How to Properly Handle Propane Tanks?

Answer Propane gas is stored in compressed liquid form and is used for cooking and heating in the home, or for industrial use. Propane tanks come in a wide range of shapes and sizes, and can be portable o... Read More »

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Do propane tanks need to be recertified like propane cylinders do?

Large residential propane tanks do not need to be recertified like propane cylinders. Once installed, there is very little that can go wrong with them aside from the regulator or the valve, which a... Read More »

Are propane tanks registered?

Propane tanks are not registered, as of May 2010. Individuals can easily purchase propane tanks new and empty off the shelf or already filled at a variety of stores across the country. Many people ... Read More »

How do I dispose of propane tanks?

Empty ItEmpty your propane tank before trying to dispose of it. Do not attempt to empty the tank by just opening the valve as it pollutes the air and is a fire hazard. Burn all the gas in your tank... Read More »

How many gallons are in propane tanks?

Propane tanks come in a variety of different sizes and gallon capacities. Most tanks used for propane grills come with a capacity of five gallons. However, other residential-use tanks sometimes hol... Read More »