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1000 Gallon Propane Tank

Learn More About 1000 Gallon Propane Tank Dimensions and Uses

Why 1000 gallon propane tanks are the ideal size to solve your home energy needs, both above ground and underground.

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Fulfill all of your energy needs with a 1000 gallon underground propane tank

A 1000 gallon propane tank is the ideal sized propane tank for a wide variety of home uses, including heating your home, water, and powering appliances. We can install a 1000 gallon underground tank or above-ground tank at your home. Location, space, and local regulations will determine the type of tank installation you can choose. A 1000 gallon above ground propane tank is less expensive to install but they are exposed to the elements and can be seen. A 1000 gallon underground propane tank is more costly, but it also out of the way and temperature controlled.

1000 Gallon Propane Tank Specifications

Everything you need to know about 1000 gallon propane tank dimensions and lifespan

A 1000 gallon propane tank will comfortably meet your home's propane needs. It is important to understand the specifications of this sized propane tank in order to know if it is suitable for your home. Learn more about 1000 gallon propane tank specifications below:

1000 gallon propane tank length is approximately 16 feet long and 41 inches in diameter; they have a leg spacing of 10' 1".  It holds 800 gallons of propane when they are full because safety regulations only allows propane tanks to be filled to 80% capacity. 
Propane tanks weigh exponentially more when they are full of liquid propane. A 1000 gallon tank weight is approximately 1760 pounds when empty and 5160 pounds when full. Every Pinnacle Propane tank, whether above the ground or underground, is built from the best materials with the highest standards of safety in mind.
When determining your home's propane usage, remember that propane tanks are only filled to 80% capacity when full. The refill rate of your 1000 gallon underground propane tank will depend on your individual usage. However, this sized tank holds significantly more propane than others and will need to be refilled fewer times a year than smaller tanks.  Pinnacle Propane has a tank refill program that will ensure you are never without propane.
A 1000 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. 
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Propane Tank Safety Information

A propane tank regardless of size or installation operating under normal circumstances is extremely safe. Always have Pinnacle Propane's 24-hour emergency number 972-444-0300 on hand in case of emergency. A 1000 gallon propane tank should be placed at least 25 feet from any building or property. Installations of these tanks follow strict propane safety regulations outlined by the National Fire Protection Association. 

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