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mindshift

Beauty and ugliness are subjective, judeirwin. Your idea to place a cistern below a deck is especially useful where space is limited, but your statement against metal tanks seems arrogant even bigoted. Galvanized metal is often used as siding on both remodel and new construction within city neighborhoods. Clear protective coatings prevent oxidation and keep the metal bright. All the cisterns shown in this article suit their sites.


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judeirwin

As you say, beauty and ugliness are subjective. But for me, galvanised metal will never be in the least attractive, any more than a grey, concrete slab is. They both have their place, e.g. as part of a farm building or industrial unit. The current "fashion" for them in cities or suburbs will "date" and they'll be torn out or covered up one day. Wait and see.

   
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Melania

Very good article, sharing as well. Thank you.

   
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