How should I store my gas cans? Store gas cans at room temperature and far from flames or sparks. Make sure children and pets don’t go near gas cans. Check containers once a month for potential leaks. Add fuel stabilizer if gas cans have been full longer than 30 days.
Where is the best place to store gas cans? Keep gasoline containers tightly closed and handle them gently to avoid spills. Gasoline is a flammable liquid and should be stored at room temperature, away from potential heat sources such as the sun, a hot water heater, space heater or a furnace, and a least 50 feet away from ignition sources, such as pilot lights.
Where should I store my gas cans without a shed? away from pilot lights and ignition sources such as the heat, sparks and flames from a water heater, space heater or furnace. On the floor in a place where children can’t reach it. In a garage or shed rather than in the house, out of direct sunlight. On concrete, place a piece of plywood under the container.
How do you store gas cans outside? The can must be stored in a cool location and not exposed to temperatures exceeding 50°C/122°F. You should avoid heat, sparks, open flame, oxidizers, and direct sunlight. Storage in a well-ventilated area is highly recommended.