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4 Top Tips About Propane Cylinder Safety

Propane Cylinder TankPropane is a naturally safe energy source and provides many benefits that ensure worry-free comfort. It has an enviable safety record and history due to the strict regulations and stringent codes developed by the propane industry in association with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Every aspect of installation, storage and tank refilling has been evaluated to ensure the highest standards of safety and operation. Blossman Gas technicians are leaders in the industry when it comes to safety, and are highly trained to install and test propane gas appliances. 

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The following are the top 4 propane cylinder do's and don'ts:

  1. A propane cylinder should always be stored outside of your home – never inside of your home or any other enclosed space, such as a garage.
  2. When transporting a cylinder or when it is not in use, keep it secured in an upright position with the cylinder valve turned off.
  3. Make sure to read the warning labels attached to the cylinder.
  4. When using, storing or transporting propane cylinders, make sure they are not exposed to high temperatures because the pressure relief valve may open, allowing amounts of gas to escape.

Service Man Filling Propane Tank

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