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Propane

Capitol Di$count Fuel’s partnership with Valley Energy provides propane service to the entire Northern Virginia
area. Capitol Di$count Fuel specializes in providing propane service for homes, pools, and emergency generators.
Capitol Discount Fuel is equipped to provide cylinder exchange for Forklifts and other motor fuel needs.

Temp Heat

Are you planning to heat a structure this winter during construction? Contact us - we have a number of 1000
gallon tanks available on a short term need basis.

Propane Tanks

Capitol Di$count Fuel can provide above ground or underground propane tanks to help accommodate your home
or business. Depending on what propane appliances you elect to have in your home will determine whether you
will have to purchase or rent your tank.

Some typical tank sizes and uses are:

Tank Sizes

Typical Appliance Load

Typical Yearly Usage

100# cylinder

Cooking

Less than 60 gallons

120 gallon tank

Gas Logs with either Cooking or Drying

50-200 gallons

500 gallon tank

Heating, water heating, logs, generators, and other appliances

750 gallons and up

1000 gallon tank

All gas home with pool heater

Up to 2000 gallons

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How to Read Your Propane Tank Gauge

To find out approximately how many gallons remaining in your tank, lift the dome to your propane tank and read
the gauge.

**IF YOUR TANK IS UNDER 30% Please notify us immediately! Call 540-338-6457 to schedule a delivery.
Use the chart to help calculate the approximate gallons remaining.

% In Tank

120 Gallon

250 Gallon

500 Gallon

1000 Gallon

Gallons Remaining (Approximant)

80%

96

200

400

800

70%

84

175

350

700

60%

72

150

300

600

50%

60

125

250

500

40%

48

100

200

400

30%

36

75

150

300

20%

24

50

100

200

10%

12

25

50

100

Gauge