The best and safest way to transport and store your cylinder is in a secure and upright position so it will not fall, shift or roll. Make sure the cylinder valve is closed. Do not keep a filled cylinder inside a hot vehicle. Never store or place your propane cylinder indoors or in an enclosed area such as basement, garage or shed.
No, you should never try to modify any of the cylinder/tank parts. Doing so creates the risk of a gas leak. Only a qualified service technician has the training to install, inspect, service, maintain or repair you system. Have your propane system inspected just before the start of each heating season.
Propane has a strong, unpleasant smell like rotten eggs. This smell is deliberately added to help alert customers in the event of a leak. If you suspect a gas leak:
We offer a Keep Full Service. This will ensure your tank is never empty! Running out of gas can be a serious safety hazard and can lead to fire or explosion. It can also lead to frozen pipes.
Long's Propane, Inc.