Written on: March 27, 2023
When it comes to propane storage tanks…size matters. Whether you’re a homeowner or a commercial operation, new to propane, or just need to replace your tank, we’re here to answer all your questions. We can help you understand all your options when it comes to propane tank sizes and what suits you best.
Unlike portable propane tanks, which give their capacity in pounds, residential and commercial propane tank sizes are usually given as their water capacity volume in gallons. Since propane is stored in a liquid state under pressure, it needs room to expand into a vapor. That’s also why propane tanks are “filled” to 80% of its water capacity.
To know what size tank you need, you need to know how you will use your propane—is it just for cooking, or for heating water, heating your home or business, or for other industrial uses? There are a lot of variables to consider, and we have the expertise to help you take the guesswork out of calculating the best size tank for your needs.
Residential propane tanks typically range from 120 gallons to 500 gallons, on average.
PFM Propane can be your partner for all your commercial and industrial propane needs, from hospitality, to agriculture, to manufacturing. We can help you assess your needs to get the best value from propane for your business and install any systems your need and provide reliable propane deliveries to make sure your operation runs smoothly.
We install tanks with up to 1,000-gallon capacity, enough to fuel a large home, or multiple tanks to best suit a small commercial business heated with propane that also uses high-Btu propane appliances as a part of its day-to-day operations.
Once we’ve helped you determine the best size tank for your needs, our in-house team of professionals can help determine the best location for your tank and make sure it’s installed safely. We’ve been installing tanks for all kinds of homes and businesses in North Carolina for 20 years!
Once you have your tank, you’ll want to ensure you have reliable propane delivery service to ensure you always have propane. You also want a company that puts customers first. That inherently means offering fair, transparent pricing, but it also means offering real value and true reliability, with products and services designed to make your life easier.
Find out why residential and commercial customers in Chatham County and the surrounding areas have been choosing PFM Propane for all their propane service needs. Contact us today to get started.