- Make sure vent and fill caps are secure and in place.
- The fill pipe must have no leaks and be easily accessible by you and your oil supplier.
- Check the surrounding area for anything that could fall onto your tank causing damage.
- Look for any signs of corrosion on fittings.
- If your tank is underground, check for the smell of fuel.
- Inspect the area above and below the tank for signs of instability this will reduce the risk of tipping or collapse.
- Examine the nearby ground for any spills as this is a good sign that there is something wrong with your tank.
- An oil tank is not a fit and forget product, you should inspect your tank at regular intervals.