Posted: April 22, 2024

Sizes of Propane Tanks

How to determine what will work for you

propane tank Fort Worth, TX Just as homes and houses come in all different sizes, the same goes for propane tanks. And selecting a tank that is the right size for your home is not a one size fits all process. Just because a certain size tank works well for a house that is the same size as yours does not mean that the same size tank will work best for you and your family.

Let’s take a look at the different options when it comes to propane tank sizes and how one goes about determining what size he or she needs.

Propane tank sizes

It is common to find residential propane tanks in the following sizes:

How much propane does a tank actually hold?

When considering which size propane tank you may need it is important to keep in mind that a propane tank’s size does not equate to the amount of propane it holds. In fact, propane tanks should only be 80% full at a time. This is a safety precaution. Capping a propane tank at 80% leaves room for the liquid to expand, which it inevitably will as temperatures rise.

Therefore, a 120-gallon propane tank holds about 96 gallons of propane. A 500-gallon propane tank holds about 400 gallons of propane and so on.

How to determine which size propane tank you need

There are a few things that you should take into account when you are wondering what size propane tank you need. They include:

Propane tanks and propane tank services from Yellow Rose Propane

Yellow Rose Propane is here to simplify all things when it comes to propane and propane tanks for your Dallas-Fort Worth-area home.

We sell propane tanks of all different sizes (120-gallon to 1,000-gallon) and install them as well.

If you don’t want to deal with the up-front costs of purchasing your own propane tank, we can help you with a propane tank lease.

Whether you buy a tank from us or lease a tank from us, we can monitor your propane levels with our wireless propane tank monitoring service and schedule a propane delivery so you don’t have to worry about running out of propane.

When you need propane and propane tank services in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, contact Yellow Rose Propane!