Insulating Outside Water Tank

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  1. Decker

    Decker Newcomer
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    Hi guys,

    I keep my pure water in a large tank in the Shed in my garden. With the winter approaching im trying to think of a way to insulate the tank from freezing.

    Has anyone done this on their own water tank succesfully?? any ideas ??

    Cheers
     
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  2. mark m

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    iso insulation or super 14 or you good use some celotec or debotec or kingspan all work well and if you are skint put you duvet over it
     
  3. Smurf

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    dovet for me then :Image13:

     
  4. Tuffers

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    Yeah but you ain't skint Smurphy boy :p
     
  5. Tuffers

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    Eclipse says pure don't freeze. Go figure.
     
  6. Eclipse

    Eclipse Well-Known Member
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    In a shed your pure water should never freeze in this country, that is if it's pure.... I had mine in a small plastic shed from costco last year before we moved, winter was the worst for a long time and we had -10°c - my water was still liquid.
     
  7. Smurf

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    To be honest I'm not that bothered myself about if the water freezes or not as is another excess for me to skive off from working.


    However I make sure my ro, di, pumps etc doesn’t get damaged by frost as would cost me money to replace. I pay good money for heating the house so just bring all my kit indoors when required. Simples…
     
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    It might cost a few quid, but i use a small electric fan heater with a built in thermostat, mine was about a tenner from B&Q, i have it on an RCD to cut the power if anything goes wrong, ive insulated the walls of my shed and lagged all the pipes. Not had a down day in the past couple of winters now, i also have one in my van so none of the pipes freeze, straight out to work..no messin..
     
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    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2000W-2kW-PORTABLE-FLOOR-SILENT-ELECTRIC-FAN-HEATER-HOT-COLD-/130776178143
     
  10. ACW

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    Water + plus electricity though!

    I'm no expert mind.
    Is a fan better than oil filled?
     
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