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Name:   LSUboy - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/3/2017 10:50:22 AM   IP ADDRESS: 108.81.93.233

Should we get an in ground tank or above ground tank.

Any company above and beyond?

Thank you in adavance.





Name:   flyfisher - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/3/2017 11:53:40 AM   IP ADDRESS: 173.186.6.201

very pleased with APEX out of Tallassee





Name:   MrHodja - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/4/2017 10:03:13 AM   IP ADDRESS: 76.26.151.153

Don't have propane but I would think from an aesthetic and safety viewpoint underground would be better.  Just make sure it is intended for underground use (e.g., galvanized steel).





Name:   UPSMAN - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/4/2017 5:26:35 PM   IP ADDRESS: 162.223.105.160

We use Area Propane out of Dadeville. Good folks.





Name:   Talullahhound - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/4/2017 8:53:24 PM   IP ADDRESS: 75.137.197.38

We had ours buried.  We use Superior, in Wetumpka.  It's right on 231, where 9 and 231 meet.

We've never run out and they come out and check it periodically.  We don't use a lot of propane, because it is just our generator and our range top. 





Name:   Firefighter - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/6/2017 3:16:46 PM   IP ADDRESS: 96.47.89.215

From a safety and looks standpoint I have a burried tank. I also recommend buying the tank as to renting it. That way you can select the propane supplier.

We always used the same supplier until one day I checked their prices. Would you believe that since I was such a good customer they were charging me $0.90 a gallon more than their competition. Needless to say I changed suppliers. Of course the original supplier then told me they would be glad to lower their price.

Now I always check prices as sometimes one supplier is less and other times they are more expensive. This past week I ordered a few hundred gallons and again one supplier was $0.45 less than the other.

I use:

  • Ferrell Gas - 1-866-553-5149
  • Suburban Propane - 1-800-776-7263

 





Name:   LSUboy - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/7/2017 8:51:41 AM   IP ADDRESS: 108.81.93.233

Thank you all very much. So no one has had trouble with a buried tank?





Name:   realfast64 - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/8/2017 1:22:54 PM   IP ADDRESS: 74.248.186.44

 Buried is better in several ways. Make sure the anode bag is properly placed in the hole with the tank.  I would be on location when it is installed and inspect myself also.  Never let the tank get less than 20/25 % if you use different companys to supply gas or they may try to slap you with a inspection fee.  You may or may not coat the tank with a bitmus coating.  The sell a tank that can be buried or placed above ground. a burial tanks fittings are a little diffrent than a above ground tank.  I went with the either or type tank and was able to install myself.





Name:   Talullahhound - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/8/2017 9:14:55 PM   IP ADDRESS: 75.137.197.38

Almost 10 years now and we've never had a problem with our buried tank. 





Name:   LSUboy - Email Member Reply
Subject:   Propane tank and service??
Date:   3/9/2017 4:46:28 PM   IP ADDRESS: 108.81.93.233

Thank you everyone for the responses and the ideas and recommendations.







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