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Autumn Alert: Why Now is the Perfect Time to Clean Your Water Tank

As the autumn leaves are about to fall and winter sets in, it’s the perfect time to shift our focus to essential home maintenance.

One often-overlooked aspect is the cleanliness of our water tanks.

While it may seem unusual to address this during the colder months, tackling it now can save you from potential hassles when the summer heat arrives.

If you have already had your tank cleaned in the past few months, that’s fantastic and we recommend you have them done again in early 2025.

If you haven’t, please look at booking in with us during the cooler months.

We were inundated leading up to and including the Christmas/New Year period and therefore there was a delay in getting to some homes/baches.

To avoid this, we highly recommend booking early.

Here are a few compelling reasons to schedule your water tank cleaning this autumn/winter:

  • Limited Water Supply in Summer: Summer is notorious for water shortages. Getting your water tank cleaned now ensures that you have a sufficient and clean water supply when you need it the most. Don’t wait until the taps run dry – take proactive steps this season.
  • Summer Brings Smelly Water: Contrary to expectations, it’s during the scorching days of summer that smelly water can become a prevalent issue. The higher temperatures create an environment conducive to stagnation and bacterial growth, leading to unpleasant odours. Addressing this issue now will guarantee fresh and odour-free water when you turn on the taps later, especially during the warmer months.
  • Year-End Busy Period: Life tends to get busy, so scheduling your water tank cleaning in autumn or winter ensures that you’re ahead of the game. Don’t wait until summer when everyone is scrambling for maintenance services, risking potential delays in getting the job done.
  • Christmas and New Year: With reduced time and days available to be able to clean your tanks, scheduling your water tank cleaning before will ensure your water supply is in top-notch condition before the festive season kicks in.
  • Preventive Maintenance Pays Off: Regular cleaning and maintenance of your water tank are key to ensuring a healthy water supply. By addressing potential issues early, you avoid more significant problems down the line. It’s a small investment now for a more significant payoff in the long run.


Ensure your water quality remains consistently high, even during peak times.

Don’t wait until summer to prioritise your tank cleaning needs.

Contact us today to take advantage of the quieter autumn and winter seasons to proactively maintain a clean and reliable water supply, ensuring peace of mind throughout the year. 

We also recommend changing your filters every 6 months and we can provide these for you. 

We also offer Filtration Systems – if this is of interest, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  

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