Propane Tank Styles and Sizes: Which One Is Right for You?

Posted: October 24, 2018

Residential propane tank

Whether you’re converting a home for propane use, adding a source of supplemental heat to a home addition, or powering your new restaurant with propane gas, one of the most important questions you’ll need to answer is what type of type of propane tank you will need.

Here are some propane tank basics that will help you choose the right tank for your home or business.

Propane tank types

There are two basic types of aboveground propane tanks: horizontal propane tanks and vertical propane cylinders. Both are efficient and reliable, but the tank you choose will largely depend on how you will use your propane, and how much of the gas you will need.

Propane tank sizes

Propane tanks come in sizes ranging from 56 to 1000+ gallons. Some common propane tank sizes are:

If you’re not sure what type or size of propane tank you need for your home or business, your best bet is to give us a call – whether you want to upgrade and existing tank, add a tank for a new home addition, or perform a whole house propane conversion, our experts will help you find a solution that meets your space, lifestyle, and budget needs.

Contact Murray-Heutz today to learn more about propane tank options for your Maine-area home or business!