{Top 3 Safety Tips in Storing Propane Tanks|Store Your Propane Tanks Safely|Safely Store Propane Tanks at Home}

Did you {know|have any idea} propane is {a resource made in America|an American-made resource}? {Propane is popular for|Popular for|Propane’s popularity is derived from} being a clean natural energy resource, and typically comes in a gas or liquid form. Propane is {simple|easy} to use and {inexpensive|affordable} to heat and cool {properties|houses|homes}, heat water, heat appliances, {cook|barbecue} food on the grill, {make|cook|heat} food on the {stove top|stove} and {create|provide} warmth from fireplaces and outdoor heaters. However, propane tanks are {very|highly} flammable with the ability to become a fire hazard. Always remember to follow these {three|3} tips to store propane tanks safely around your {property|home}:
Top safety tip #1: {Place|Store} propane tank {outside|outdoors} upright on a hard surface.

Cylinder tanks must be stored {on the exterior of|outside} the home. {NEVER|DO NOT} leave a cylinder tank inside a car or vehicle.

Top safety tip #2: If you smell gas, an odor {similar to|like} rotten eggs, {turn|shut} it off and {exit|leave} immediately.

If there are no sparks or flames, {turn|shut} off the gas to the tank. {Never|Do not} use a cell phone, lights or turn on appliances. {Exit|Leave} the area {as soon as possible|immediately} and {phone|call} the fire department. Do not return until the fire department {says it’s okay to do so|gives you permission}.

Top safety tip #3: Always {shut|turn} off the gas line or valve to an unused tank.

Leaving the line or valve open could {lead to|cause} a leak {which|and this} can {cause|create} a dangerous condition where injury, fire or explosion {may|can} occur.

We hope these safety tips from Paul Davis keep you and your {loved ones|family} safe. In the case of any property damage, {please|don’t hesitate to} Call Paul! We’re available 24/7 for all your property recovery and restoration needs.