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Propane Tanks: What Style and Size Is Right for You?

Posted: November 1, 2018

Large propane tank

If you’re planning to convert your home for propane use, add supplemental propane heating to a home addition, or even power your commercial business with propane, one of the most important steps you will have to take is choosing a propane tank.

So how do you choose a propane tank? Here are some basics that will help you get started.

Horizontal and vertical propane tanks

There are two basic styles of aboveground propane tanks: horizontal tanks and vertical cylinders. The tank you choose will primarily depend on how you will use your propane, and how much of the gas you will need.

Common propane tank sizes

Propane tanks come in sizes ranging from small 56-gallon containers to 1000+ gallon vessels. Some common propane tank sizes are:

If you’re not sure what type or size of propane tank you should use for your home or business, give us a call – whether you want to upgrade or add a tank or perform a complete propane conversion, our experts will help you find a solution that meets your space, lifestyle, and budget needs.

Contact Pioneer today to learn more about propane tank options for your Massachusetts home or business!