Trying to figure out where the gauge is on a propane tank, and then how to read it to figure out if you need a delivery can cause frustration for a lot of homeowners. Read on to learn how to properly read and determine your need for propane with this handy guide.
Finding Tank Gauge:
Sometimes propane gauges will be underneath a cover on a tank, inside the tank if it has a lid or in plain view on the tank itself. These two pictures show where most propane gauges are located.
Reading Tank Gauge:
- 80% is considered a full tank
- Make sure to order more gas before your tank gauge reads below 30%
Here is a chart for understanding the different percentages that read on your tank gauge.