How Do Propane Tank Monitors Work?

Written on: December 12, 2022

Lakes Gas makes having propane easy!

propane monitor minnesota Technology has changed so much about the way we live our lives. We can keep in touch with loved ones near and far much easier. We can shop, pay bills, manage our finances, and more, online.

Lakes Gas offers another benefit that technology provides with our wireless propane tank monitor service.

Wireless propane tank monitoring is so convenient that you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. You can say goodbye to those days of venturing out into the cold and wet just to check your propane tank gauge levels. No more worrying about forgetting to check your supply because wireless propane tank monitoring takes care of everything for you!

How your propane tank monitor works

Wireless propane tank monitors may not look like much, but their genius is in what they do.

The monitor has a sensor cable that is placed on the propane tank gauge. The sensor is able to measure the amount of propane in your tank. The monitor uses wireless and cellular technology like you have on your smartphone to transmit those measurements back to us at Lakes Gas. We know in real-time, precisely how much propane you have.

Your wireless propane tank monitor is also programmed to let us know you reach a specified amount of propane in your tank. Once you reach that amount, the monitor sends Lakes Gas a notification. We promptly schedule a propane delivery to your home so you have a full tank before you can worry about running low.

Who benefits from wireless propane tank monitoring?

Everyone who uses it gets the peace of mind that comes from knowing they’ll always have propane! However, there are some propane customers for whom wireless propane tank monitoring offers even more.

People who travel frequently or live elsewhere for part of the year. Being away from home for long periods of time can make it propane usage more erratic. Wireless propane tank monitoring can help solve this problem by making sure you always have propane when you need it and avoiding unnecessary deliveries.

Owners of second homes or income properties. Do you own a lakeside fishing cottage, a short-term rental, a multifamily home, or an income property? With wireless propane tank monitoring, you can be sure that your other properties will always have propane and frees you from having to check the tank gauge levels in person.

People who manage affairs for elderly parents or relatives. If you’re a caretaker, you know how much time and energy the job requires. Wireless propane tank monitoring can help reduce some of your workload and stress.

Wireless propane tank monitoring also helps Lakes Gas provide even better service. Because the notifications allow us to reduce unneeded deliveries and lets us know precisely when customers need more propane, we are more efficient in our delivery scheduling and can not only serve more customers each day but also be available for emergency propane delivery services.

Get the ultimate in ease and peace of mind. Contact Lakes Gas today to enroll in wireless propane tank monitoring!