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When you run the heat and other things in your property through the use of propane, it is vital that you are keeping an eye on the condition of the tanks. This way, you will be able to quickly spot a problem with the tanks and have them replaced before small problems turn into big ones. Here are some things you can do to ensure you will spot trouble with a propane tank:
Pay Attention To How OFten You Call For Delivery
While it is not uncommon to have to call for propane fuel delivery services a couple of times a year, you should be suspicious if you find that you are suddenly having to call them more often. You will need to question whether you are actually using more propane than usual or if you are losing propane before it ever makes it all of the way from the tank to the interior of your property. If the weather is not severely different than past years and the furnace is not in bad shape, you will want to turn your attention to the propane tank itself. Check for weak or rusted spots along the bottom and sides of the tank.
Inspect The Inside Of The Tank
To do this, you will have to take a few moments to remove the cap on the propane tank and carefully look inside with a very bright flash light. Wear a construction mask so you are not breathing in all of the propane fumes while you are peeking inside of the tank. With the flashlight in hand, you will want to look for what will appear to be chunks of something floating around in the tank. If there is something in there, there is a good chance that chunks of rust have broken free from the inside of the tank. This debris can get into your fuel line and causes problems such as obstructions. Even if you cannot yet see the rust on the outside of the tank, it is best to simply go ahead and have it replaced. This way, you will not have to worry about the rust suddenly eating all of the way through the tank and then your propane fuel spilling out all over the ground.
When it comes to the installation of a new propane tank, you are going to want to make sure that you are calling in an expert.