Water Towers


Custom Design Your Own Tower

You can Design Your Own Tower from our standard components.  The design of these towers are planned to be integral with various features and components so that you can pick and choose the size, style and look of your water tower.

It's easy to select components, just pick the tower style you want and begin adding components.


Step 1:  Which Tower Type?
Right now the only Standard Tower type available is the V Braced Tower with Sloped Sides.
The other types listed are available as Custom Designs at this point.
V Braced Tower - Available with all standard design packages.
Diamond Braced Tower - Available for Custom Designs Only
X Braced Tower - Available for Custom Designs Only
2 Story V Braced Tower - Available for Custom Designs Only
2 Story X Braced Tower - Available for Custom Designs Only
Lower Leg Straight, Upper Leg Sloped - Available for Custom Designs Only
Upper Leg Straight, Lower Leg Sloped - Available for Custom Designs Only
Straight Leg Tower - Available for Custom Designs Only

Step 2:  How Many Stories? (Just the tower, not what is on top of the tower.)
1 Story
2 Story
3 Story
4 Story
Other

Step 3: Enclosed or Open Frame Tower?
Open
Enclosed

Step 4:  What do you want on top?
There are several options of treating the top.
Platform
Enclosure
Roof

Step 5:  Platform Options
 The Platform can be dealt with in several ways.
Flat
Handrail
Tank
Tank & Rail
Covered Platform
Covered Platform w/Tank
Enclosed Platform
Lookout Room
Lookout Platform

Step 6:  Handrail
You have a choice of several options for handrails
Diagonals
Vertical Rails
Horizontal Rails
Vinyl Mesh

Step 7: Tank
Tanks are optional but if you are going to use one, we need to know:
How many gallons?
Diameter of Tank?
Height of Tank?
Wood or Plastic?

Step 8: Roofs
If Enclosed, what kind of roof do you want?
Metal Roofing
Asphalt Shingles
Wood Shingles

Step 9:  Enclosed Platform Windows
Windows can go just about anywhere on the upper levels between posts.
How many windows do you want?
Which walls?
What size windows?
Wood?
Metal?
Vinyl?

Step 10:  Enclosed Platform or Lookout Siding
What materials do you want to enclose the exterior walls?
Wood Shingles
Horizontal Siding
Vertical Board & Batt Siding

Step 11:  Enclosed Tower Siding
What kind of siding for the tower enclosure?
Wood Shingles
Horizontal Siding
Vertical Board & Batt Siding

Step 12:  Enclosed Tower Windows
Windows need to fit between the braces.
How many windows do you want?
Which walls?
What size windows?
Wood?
Metal?
Vinyl?

Step 13:  Enclosed Tower Doors, Lower Level
Doors can be placed only at the Front or Back of the tower.  Exterior doors are 3' wide by 6'-8" high.
What kind of lower door do you want?
Solid
Panel
Half Glass
French

Step 14:  Enclosed Tower Doors, Upper Level
Doors can be placed only at the Front or Back of the tower.  Exterior doors are 3' wide by 6'-8" high.
Doors need to have a stair and landing leading to them.
What kind of upper door do you want?
Solid
Panel
Half Glass
French

Step 15:  Enclosed First Floor
You have a choice of what kind of First Floor you want.
None
Wood Framed
Concrete Slab

Step 16:  Enclosed Tower Upper Floors
All upper floors are wood framed.  Depending on your needs, you can choose between:
2x joists with plywood
Wood Decking with exposed wood beams

Step 17:  Enclosed Tower Exterior Stairs
If you have multiple levels of enclosed space, you will need a stair to get to the upper level.  These are one story stairs that go from ground level to the 2nd level.
Straight Run Stair with Landing
"L" Shaped Stair with Landing
Ladder
None

Step 17,  Enclosed Tower Interior Stair
It's difficult to get an interior stair into the towers.  There is no problem building it, it just takes up a lot of room.  Generally, you will use a ladder to get from one interior level to the other.  Which do you want?
Straight Run Stair with Landing-very difficult
"L" Shaped Stair with Landing-takes up a lot of space
Ladder
None
Spiral Stair (we don't have a spiral stair design but we will accommodate space for you to install)

Step 18:  What type of ground are you going to build on?
Sand
Clay
Rock
Gravel
Is it sloped, if so how much from corner to corner?

Step 19:  Does the ground freeze?
Is there is freezing in your area, footings need to be deeper to get past the frost line.
Yes
No

Step 20: Is there Snow in your area?
If there is snow in your area, we need to account for it.
What is the snow load in your area?
Snow Load

Other Information Needed
Where will the tower be built?

Building Site Address
City
State
Zip Code
Country

Your Name

Shipping Address
City
State
Zip Code
Country
Phone Number
Fax Number
Email Address

Comments or Questions

How Much Does it Cost?

AOL and a few other systems have problems processing forms.  If it appears the form is not working, I suggest you print this form, answer the questions and fax it to us, 707-937-2349.  You can also contact us by email or telephone with the above information.  Once I have all the information, I'll prepare a preliminary design for you to review along with a quote for your tower design.

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Last Update 12/14/09