Should I buy or rent a tank?


  • You can buy propane from whichever supplier you want.
  • You control your propane supply and delivery.


  • You’re responsible for all inspections, maintenance, and repair.
  • You’re responsible for fixing defects or performance issues with regulators.
  • You must purchase and maintain an external anode bag, which protects the tank from rust.
  • You’ll owe property tax on the tank.
  • The cost of your homeowner’s insurance may increase.