What’s Causing the Steel Price Rise?

What has an impact on the price of steel? How steel is manufactured Iron Ore itself is not very strong in its natural state, and it wasn’t until humans developed coal furnaces that we truly harnessed the strength and malleability of steel. Steel is produced by melting iron ore down to its molten state in […]

Is Rainwater Safe for Laundry?

The Sisyphean task of laundry Laundry is a part of life that nobody can avoid. It’s seemingly endless. Not only that, it’s one of the largest contributors to water usage within the home. For this reason, it’s one of the first things people look to use their rainwater for, but the more fabric cautious among […]

5 Tips For a Cleaner Water Tank

Once your water tank is fully installed, plumbed in and ready to go, one of the most important things you can do, if the water is being used for household use or drinking water, is to ensure that the water in your tank stays clean and fresh. This guide is designed to help you keep […]

How Long Does A Water Tank Last?

Water tanks, for most people, are a long term investment, that you want to buy and then forget about – outside of routine maintenance over time to keep them in good condition. And with any investment, it is important to know how long tour water tank will last you.   When it comes to water tanks, the […]

Poly Water Tanks or Steel Water Tanks

For many people who are either investing in, or upgrading their water tank or water storage capacity, the choice is between Poly or Steel Water tanks. To help aid you with this decision, we’ve compiled a few of these differences below. Steel Water Tanks Typically Steel Water Tanks are made from Galvanised Steel, Colorbond® Steel or Zincalume® […]

Using Water Tanks to Supplement Dam Water Storage

Dams and watering holes play a crucial role in rural Australian water storage, and you might be surprised to learn that there are over 2 million dams across rural Australia. These dams have a combined storage of over 8000 gigalitres of water. That’s an incredible 8,000,000,000,000 (eight trillion) Litres of water. However, in the drier […]

What size water tank do I need?

One of the first questions many people have when considering purchasing a water tank for any purposes, is how big it should be, and how much space that means it’s going to take up. This post has been put together to help answer some of these questions, and help you onto the next step of the considerations […]

Is it safe to drink water from a rainwater tank?

Water Quality Water tanks are common on most rural and semi rural properties in Australia, where thanks to lower air pollution, the water caught on these roofs is typically safe to drink, however, it is still important to ensure that your water is free of pollutants. You can do this by ensuring that your gutters and downpipes are […]

Is It Worth Getting A Water Tank

Why should you buy a rainwater tank? There are many reasons people may look into purchasing a rainwater tank, including but not limited to: The rising costs of mains water Declining rainfall figures across Australia Lack of access to mains water Self sustainability Much like any purchase, it is important to know if it is worth […]