First Time Tank Buyer Guide

That’s okay, we all have to start somewhere, and by starting here with National Storage Tank you came to the right place, because we are the largest provider of tanks on the West Coast, and work Nationwide.

What does that mean? We don’t offer you one tank like most companies, we offer you many different styles and sizes of tanks to fit many needs & locations, but most importantly… “your need & your location”.

Remember: Every quote we give you on a tank over 10,000 gallons, with the exception of Pillow tanks, is all almost always all inclusive. Quote Prices include, if required: Engineering of Tank – Materials – Delivery- Installation. The only thing we can’t quote is the slab because of soil and seismic requirements each set of slab requirements is different.

If you don’t know the answer to some of the questions below do not worry, call us and we can help you find out. Let’s start at the beginning, and go over a few things…

What do you need to store? Liquid or Dry? Water or Chemical?

How much do you need to store? Gallons? Barrells? Liters?

Where is the tank to be located? Easy or Hard to get to?

Is Seismic – Snowload – Windshear a factor at that location?

Are their specific guidelines your tank must meet?

When do you need the tank?

Do you have engineering?

What kind of warranty will your tank need?

Does your tank need to be painted? (CLICK to see options)

If the tank is for fire suppression do you know about NFPA-22 compliance and recent changes?

What size flanges will you need?

Flanges made of what material? PVC – Galvanized – Stainless?

What other accessories do you need? Anti-Climb? Catwalk? Stairs?

What appurtenances (accessories) do you need for this tank, if any?

Is this a multi-use tank? Example: Irrigation & Fire Suppression

Are there any state or federal financial incentives or deductions available in your area? How about rebates, sales tax exemptions?

Lot’s to think about, but we want your project to be successful, safe, and spot-on in terms of your requirements, time frame, and budget.

EMAIL or CALL us now to speak with a Tank Specialist Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm PST, or go to our CONTACT US page after hours and we will get back to you within 24 – 48 hours.

If you don’t see the size you need - we will quote any tank up to 650,000 gallons

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