Water is the second most important resource for all life both animals and plants in the world after the air. Water is essential for the survival of all life and it is estimated a human or animal would only survive for 3 days without water unlike 21 days without food. It is thus crucial that we have safe water on demand.
Loft water tanks are used to store water below the roof where space is an issue. They supply water for sanitation purposes to bathrooms and toilets. The need to store water for such purposes is due to unreliable water supply and low pressures.
Drinking water should not be stored in such tanks due to risk of contamination and if it is to be used it should be boiled or treated first before consumption.
Advantage of plastic loft tanks.
Plastic loft water tanks are the best option for storing water in the ceiling as.
- Due to their sizes they can be squeezed into ceilings.
- Cheaper and lighter than steel tanks
- Low maintenance cost
- Light so can be installed or moved easily.
- Easy workability and installation of pipes.
- Varying size from 200 litres to 1,000 litres.
Factors when picking a water storage method.
Cost of a rectangular plastic loft water tank.
The tank varies in cost per liter due to the nature of design, the material used in construction, and the size of storage. So the amount of cash you have will dictate what tank you will buy.
Quantity of water to be stored.
A bigger quantity of water needed will need a bigger tank. The higher the quantity you need the more expensive the cost will be.
Brands are produced by different companies and no two brands will have the same quality. However, all tanks/storage solutions sold in Kenya are compliant with the country’s minimum requirements. Older brand names have built a name that signifies quality and trustworthiness and most people opt for well-known names. Due to technological advancements, new brands are just as good as the tanks from traditional brands.
The space between the ceiling and the roof will determine the type of tank that can be installed.
The price of plastic rectangular loft water tanks are sourced from trusted brands and hardware in major towns in the country and may vary a little depending on your location in the country.
Price of plastic loft water tanks in Kenya
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