Propane costs vary by location, delivery surcharges and the size of the tanks, which typically range from 100 to 1,500 gallons. The federal Energy Information Administration publication reported average costs of propane,... More » Business & Finance Household Budgets

From October 2014 to March 2015, the average cost of propane in the United States ranged from around $2.30 to $2.40 per gallon. The cost of propane continually fluctuates due to a variety of different factors, including ... More » Science Environmental Science Natural Resources

As a household heating solution, propane is generally more costly than natural gas. Whereas propane costs on average $2,119 to heat a home during the cold season, natural gas costs an average of just $936, according to U... More » Business & Finance Household Budgets

The best way to save money on propane exchange is to forgo exchange in favor of refilling tanks. Exchanged tanks are often under-filled in relation to their capacity, meaning the consumer pays more money for less propane... More » Business & Finance Household Budgets

The standard 20-pound propane tank holds about 4.7 gallons of propane. The average 20-pound tank weighs about 40 pounds and contains 430,000 BTU when full. People generally use this size propane tank for residential gril... More »

The most commonly used liquefied petroleum gas tanks in the United States hold 250 gallons, 500 gallons and 1,000 gallons. Tanks containing 150 gallons are also available. More » Home & Garden Appliances

Average customers do not need to do any maintenance on their propane storage tanks besides ensuring that the gas never fully runs out and possibly scheduling a yearly inspection by an expert. Allowing your tank to become... More » Home & Garden Outdoor