In many rural areas throughout the world, there are no gas lines available to help with basic heating and cooking necessities. One alternative to gas is propane, which may cost more than natural gas and requires having an underground storage tank. Before purchasing any appliance, check with the dealer and make sure propane can be used with that specific unit. If you are storing propane gas in addition to having a underground propane storage tank there are a few guidelines to remember. First many municapalities will enforce proper storage meaning a propane cylinder cabinet would be needed. The most important thing to remember about propane storage is never store the cylinders inside a home or attached garage area. Propane is an environmentally friendly gas but whenever you are using propane its advised to install carbon monoxide detectors due to the gas producing high levels of CO.