Oil Tank Removal in Breathedsville, MD

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Adam's Demolition

PO Box 3624, Hagerstown MD 21742

Adam's Demolition offers honest, safe, fast, and fairly priced services throughout the greater Hagerstown, Maryland area. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured and can tear down interiors, remove oil tanks, concrete, and more.

JHG Contractors

5216 Reels Mill Rd, Frederick MD 21704

At JHG Contractors, we know what it takes to get your project done the right way the first time. We believe in solid work ethic, meticulouslness, and attention to detail. We are committed to bringing our customers dependable solutions for all your oil tank removal needs.

Allegany Contracting Inc

14302 Pennsylvania Ave, Hagerstown MD 21742

Allegany Contracting Inc puts the customer first, always. Our goal is to exceed expectations, by communicating closely with each client from project start to finish. We believe in doing things the right way the first time, not the second or third ...

Tank Removal Tips for Breathedsville, MD

Tips for Removing Tanks

The History of Oil Tanks

  • 1859 — Oil is discovered and stored in wooden barrels.
  • Late 1800s — The first steel storage tanks are produced to keep valuable oil safe.
  • 1922 — First standards for steel storage tank safety are developed.
  • 1930s — Underground storage tanks are now the preferred storage method, opposed to the previously preferred above ground storage tanks.
  • 1960s — Tank owners grow more frustrated and more concerned with oil loss due to tank corrosion.
  • 1970s — Concerns begin to spread regarding the environmental impact of oil tank leaks.
  • 1988 — The EPA sets a deadline for upgrading underground tank systems, putting new tank regulations into place.
  • 1990s — Many begin closing and removing their tanks due to the widely known environmental and health risks.

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