Castlton Environmental Contractors LLC has the experience and knowledge to help with all your questions.
When buying a house, how do I find out if there is a tank on the property?
Call Castlton at 1-800-25-TANKS , and we will locate existing tanks using state of the art technology.
My tank is under an asphalt driveway. Do I have to remove it?
It will depend on the town regulations; some will allow abandonment in place by filling the tank with sand after cleaning. However, it is better to take the tank out.
Should we abandon the oil tank in place or remove?
The removal of the tank is more advantageous; because it facilitates the resale process of your home. Secondly, the tank integrity is immediately apparent. The soil is easily inspected, and soil test for additional proof of cleanliness is available at a small additional cost.
Is my underground oil tank regulated?
State Regulations do not govern home heating oil tanks, which have not leaked. Some local jurisdiction may have requirements for home heating oil tanks. You should contact Castlton, or your city to check on any regulation that may apply to your heating oil tanks needs.
After signing a contract how long do you have to wait for job to begin?
Typically, there is one to two week wait notice period before a job can begin. All jobs requiring permits; need to be issued and mark outs need to be called.
How many days does it take to complete a Underground Storage Tank (UST) removal?
It usually takes just one day.
What if my tanks leaks?
Castlton will call in a spill number to DEC or DEP depending on your state and we will help filing a claim with insurance company, and NJ residents rebate program.
How do I get the New Jersey rebate program?
Castlton expertise will fill out all the paperwork and helps you get your money back.
Are permits necessary?
Permits are necessary for tank removals and installations. Castlton Environmental Contractors will be able to obtain them for you.
What happens to the oil in the UST?
Any fuel oil left in the UST (Underground Storage Tank) will be removed by a licensed vacuum truck and disposed at a licensed liquid disposal facility. If a tank removal is performed in conjunction with a tank installation, the remaining clean fuel oil may be transferred from the old tank into the new one.