Tag Archives: Propane Safety

Propane Safety During a Power Outage

Whether it’s a hurricane, thunderstorm, windstorm or hailstorm, there’s numerous reasons why you might suffer a power outage. If your home uses propane, there are few simple precautions you can take to keep your family safe. Therefore, we he have … Continue reading

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Propane Safety Statistics: How Safe is Propane?

There are numerous statistics available for propane. The following are just a few statistics to answer the common question, “How safe is propane?”

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What to Do if Your Propane Gauge is Low

You may notice that your propane gauge is in the red. A propane gauge is typically marked at the 20% line. With a cold front coming in soon, you realize you need the heat now. Therefore, we will discuss what … Continue reading

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Do Propane Tanks Explode?

The question of “do propane tanks explode?” is a common question among people who are unfamiliar with propane, propane tanks, propane accidents and explosions involving any type of container storing flammable or combustible material. Propane tanks don’t just explode if … Continue reading

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Environmentally Friendly Propane Gas for Your Home or Business

Refined fuels and petroleum products are perceived as pollutants and environmentally unfriendly. However, propane is not only clean and environmentally friendly in its unused state, it also produces exhaust emissions that exceed the requirements for clean fuel vehicles and surpass … Continue reading

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Propane Permits and Local Requirements in Texas

Requirements for permits and code compliance pertaining to propane gas and tank installation exist in some locales in Texas. In many scenarios, the rules (NFPA 58) state that any additional and final control lies with “the authority having jurisdiction”. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Summer Outdoor Propane Grilling Safety Tips

With summer in full swing, make sure to keep the following outdoor propane grilling safety tips in mind.

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How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Incomplete Combustion in Propane Appliances

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is responsible for almost 25 percent of all propane related fatalities. It is the product of incomplete gas combustion often because propane appliances are improperly adjusted. Properly functioning propane appliances will produce an “ideal burn” during combustion … Continue reading

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Propane Cylinder Requirements in Texas

Rules and regulations pertaining to Texas Propane cylinders and LP Gas bottles account for their portability, as well as their variety of uses. There are numerous propane cylinder requirements, which involve storage, transportation and acceptable use. Texas Propane will list … Continue reading

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Texas Propane’s Liquid Withdrawal Valve

The liquid withdrawal valve is commonly known by its manufacturers given name such as Chek-Lok or Checkmate. However, the proper name is “actuated liquid withdrawal excess flow valve”. It serves as critical role in propane tank liquid evacuation. This valve … Continue reading

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