Since propane is used in so many different ways, propane tanks come in a wide range of sizes. Here is an overview.
This tank style is generally used for gas grills, portable heaters, cooking stoves, RV’s and other uses.*
These are used for fueling some appliances in the house.
These tanks typically store fuel for people who use a significant amount of propane, but not for home heating. They may use it for stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, space heaters or fireplaces. A 100-gallon tank is the ideal size for a household that uses about 50 gallons of fuel per month.
These tanks store large amounts of propane for customers who use propane for heating. They are designed for households using 100-200 gallons a month.
These tanks are used for large residential estates or commercial and industrial applications.
*One gallon of liquid propane weighs about 4.25 lbs.
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