Know how to shut the gas supply off at your tank. The installer should show you upon set up of the propane tank.
Never place flammable or combustible materials near any open flames that originate from your appliances.
Never store any propane tanks / cylinders inside any building.
A persistent odor can be the result of a serious leak and not just the result of a low amount of propane in your tank.
Always notify your propane dealer if you suspect a leak.
A bedroom or bathroom can not have a heater that is above 10,000 BTU's.
A propane tank needs to be placed at least 10 feet from a dwelling and 5 feet from a heat pump or air conditioning unit unless it is a120 gallon tank.
Refrigeration copper must be used for your propane tank and lines to your heaters.
Lighting pilots on appliances
It is best to have a trained professional light the pilots on your appliances.
Do not light a pilot if you smell gas.
Notify the propane company immediately if you have a problem lighting your pilot
Do not modify or repair any component of a gas appliance or valve.
If you continue to smell gas after lighting a pilot, turn off the gas valve upstream of the appliance immediately to stop the flow of gas. Contact your supplier immediately to investigate the situation.
Facts about propane
Propane is a liquid that is odorless. A chemical odorant is added so users can be aware if there is a leak.
Propane that is stored in your tank can cause frostbite if it comes in contact with your skin or eyes.
Most propane tanks are a light color to prevent excessive pressure from building up from.