Preparing Your Propane Tank for Colder Weather

Colder Weather is finally here and it’s about that time to start preparing your home and your propane tank for cooler weather. Even though propane gas does not freeze, you do have to watch for pressure drops which can cause problems with powering your home. Read more for some tips on maintaining your propane tank in Col Continue reading

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Safely Transporting Propane Tanks

  Transporting your portable propane tank to your home is relatively safe, still it is smart to be aware of the best practices. The best practice is to ensure the tank is upright and not on its side, and that the tank is secured so it won’t slide or tip during the trip. Use ropes or straps rather than chains or other materials that could damage the tank.  Continue reading

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How to Safely Store Your Propane Tanks

Portable Propane Tanks are exceptionally safe. They are constructed in line with high industry standards for quality, and contain additional safety features – such as pressure relief valves – that make them safe and easy to use for consumers. Accidents are exceedingly rare, and most of those are the result of a valve inadvertently left open that allows gas to escape and gather near an ignitions source.  Continue reading

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How To Keep Your Propane Tank Safe in a Wildfire

It has been a very hot and dry summer which has made the danger of a wildfire popping up even more likely. Wildfires have been prevalent all over the state. In the event of a disaster, it is best to be well prepared. There are steps you can tank to help minimize damage to your propane tank in the event of a wildfire.  Continue reading

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What Size Propane Tank Suits Your Home?

The size of your propane tank can vary and is solely dependable on the size of your home or business. Making sure you have the correct size is important because it can save your bank account. Save yourself the trouble of having to schedule multiple refills by making sure you have the proper size tank for your home or commercial business.  Continue reading

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The History of Propane

You use propane for everything in your house. From heating your water, heating your home, keeping your refrigerated running, drying your clothes and even your fireplace. Propane is used in an estimation of about 40 million households in the United States for various reasons. So the question is, what is the history of propane? How did it become such a reliable source of energy in so many American homes? Continue reading

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Propane as an Alternative Fuel

Propane, also known as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG),  has many uses for your home. LPG’s main uses are for home and water heating, cooking, refrigerators, drying clothes and powering some equipment but did you know LPG can be used as an alternative fuel? LPG is also used in the agricultural community, but how else can it be utilized?  Continue reading

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How Propane Can Save Money

There are many different benefits to propane. So how can propane save money? Propane is a byproduct of natural gas and petroleum. Most of the propane used in the U.S. is domestic, while some of it comes from Canada. In the U.S., there are about 3,000 propane companies and over 70 percent of them are family-owned companies. So, when you use propane, you not only save energy, you help support the economic growth of America. This article will go over many different ways propane can save money!

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How is Propane Made?

How Is Propane Made?

What is Propane?

Propane, sometimes known as liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG — is a gas normally compressed and stored as a liquid. It is nontoxic, colorless, and virtually odorless; an identifying odor is added so it can be detected. Propane is commonly used for space and water heating, for cooking, and as fuel for engine applications such as forklifts, farm irrigation engines, fleet vehicles, and buses; however, its applications are rapidly growing due to new technology developments. So how is propane made?

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Fun Facts About Propane

Propane is one of the most versatile, environment friendly, and cost effective fuel source in the world. Most of the worlds propane is produced in American and Canada. Propane is one of the leading sources for energy fuel in the world. Here are some more fun facts about propane.

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