rains. By connecting your tank to a washing machine or toilet, you will get good use of the tanks supply and will allow rainfall to re-fill the rain tank more often. By using the tank this way you will maximize the amount of rainwater you will harvest and the money you will save.Water storage tanks

Water in Australia is something that allot of us take for granted. In the city it's as easy as turning on the tap and out comes the water, but for our rural population the humble water storage tank is the life blood of existence. Most Australians would be aware that we live in the driest populated continent in the world, but until recently rainwater storage tanks haven't been a common site in the urban back yard...click to read the full article on: water storage tanksRain Water TankRain water tanks have become a popular addition to the family home, with the ever increasing restrictions now imposed by the government and the water tank rebates, rainwater tanks are now being installed at an ever increasing rate providing boom in the plastics and plumbing industries alike...click to read the full article on: rain water tanksPoly tanksPoly tanks are rapidly becoming the most popular tank sold in Australia today. The popular shift towards poly rainwater tanks has been due to several factors. The main reasons for the increased popularity for the poly tank are their corrosion resistance, fast production times and long life expectancies.

Due to the high demand for plastic tanks rotational moulding companies have sprung up all over Australia to cope with the huge demand from the urban poly tank market...click to read the full article on: Poly water tanksUnderground tankThere are several underground tanks available on the market today and are a great alternative for the person that doesn't want to see their tank or is limited to space. Some of the popular brands are from National Poly Industries and Tankmasta and are available in a range of sizes to suit most applications. There are several things to consider when deciding on which rainwater system to use at your home...click to read the full article on: Underground tankstank installation SydneyPreparing your site for your water tank installation in Sydney or any other capital city is as important as choosing the right tank for your needs. Proper preparation and base construction is crucial if you want your tank installation to last and for you to be able to claim on any warranty issues if your tank should fail in any way.

Most manufactures will supply you with their version of the appropriate way to install their tank and should be followed to ensure that you won't have any problems with your rain tank installation...click to read the full article on: tank installations Sydney and other capital cities.Stainless Steel tanksStainless steel are not as common as the corrugated iron or the new poly, but are fast becoming popular for several key reasons, mainly for corrosion resistance, fire resistance and water storage quality as well as strength and durability. Although stainless steel are suitable for the storage of most liquids, stainless steel have been specifically designed for storing drinking water only...click to read the full article on: stainless steel tanksPlastic p>The plastic has been around for over a decade now and has become the most popular water of its type in Australia. Their popularity is due to several key factors with the main ones being competitive pricing, corrosion resistance and durability as well as the large range of shapes and sizes. There have been many plastic water tank manufactures start up in the last five years due to the large demand for urban style tanks...click to read the full article on: plasticrebates tank rebates have been introduced by local and state governments in Australia in an attempt to get the public to take some responsibility for their own water usage. There are now regulations in place for new development to install tanks as part of their basic requirements and some states have introduced regulations for pool owners...click to read the full article on: tank rebatessydney in Sydney are now a common sight with more and more tanks being installed in Sydney every day. Now that the water restrictions have been in place for some time now residents in Sydney have had no real alternative than to supply for their own water storage for use in gardens, washing cars and filling swimming pools.

Rainwater tanks Direct can provide a full service water tanks installation Sydney wide...click to read the full article on: water tanks in Sydney NSWThere are a large range of water tanks available in New South Wales to suit almost any situation you may need. We supply from most of the major manufactures available for delivery to most areas of NSW...click to read the full article on: water tanks in NSW BrisbaneRainwater tanks Direct supply a large range of Brisbane wide and surrounding areas. Brisbane and south east Queensland have suffered with low dam levels now for some time and the local and state governments have offered generous rebates as an incentive for home owners to install their own water tank in Brisbane. Some of water tanks available for delivery to Brisbane include National Poly, Tankmasta, RainHaven, Supatank, Poly water tanks, Precision Poly and Eco Sac...click to read the full article on: in BrisbaneConcrete Concrete tanks are usually used in rural situations and are common in large sizes. Concrete are a good alternative to poly and steel tanks in areas with a high risk of fire damage...click to read the full article on: Concrete tanksPolyethylene water tanksFood grade UV stabilised poly ethylene are the most popular in Australia today. Using the rotational moulding process, poly ethylene rainwater tanks can be economically produced and in large numbers...click to read the full article on: Polyethylene water tanks

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