29 May 2017
Fournier’s fit both an Emergency Shut off valve and a secondary valve to Oil Storage Tank installations.
Why fit an Emergency shut off valve and a secondary valve?
Each year, the filter element will need cleaning out. Removal and replacement of fittings; that have been exposed to the elements; will inevitably cause wear to threads. These will eventually become worn out or even cross-threaded. All threads need to be in good condition to prevent oil leaks.
Should any of these components leak, then you will not need to completely drain your tank. This will incur a huge pump-out charge.
By fitting two valves, fittings can be replaced and renewed much more easily, simply and quickly, without the need to drain the tank. What could have been a major operation can now be done as of your routine maintenance schedule.
Therefore, when getting a installation quote, make sure you check the simple things. An extra £20 during installation, could end up saving you a fortune in the long term.