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Why Do I Need a Propane Tank Monitor?

This Helpful Device Can Save You Both Money and Hassle!

tank monitor installation north carolinaThere are a lot of reasons to consider adding a wireless tank monitor to your propane tank—and eliminating runouts is just the top of the list. Wireless tank monitors use wireless and cellular technology to monitor the level of propane in your tank in real-time. When the tank gauge reaches a pre-set level, the monitor alerts us—and you—directly, and we schedule a timely delivery! It really is that easy.

Now, if you’ve never run out of propane, you may not think it’s a big deal. But if your tank gets too low—or runs out completely—you’ll need to pay for professional assistance pressure tests to get your system back up and running again.

3 Reasons Why Tank Monitoring is a Must

Here are some other key reasons a tank monitor is a great choice to include alongside your existing propane services:


Why do you need a pressure test when you run out of propane? It’s about safety. When the pressure in your gas lines changes—as happens when you run out of fuel—there’s the possibility that the seals around pipe fittings could contract and create a leak. A leak test checks the integrity of these joints and seals.

While propane is completely safe under most conditions, it can be highly flammable, so leaking propane lines can be dangerous. That’s why pressure tests are also required by state and federal law, as well as insurance rules.


Without a tank monitor, our automatic delivery service relies on consistent usage patterns. Firing up the grill, fireplace, logs, and similar appliances can cause your propane use to vary with the weather or the season, making it hard to predict your actual usage.

And if you’re a will-call customer, a tank monitor frees you from having to watch your tank. The convenient app will alert you when it’s exactly the right time to schedule a fill-up.

Additionally, wireless propane tank monitors are also ideal for second homes and income properties. You can keep an eye on the propane supply without having to physically go there. And with our wireless tank monitoring app, you can even track multiple tanks—all in one easy-to-use interface.


With a complimentary wireless mobile app, you have even more control and insight! This user-friendly app allows you to check your tank monitor any time of the day or night to see your usage patterns day-to-day, as well as exactly how much fuel is in your tank at any given time.

The bottom line? A tank monitor offers peace of mind because you never have to worry about the hassle and costs of running out of propane, even if you’re a will call customer. Installation is quick and easy—we can have you set up and ready to go in a matter of minutes!

Contact us today to find out more about the benefits of wireless tank monitoring and how we can get you set up—100% hassle-free!