Articles about "General Information"

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Components of a Fully Integrated Rainwater Harvesting System

June 15, 2018
  Your rainwater tank is a key piece in your rainwater harvesting system, but it is one of many when it comes to delivering quality water into your home. There are various components (accessories) to the system to consider that can affect your water quality, how the water is distributed around your home and the […]
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Establishing Rainwater Harvesting Capacity

June 15, 2018
  Did you know 1mm of rain falling on 1m2 of your roof provides 1 litre of water in your tank? Using the average suburban roof of 200m2, if you receive 500mm of rain per year, then you will harvest 100,000L of rainwater (200m2 * 500mm = 100,000L). This is a conservative estimate—many houses are bigger today […]
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Selling Team Poly Water Tanks as a Sales Agent

June 15, 2018
Whether you are a commercial retail store, builder, plumber, landscaper or other tradesperson, Team Poly are always looking for new professional relationships. This article explores many questions you may have if you are interested in selling our tanks. Are Prices Better for Sales Agents? This is our most often asked question – yes, pricings are better […]
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Site Preparation and Pipework Installation for Rainwater Tanks

June 15, 2018
Once you have ordered your rainwater tanks, your next task is to prepare the location (site) where your tank will be placed. This article goes through some basic steps for site preparation and piping installation so that you have a good idea what needs to be arranged and considered before your tank arrives. Site Preparation for […]
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Water Tanks Compared: Poly Tanks versus AQUAPLATE® Steel Tanks

June 15, 2018
One of the most popular tank choices today are polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Another choice you might come across when selecting a rainwater tank is BlueScope Steel’s AQUAPLATE® steel tanks. Water tanks made from AQUAPLATE® steel sheets are made from ZINCALUME® steel (normally the older AZ150 rather than more durable newer generation AM125) that is thickly coated with […]
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Water Tanks Compared: Poly Tanks versus Galvanised Steel Tanks

June 15, 2018
One of the most popular choices today for storing rainwater is polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Another choice you might come across when selecting a rainwater tank are thick galvanized steel tanks. Water tanks made today from galvanised steel are often thickly coated with a zinc alloy. This protects the inner steel from rust and corrosion. In […]
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Water Tanks Compared: Poly Tanks versus Stainless Steel Tanks

June 15, 2018
One of the most popular tank choices today are polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Another choice you will likely come across when deciding upon a rainwater tank are stainless steel tanks. Before comparing important differences between poly and stainless steel water tanks, it is important to understand that there are different grades of stainless steel. Grades are […]

Water Tanks Compared: Poly Tanks versus ZINCALUME® Steel Tanks

June 15, 2018
One of the most popular choices today for storing rainwater are polyethylene (poly) water tanks. Another choice you might come across when deciding on a rainwater tank is ZINCALUME® steel (a mixture of zinc and aluminium). Tanks made from ZINCALUME® steel, are made from a steel that has been dipped in aluminium (55%), zinc (43.5%) and […]