A Tank Sweep Inspection – Finding Abandoned Oil Tanks

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Buying a home in Tenafly, Teaneck, Englewood, Cresskill or elsewhere in Bergen County? Then you should do a tank sweep inspection to check for an abandoned underground oil tank. What, you may ask, is a tank sweep test? Frankly, I didn’t know about this and was never told to have a tank sweep test done until recently.   However, I now advise all my clients to do a tank sweep. Why Do…

Detecting An Oil Tank – Look for the vent pipe

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This morning I was showing a 2 family house in North Bergen, NJ.  If you’re not familiar with North Bergen, it’s highly urban and the most northern town in Hudson County.   North Bergen borders Fairview alongside the Hudson River on top of the Palisades.  It contains a terrific 167 acre county park that was established in 1910.  It had a popular a race track on it’s northwestern edge around 100…