Oil Tank Installation

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Oil Tank Installation Team

Oil Tanks Plus is a family owned business with over 25 years experience in oil tank installation. With our knowledge and experience, our nationwide network of highly trained engineers can provide a solution for any environment. From site surveys to guidance on choosing your oil tank, we can help you.

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About Our Oil Tank Installations

Here at Oil Tanks Plus we are experts in domestic oil tank installation, with a large percentage of domestic oil tank installations coming from the domestic sector. We have a nationwide network of highly trained engineers, so that we can get to you no matter where you are.

With a dedicated support team on hand, we can assist you from the point of choosing your new tank, looking at the material and size options, and advise where to locate the tank on your property, as well as disposing of your old tank if you need us to.

Things To Consider When Choosing Your New Oil Tank

What Type Of Oil Tank Do You Need?

There are many different types of oil tanks available and finding the right one can help save you money over time. We offer a range of oil tanks ready to be installed.

Read our Complete Oil Tank Replacement Guide to find out more.

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Oil tank removal and disposal

It’s important that old oil tanks are decommissioned professionally, with old oil being safely removed, and the old tank is recycled.


Where should your oil tank be installed?

Your oil tank should be conveniently placed in your garden for ease of access and to reduce any damage and to protect your tank.

What size oil tank do you need?

Choosing the right sized oil tank can seem like a daunting decision, but our experts are on hand to help.

When choosing an oil tank it’s important to choose the right size based on a few different factors. On average, home heating oil tank sizes range from 500 litres to 10,000 litres, but there is really no standard size as it all depends on your requirements, usage, and available space. How many times your tank needs to be refilled within a year will also affect your choice, as a larger tank with fewer deliveries may be more beneficial. Have a look at your available space and if you can safely install a larger oil tank, it could save you time and money in the long run.

Consider the following:

  • The size of your house
  • How often you use your heating
  • How efficient your boiler is
  • How many people live in your home
  • How much space you have to house the oil tank

Did you know?

All oil tanks should all be fitted with an oil gauge to measure how much oil is inside your tank. A full tank should be around 85% full, as filling to 100% can cause an overflow. Taking this into account, you can work out how much oil you need based on previous consumption.

Read our guide ‘what size oil tank do you need for your home?’ for more information from our experts to help you choose.

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Why Choose Oil Tank Plus For Your Oil Tank Installation?

Oil Tanks Plus has over 25 years experience in oil tank installations, meaning that we are confident in providing the solution to your oil tank problem, no matter the size or location. With our network of nationwide engineers, from Norfolk to Cornwall and West Sussex to Cumbria we are able to reach our customers even in the most remote locations. Speak to our team of friendly experts today to help you choose your next steps.

On Hand Oil Tank Experts

Ready to install?

If you already know the size and shape of the tank you want, take a look at our tank range to find the right tank for you. From there, just request a quick quote, filling in your details and (if possible) some photos of your existing tank in its location. One of our experts will get back to you as soon as possible with your options and a quote.

Need Help?

If you are unsure about anything regarding an oil tank installation, we would be more than happy to assist you. Our friendly team of experts are on hand to assess your current tank and advise whether or not it needs replacing, along with discussing the various options with you. Contact our customer care team.

Oil Tank Installation FAQs

This can depend on a few factors like the condition of the site of installation and the removal of the old tank, but an oil tank installation usually takes around 4 hours. The installation engineer would usually have completed the work in a day.

The price of an oil tank installation can vary depending on a few different factors such as: the condition of your current tank, the condition of the ground it’s being installed on, the size of your new oil tank, and the ease of access to the tank.

Although it is possible to install your own oil tank, it is not recommended. Oil tanks have to be installed following strict regulations, and oil leaks and spillages can carry heavy penalties.

A domestic oil tank is usually installed by a registered engineer. The process of installation involves an assessment of the old oil tank, followed by oil transfer and removal of the old tank, preparation of the ground for the new tank, fitting of the new tank and transferring the oil back in.

There are a few factors that should be considered when choosing where to put your oil tank. These factors include the distance from other buildings in accordance with regulations, the access needed for oil deliveries, access needed for the maintenance of the tank, and weather concerns. The type of oil tank you choose can also have an effect on where it can be located.

Your tank should have a capacity of at least 500 litres per bedroom in your home. There are other factors that determine which size tank is best for you like the space available, and the amount of oil you would be able to take at each delivery. It’s best to seek expert advice to know which tank is best suited to your needs.

We Can Help

Your domestic oil tank installation needs to comply with government regulations regarding health and safety, fire hazards, and the environment.

All of our tanks are manufactured to the highest standards and installed with registered technicians, with a full risk assessment carried out on every job.

Our friendly team of experts are here to help.

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Total one-stop shop for all your oil tank needs

Total one-stop shop for all your oil tank needs

Our friendly team of experts are here to give you the guidance you need to choose the right oil tank solution. We offer a free site survey before any installation and we can replace any old oil tank along with recycling it. Once installed, we offer maintenance and servicing across the UK.