How Long are Propane Tanks Built to Last?

Written By: on February 6, 2023

The Lifespan of Aboveground & Underground Propane Tanks

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Do you value your energy independence? If so, propane offers one of the most dependable fueling options for your home’s heat, hot water, and appliances. It is an incredibly versatile energy source, and unlike natural gas and electricity, it is energy you control.

Stationary propane tanks offer on-site access to your fuel. While a utility outage can place an entire neighborhood’s power or gas out of commission—leaving homes with heat and other crucial systems—a propane-powered home keeps on humming. And with a reliable propane delivery partner like Superior Propane Inc. in your corner, you’ll never be without the fuel you need.

Since you count on the durability and longevity of your home’s propane tank, you’ll be pleased to know that these tanks are built to last. Let’s look at the details:

What’s the Lifespan of a Propane Tank?

We’re happy to report that propane tanks are among the longest-lasting pieces of equipment in your home can have:

Are There Dangers of a Corroded or Damaged Propane Tank?

Propane tanks are built for the long haul but don’t last forever. A corroded or damaged tank can have structural problems and potentially leak propane.

If you smell gas around your aboveground tank, immediately leave the area. Be sure to extinguish any cigarettes or open flames and refrain from using cell phones or other electric devices. Once you’re out of the affected area, contact emergency services and your propane company.

It’s worth noting that propane is non-toxic, so if the fuel escapes your underground tank, it won’t harm your soil or water.

Looking to Install a Propane Tank? Call Superior Propane Inc Right Away!

Owning your own propane tank can require a significant outlay of time and money. You are responsible for installation, maintenance and repairs. It can be expensive and stressful to replace a propane tank that is reaching the end of its lifespan.

That’s why our customers in Williams, Flagstaff, Sedona, Prescott, and nearby northern Arizona communities often prefer to lease a propane tank from us. We handle the installation process, plus we’re always there if you need routine service or a sudden repair.

Our friendly, experienced technicians will look at your home and the number of propane appliances in it and determine what size tank you need. Our tank sizes include:

We would love for you to join the family of satisfied Superior Propane Inc. customers. Get in touch with our team today to learn more!