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Where can a propane tank be placed?
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Also, how close to the house can a propane tank be?
Placement Restrictions: The minimum distance from a building is 10 feet. The minimum distance from a source of ignition is 10 feet. The minimum distance from a property line is also 10 feet. If two of these tanks are placed within 3 feet of each other, the restriction clearances increase to 25 feet.
Also, can a propane tank be placed under a deck? NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code prohibits the installation of propane tanks under decks or areas of egress from a building or structure.
Beside this, can I put a propane tank in my house?
Location Of Propane Cylinder Use Using a cylinder indoors is not only illegal, it is terribly unsafe. Keep in mind that a full propane barbeque cylinder contains enough liquid to produce over 300 cubic feet of vapor. A fuel source such as that should not only be stored outdoors, it should never be used indoors.
Is it OK to leave propane tank outside in summer?
Avoid keeping your tank in temperatures above 120 °F (49 °C). As the temperature rises, the pressure inside your raises. Don't leave your tank in the sunlight during the hottest months. Propane tanks have a release valve that will help relieve pressure if temperatures are consistently high.