Repairing or replacing a field erected welded steel tank is a little more complex than calling a local handyman or ordering a new tank online. It can be a complicated process, and it usually requires some tricky coordination of equipment, facilities and personnel. If you're handling a storage tank project, you're concerned about the results (will the tank perform as needed?), schedule, cost, and the overall impact the project is going to have on your facility or operations. Whether you need to build a new tank or repair, upgrade or modify an existing tank, you want to be sure the estimates you get from tank contractors represent the work you need done. Apples-to-apples comparisons will help you choose the best tank builder for your above ground storage tank project.
Tank Repair Projects
If your welded steel tank looks like this, it's time to think about some welded steel tank TLC.
Whether your tank needs a bottom replacement, a tank roof repair, shell repairs, new nozzles or any other work, our tank repair project planning worksheet will help you gather all the information you'll need to get the most accurate estimate from tank contractors,
Check out our blogpost for more tank repair info: 5 Ways To Ease The Pain Of Tank Repairs.
New Tank Construction
Are you facing empty tank foundations or a greenfield site? Or considering adding capacity?
A new tank project involves many moving parts and the work you do on the front end can directly impact the final result. Getting estimates for tank engineering, tank fabrication and tank construction is a huge part of the process. But how can you ensure that the proposal tank Contractor A sent you includes everything you need? What if Tank Contractor B's proposal is different? How can know you're getting what you need in each proposal? Develop a thorough Scope of Work. How? Follow our new tank project planning guide and start filling in those blanks. Before you know it. you'll be on your way to accurate estimates, excellent execution, and Tank Superhero status.
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If you can do a little work on the front end, you can make a huge difference in the success of your welded steel storage tank project. Check out our project planning resources, and get started. You'll be a Storage Tank Superhero in no time!