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AMERIGAS Propane Tank Exchange
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AMERIGAS

Propane Tank Exchange

  • Tanks can be used for grills, patio heaters, fryers and fire pits
  • We accept any tank, no matter the condition
  • AmeriGas tanks are leak tested and inspected
$19.97 /each

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Is it getting hot over here, or is that just us. AmeriGas Propane Exchange is the quick, easy way for you to swap out a tank, or buy a spare. Available at over 48,000 locations nationwide, there is always a local place to get propane you can trust, and get on with your day. With safety being our number one priority, the chemical properties of propane restrict us to only fill our tanks to 80% capacity. Our main concern is the variable expansion ratio of the liquid within the container over a temperature rise. By not filling to 100%, a vapor space is created within the container. This allows room for liquid expansion, should it occur, and allows vaporization of the liquid propane to occur unimpeded.

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  • Visit your local home depot store
  • Leave your propane tank outside the store to make an exchange
  • Pay the cashier for either an exchange or purchase, and follow the attendant to the propane exchange center
  • Grab your new tank when the attendant opens the AmeriGas Propane Exchange Display and swap out your used tank, if you're making an exchange
  • Never bring tanks indoors

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Can I be picky in choosing which tank I grab in exchange for the one I brought to the store to ensure is good condition?

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August 16, 2016
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Anon, when you enter your code in the kiosk outside, there aren't any employees around to help you. Looking around, you'll see a door pop open from an array of tanks behind these wire mesh doors. They're either chosen randomly or sequentially by some electronics someplace. Only one door will pop open and that's what you get. I suppose if you then go inside (but you can't take your tank inside, a safety Read More
Anon, when you enter your code in the kiosk outside, there aren't any employees around to help you. Looking around, you'll see a door pop open from an array of tanks behind these wire mesh doors. They're either chosen randomly or sequentially by some electronics someplace. Only one door will pop open and that's what you get. I suppose if you then go inside (but you can't take your tank inside, a safety hazard) you could try to get some employee help and ask them your question face to face. Read Less
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At least in my experience, the buyer does not have a choice. Each tank, whether empty or full, is in an individual locked cage. After you pay for a full tank, the door to an empty cage unlocks, and that is where you place your empty tank. Then the cage door to a full tank unlocks and opens, and that tank is the one you take. So, no choice.
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San Antonio, TX
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Unless your Home Depot has a different setup, you don't get a choice. Once you enter the code a random door opens and you take the tank inside. At least that's how it is at my HD.
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If you use the self serve kiosk, it will pick the one you get by automatically opening the door to its individual cage and you would take that particular tank. Each tank is in its own cage. Otherwise, if you go inside the store and get someone to help you, you could probably choose which tank you get.
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You not only CAN be picky, but you SHOULD be picky. Propane exchange locations are like vending machine locations: the retailer merely provides real estate and has no way of knowing how the user of that space operates. I have been exchanging propane for many years. More often than should be the case, defective tanks are refilled, even while leaking, and installed at the exchange site without informed Read More
You not only CAN be picky, but you SHOULD be picky. Propane exchange locations are like vending machine locations: the retailer merely provides real estate and has no way of knowing how the user of that space operates. I have been exchanging propane for many years. More often than should be the case, defective tanks are refilled, even while leaking, and installed at the exchange site without informed knowledge or consent of the space provider. Although it is impossible to know if a tank has an operationally defective valve, a slow leaking closed valve can be detected by bringing a small scale (like a fishing scale) and checking for correct weight (I believe 37 pounds, but you should check this on the Internet). Finally, always keep your receipt and return a defective tank immediately. Propane is not only combustible, it is also explosive. Don't take any chances. Read Less
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I have three old tanks I want to get rid of without exchange? What is the best way to do this?

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If a neighbor or you are having a yard sale, that would be one way to get a few dollars for each tank. Or, depending on where live, you can put them by the street with a "Free" sign, and they'll be gone by the next morning. The AmeriGas exchange at Home Depot does not 'buy' empty tanks.
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Take it to a local propane company that refills tanks. My local propane company loves it when you drop them off. They just take them, recertify them, and then use them for exchanges.
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I'm pretty sure you can Just leave the old tanks there.
check with the store, though.
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Littlefield, Texas
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May 11, 2016
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Advertise on social websites and Craigslist. These tanks are in high demand among DIYers who convert them into rocket stoves.
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February 13, 2016
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If the tanks are empty, take them to the nearest metal recycler. They'll buy them from you for a few bucks each. Or advertise them and sell them locally. If you just want to get rid of them, take them to Home Depot, or any other place that does tank exchanges, and just leave them beside the tank exchange OUTSIDE the store.
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Will Home Depot accept a Corrigan tank in exchange? Just moved to the area and they do not have a distributor near by.

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Jacksonville, NC
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The AmeriGas tank exchange at Home Depot is self-serve. When I started using the exchange at Home Depot, I had a couple of tanks that did not have the AmeriGas label. No problem exchanging them for AmeriGas labeled full tanks.
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If it has the newer valve, yes, brand doesn't matter.
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Yes, the did exchange my old rusty non-amerigas tank for the new full one.
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No. I tried to exchange a non-AmeriGas propane tank at a Home Depot store and was told they only accept AmeriGas propane tanks in exchange.
Perhaps this policy varies from store to store. Your best bet is to contact your local store and see what they say. Good luck.
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AmeriGas Propane Exchange at Home Depot will accept any grill tank no matter the condition and will exchange it for a new AmeriGas tank.
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Can an AmeriGas tank be refilled?

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Can this tank be refilled at a propane filling station elsewhere?
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Yes, and usually for less than doing an exchange.
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Yes, this tank is refillable.
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Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by The Good and Bad I normally take my propane tanks to a local refill station. On one occasion when on one else was open, I had to buy a tank at the exchange station at my local HD. Using the exchange is good in that it is quick and easy. Most refill stations near me close at 5 p.m. Exchange services are open far later hours. In addition refill stations will take your tank regardless of its condition. Here's the downside. For one there is a price for the convenience of the service. You get roughly 15 lbs. of propane for slightly more than you would pay for 20 lbs. if you went to a refill station. Second while the exchange will take your tank regardless of its condition, the one you get in return may not be in the best condition either. The most important thing is for the tank to function properly but honestly, who wants a ratty looking tank in their nice grill. While I prefer to take my tanks to refill stations, I'm glad this service is available. June 28, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Worst I would caution anyone from doing an exchange. I was stupid enough to do an exchange with a brand new tank I bought off HD. Received a beat up tank, connected it to the regulator and it is hissing and leaking gas at the valve. Now I am out of my brand new tank for a beat up leaking tank. I don’t even want to exchange it for another one. I think the best route is getting a brand new tank and having it filled at a propane service station. I am guessing people use this exchange to ditch their aged, expired beat up tanks for a “conditioned” tank. Unfortunately it looks like they don’t condition and leak test these beat up tanks well enough. I hope I can get my brand new tank back from them. September 3, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Waste of Money I had three different tanks from Amerigas. The are garbage. The valves on all three leaked so I lost most of the propane. Do yourself a favor and buy a new tank and just pay to have it filled. You will save money and frustration. Most of these tanks are very old. October 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BBQ LOVER I got one for 20 bucks filled up with exchange. I'll get it filled up at my local gas station for 15 bucks when it's out. I WIN! September 25, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Leaks like a sieve I exchanged a very old tank for one in Home Depots' exchange program. It is a 20# capacity tank. It might as well have been a 1# tank. I used it 3 times, maybe for a total of 40 minutes run time. I could always smell a little gas, but I'm out in the breeze and don't give it another thought. So yesterday I started to use the grill and it wouldn't stay lit, and I could still smell gas. So I struck the striker down near the valve and the thing burst into flames. I got it put out with a shirt that was handy, and yes, this probably wasn't the smartest thing I've ever done. So thinking it might be the old regulator and line, I go to H.D. and buy a new one. The whole apparatus still leaks like a sieve! The thing is, I won't trust another Amerigas tank. Buy a decent one that's NEW folks, and stay away from these exchange programs. Get it completely filled someplace, and it'll last a long long time. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Kiosk works great! & 34# tank weight! First time for me to try the exchange at the kiosk (self serve) and I was a little apprehensive. But it was very easy to do in just a minute or two. It says you get 15# of gas but I weighed mine and it was more than a pound over. Total weight was nearly 34 pounds. That works for me!! July 1, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Here are the facts Here are the facts: A "20# cylinder" is called that because that is its "maximum safe capacity". That is the most propane it can safely contain. This accounts for the 20% gas space which allows for expansion. One gallon of propane weighs 4.24#. Therefore, a 20# cylinder filled to "maximum safe capacity" will contain (20# / 4.24gal/#) = 4.7 gallons of propane. If you take a propane tank to a service station and fill it "all the way", you will leave with 4.7 gallons in your tank, because they will not fill the tank beyond its "maximum safe capacity". At this point, the tank is "full". A typical empty "20# cylinder" weighs around 17#. Therefore, a "full 20# cylinder" weighs around (17# + 20#) = 37#. This Amerigas cylinder weighs 32#. Therefore, this Amerigas cylinder gives you (32# - 17#) = 15# of propane. Given that a "full" cylinder can hold 20# of propane, and the Amerigas cylinder gives you 15#, the Amerigas cylinder is being sold at (15# / 20#) = 75% "full". May 24, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Still waiting Great idea. Too bad when I enter the code a locker containing an empty tank opens up. Waiting 20 minutes to exchange is ridiculous!! I've already turned away 3 would be customers!!! You're welcome! May 8, 2016
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