What happens if you run out of propane?

Nov 13, 2019 | Franger Gas, Propane, Propane Tips, Refill Tank, Winter Preparation

Don’t run out of gas!

Serious safety hazards, including fire or explosion, can result. It also could lead to frozen pipes, out-of-gas charges and inconveniences.

Air and moisture may cause rust…

Air and moisture could get into an empty or depleted storage tank, which can cause rust build-up inside the tank. Rust can decrease the concentration of the odor of propane, making it harder to smell.

Pilot lights…

Any pilot lights on your appliances will go out. This can be extremely dangerous if not handled properly.

A leak check is required…

Due to our insurance regulations, one of our qualified service technicians must perform a leak check of your propane system before turning on the gas. This will require lighting any appliance that run on propane. There is a charge for this mandatory service and it requires access to the property.

The worry-free solution…

Establish a regular delivery schedule with our Automatic Fill Service. Also, periodically check the fuel gauge on your propane tank. If the fuel level drops to between 25-30%, call your local Franger office. This provides the most safety and will likely save you money compared to being on a Call-In basis at the same time!

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