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Is it better to have your propane tank above ground or below ground?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 11, 2012 01:00 AM
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I live in CT where our temperature can fluctuate 100 degrees. I use propane year round. Is it better to have the tank above ground or buried? I was told that it is more efficient below ground, but is that safe?




 

 

I live in CT where our temperature can fluctuate 100 degrees. I use propane year round. Is it better to have the tank above ground or buried? I was told that it is more efficient below ground, but is that safe?

Barbara,

Either above grade or below grade is safe. Technically the temperature of the earth will remain more consistent than above ground.

  • This consistent temperature minimizes the expansion of the liquid propane...



 

 

 
 
 
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