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Propane Refills

Get Propane Refills in Olathe, KS and Lee's Summit, MO

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The Best Deal For Your Money - WE FILL IT ALL THE WAY UP!

Why would you exchange your propane tanks when you can have them refilled at a lower cost?!  Plus, most exchange grill tanks are not filled completely, with a net weight of only 15 to 17 pounds, even though they can be refilled to 20lbs. At Bledsoe’s Equipment, all grill tanks are refilled to their maximum 20lb. capacity! That’s 1/3 more gas than you get from most exchange tanks for less money and longer grilling!

Also, refilling your tank at Bledsoe’s Equipment guarantees that your tank will not be exchanged for a defective or older tank!  We fill your tank in a matter of minutes! This means no more long waits while some store clerk looks for the keys to the exchange cage, and finally comes to help you!  We fill Forklift and RV tanks!

Tank Size
Price (Before Tax) *
Forklift Bottle (33lb)
Per Gallon
Recertification- Per Propane Tank

* All prices are subject to change.

Everything you Need to Know About Propane Exchange, Refills, & Storage

Propane is a hydrocarbon gas that consists of three carbon atoms and eight hydrogen atoms, chemically represented as C3H8. It is a colorless and odorless gas in its natural state, but for safety reasons, an odorant called ethyl mercaptan is added to give it a distinct smell. This odor helps detect leaks, enhancing safety precautions.

Propane is commonly used as a fuel for various applications due to its clean-burning properties. As a versatile energy source, propane is utilized for heating homes, cooking, fueling appliances like stoves, ovens, water heaters, dryers, as well as for powering vehicles, generators, patio heaters, and other equipment. It’s portability, ease of storage, and efficiency make propane a popular choice for both residential and commercial purposes.

Propane should be stored with safety as a top priority to prevent accidents and ensure its proper use. Here are some guidelines for storing propane:

  1. Ventilation: Propane should be stored in well-ventilated areas. Avoid storing propane cylinders or tanks in enclosed spaces, basements, or areas where gas fumes can accumulate.

  2. Upright Position: Propane cylinders and tanks should be stored in an upright position. This helps prevent gas leakage and ensures the pressure relief valve operates correctly.

  3. Outdoor Storage: If possible, store propane cylinders and tanks outdoors. If stored indoors, ensure there is adequate ventilation to disperse any leaked gas.

  4. Secure Location: Store propane in a secure location away from heat sources, open flames, and ignition sources. Keep it away from direct sunlight and high temperatures.

  5. Distance from Combustibles: Maintain a safe distance between propane storage and combustible materials, such as wood, paper, or flammable liquids.

  6. Proper Cylinder Storage: If using portable propane cylinders, store them in a designated storage area that is cool, dry, and well-ventilated. Avoid leaving cylinders in vehicles for extended periods, especially in hot conditions.

  7. Avoid Leaks: Check for leaks regularly using a solution of soapy water around connections and valves. Bubbles indicate a leak, and any leaks should be addressed immediately.

  8. No Smoking Zone: Prohibit smoking in the vicinity of propane storage areas. Open flames, cigarettes, and other ignition sources pose a significant risk.

  9. Keep Valve Caps On: When not in use, keep the valve caps securely in place. This helps protect the valve and prevents dust and debris from entering.

  10. Follow Manufacturer Guidelines: Adhere to the manufacturer’s guidelines and recommendations for storing propane cylinders and tanks. Different types of containers may have specific requirements.

Bledsoe’s Equipment refills your propane tank all the way up. You can get a truly full tank at a lower rate than typical propane exchange services throughout the greater Kansas City, MO area including Overland Park, Blue Springs, Gardner and other areas. While the other guys typically fill up your tank 1/3 full, you’ll get a full tank when you visit us in Olathe or Lee’s Summit for a propane refill. We fill all size tanks including tanks for RVs, forklifts, patio heaters, grills, and more.