3 Things Homeowners Should Know:
Oil Tank Removal MA & RI
Only on a rare occasion should you find yourself pondering the presence of an above-ground oil tank. That being said, there can be many ways that an oil tank can affect your property, therefore your life. The presence of an oil tank in your home at the time of purchase may not necessarily be an issue. However, it’s continued presence will almost surely be an issue in the future. To avoid this, oil tank removal will be in order.
Properly assessing the risk and potential danger of having an oil tank in Rhode Island and Massachusetts is very important. One obvious main concern when finding an oil tank on your property should be to quickly determine the amount of oil that is in the tank. As well as whether or not it is contaminated in any way.
We are here to ease the burden of oil tank removal. Jacobs property solutions specialize in above ground oil tank removal in Rhode Island & Massachusetts. We understand the importance of properly removing and disposal of above ground oil tanks in a safe, efficient and timely manner. All services are provided in accordance with RI & MA law.
We have put together 3 quick tips for homeowners or potential homeowners in Rhode Island & Massachusetts that may find themselves in need of oil tank removal services.
Age is a Key Factor
If your oil tank is more than 10-15 years old, it’s time to consider removing it. Especially if it is not being used. It is simply a liability lying in wait. The construction of oil tanks and materials used has changed over the years. For these reasons, a newer oil tank will last a little longer than its predecessor. Taking into consideration leaks, spills, and disaster of that nature.
The newer tanks are built with an additional layer to provide protection to both the consumer and their property. This will significantly decrease the likelihood of any type of oil spill in the future.
Periodic Home Inspections are Mandatory for Safety
If an oil tank is present on your property or in your home it needs to be inspected every year by a professional. A professional can better identify signs of wear or imminent risk. You do not want to wait until you notice a leak to realize you have an issue. By then, it’s too late. If you have an underground oil tank that is leaking it will not be visible to the naked eye. Leading to soil contamination, water contamination, and other environmental issues. It is, for this reason, we recommend that an oil tank is removed if it not in use.
Oil Tank Present is Equal to Liability
Liabilities is Equal to Increased Insurance, Decreased Property Value
Having an oil tank in your home in Rhode Island or Massachusetts is an unnecessary liability that you don’t need to have lying around. Not only can they be dangerous but, they are a red flag to insurance companies, inspectors and potential buyers alike.
Although an oil tank is a piece of steel, they can be vulnerable. Should they become compromised in any way they will cause extensive damage to the property. For this reason, your property value can decrease by its presence. Insurance rates increase from their presence.
The inverse of this is also true. Removing your oil tank in Rhode Island & Massachusetts will positively affect your sales price. Minimize a potential red flag to a prospective buyer and lower your insurance rates for the duration you’re.
To ease your oil tank removal process Jacobs Property Solutions will provide an invoice/documentation of the oil tank removal for Rhode Island or Massachusetts. In addition to the removal certificate, you will get a proof of proper disposal.
The most important thing to take away from this is that having an above ground oil tank on your property, or in your home, is an unnecessary risk. Period! There is countless nightmare scenarios families encounter. Each more expensive than the next to remedy.
If you’re looking to purchase a new home or are about to sell the one you have in Rhode Island or Massachusetts removing your oil tank is one way to ensure a smoother sale process. Jacobs Property Solutions Oil Tank Removal is here to streamline all of your oil tank removal needs. If you’re unsure whether your tank needs to be removed, we will give you a free estimate and assessment only.
The workers were timely, courteous and fast. They accommodated my schedule and finished earlier than expected. I was extremely happy with the service and would definitely use them again. I highly recommend this company!
Norman was very responsive and his workers were very efficient. They did a great job removing two oil tanks in a timely manner and cleaned up after they were finished. I would definitely recommend them.
Very polite, quick response and excellent work. At a competitive price. Highly recommend.
Had to reschedule appointment, but were on time the next day and finished earlier than expected. Very courteous and professional. Thanks for getting the tank out quickly and cleanly!