500 Gallon Propane Tank

Learn More About 500 Gallon Propane Tank Dimensions, Weight and Uses

Why a 500 gallon propane tank is the ideal solution for midsize home energy needs, both in ground and underground.

500 gallon tank installation

Meet all of your home energy needs with a 500 gallon propane tank

The energy needs of a midsized home can be easily met with a 500 gallon propane tank in ground or above ground. This sized propane tank will heat your entire home, heat water, and power small propane-fueled commercial appliances. Pinnacle Propane will come to your home and decide the best location for your 500 gallon propane tank, and whether or not it should be in ground or above ground. Location, space, and local regulations will determine the type of installation you will need. A 500 gallon propane tank in ground can be more costly to install, but it will be more protected from the elements and temperature controlled. In ground tanks are also out of the way, but they require more space than above ground tanks.   

500 Gallon Propane Tank Home Specifications

Everything you need to know before ordering a 500 gallon propane tank home installation

A 500 gallon propane tank will comfortably meet your home's energy needs. It is important to understand the size and space requirements of a tank like this before ordering one for your home. Learn more about 500 gallon propane tank specifications below:

A standard 500 gallon propane tank is 9' 11" long. The tank is also 37 ½ inches in diameter. This sized propane tank holds 400 gallons of propane when filled to capacity due to safety regulations that require a 500 gallon propane tank to only be filled to 80% capacity max. 
Propane tanks weigh more when filled to capacity due to the additional weight of the liquid propane. A 500 gallon propane tank in ground and above ground weighs 950 pounds empty and 2,650 pounds when full. Every Pinnacle Propane tank is built with the highest safety standards in mind from the highest quality materials.  
 When determining your home's propane usage, remember that propane tanks are only filled to 80% capacity when full. The refill rate of your 500 gallon propane tank in ground will depend on your individual usage. This sized tank holds an amount of propane that is more suitable for midsized homes. Pinnacle Propane has a tank refill program that will ensure you are never without propane. 
A well maintained 500 gallon propane tank is built for long-term storage of propane and will last for 30 years or more. Environmental elements and wear and tear can lower a propane tank's lifespan, but generally every Pinnacle Propane tank is build to last. With regular inspections and maintenance, your propane tank will last for decades. 
Maintenance for your 500 gallon propane tank is simple to understand. The most important way to maintain your tank is by scheduling regular deliveries so you do not risk letting your tank run dry. Pinnacle Propane offers a variety of delivery and maintenance options to ensure you never run out of  propane and that your tank is maintained properly. 
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500 gallon tank cost near me

When researching 500 gallon propane cost near me, it is important to consider a number of factors. These include floor space, number of appliances or machines and, for homes, whether heating a pool or hot tub. Pinnacle Propane offers a convenient tank volume calculator to help you decide if a 500 gallon propane tank is right for your home. For a full assessment of your needs, please contact us to walk through your options.

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