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 »

Do all propane tanks expire?

According to the Canadian Standards Association, "All propane cylinders are marked with an expiry date beyond which they cannot be refilled and should not be used." If your propane tank lacks an ex... 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 to Identify DOT Propane Tanks?

Department of Transportation (DOT) propane tanks are the only tanks that conform to the design and usage directions laid out by DOT. Individual states have different time allowances for tank usage,... Read More »