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First-Time Propane Customers: Key Tips For You

Posted: October 19, 2020

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Are you a new homeowner? Or in your first-ever propane-heated home? If so, it will be helpful for you to have a clear idea about the most important information when it comes to propane tanks. The main question here is whether you should lease your tank or own it.

What size propane tank do I need?

Pioneer’s knowledgeable and helpful team of experts is here to help you make the best decision on propane tank size. If you’re using propane every day, you’ll need a bigger tank than if you just use it for a couple of appliances. The number of people living in your home should also be a factor in deciding your propane tank size.

We can show you the differences between aboveground versus underground tanks, and make sure you’re taking all factors into consideration.

Should I lease my propane tank or buy it?

The decision between leasing and buying will need to happen before we install your tank, but here’s the bottom line: You’ll save money when you lease a propane tank.

Sure, if you buy your own tank you can use the propane provider of your choosing. But owning your tank means the installation expense—which can cost $3,000 or more in some cases—is yours. Repairs to your propane tank along the way will also be your responsibility.

With tank leasing, we take care of all of that, from your propane tank’s installation to expenses to cover repairs and routine maintenance. Whichever decision you make—buying or leasing your propane tank—Pioneer will be here for you.

Do you offer propane tank monitoring?

We do! When you have a remote wireless propane tank monitor, you’re essentially removing the risk of a run-out because you can keep up with your levels on the monitor’s app. Imagine all of the inconvenience and cost you’ll be avoiding! It’s easy to tell when you’re due to schedule a delivery.

This whole process gets even easier if you’re on automatic delivery—you won’t have to worry about your fuel level or scheduling your next delivery at all, because we take care of it!

Pioneer Oil and Propane is here to answer any questions you may have about propane for your Massachusetts home. Contact us and our team will help you make the best choices when it comes to propane for your home.