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Why Do My Gas Logs Smell?

June 20, 2017

Are you concerned about a distinct gas odor coming from your ventless fire place? It’s natural to be worried when you smell gas in the home, but in this case, the odds are that the condition is harmless. In fact, a faint gas smell is an unavoidable consequence of using gas fireplace logs. More than…

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Where Does Propane Gas Come From?

June 13, 2017

When you’re sitting around a cozy living room with your family, you’re probably not giving a lot of thought to how the propane that’s heating your home got there in the first place. You know propane is an affordable and reliable source of heat. You likely also know that it’s a fossil fuel, like natural…

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I Smell Propane. What Should I Do?

June 8, 2017

When compared to many other home heating options, propane is a relatively safe and efficient fuel source. However, even with the modern safety measures that have been put in place, it is important to know how to handle a propane leak. Propane is a flammable gas, so even a small spark can cause it to…

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Propane vs. Natural Gas: Which Is Best for Your Home?

December 29, 2016

Propane and natural gas are both popular fuels used for heating homes and powering appliances across the country. If you have the option of using either, how do you know which is the best choice? The answer is not as straightforward as you may think, as both have pros and cons. Here, we’ll compare propane…

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How Long Does Propane Last?

December 22, 2016

Whether you rely on propane to heat your home or power your barbecue, having enough fuel on hand is essential to avoiding the expense and inconvenience of running out. Fortunately, the shelf life of propane gas is practically indefinite, so long as your fuel is stored properly and securely in a well-maintained tank. In this…

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Get Ready for the Holiday Season With Gas Logs

November 22, 2016

With the holiday season coming up, you may be looking forward to enjoying a roaring fire in the fireplace with your family and friends. If this sounds like you, you might want to consider gas logs as opposed to wood. What is a gas log fireplace, and why do you want one? A gas log…

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How to Check the Tank Level on an LP Grill Tank

November 11, 2016

If you use a gas grill regularly, you need propane tanks for fuel. While an LPG tank holds a good amount of propane, you will run out eventually, and you don’t want it to happen when you’re in the middle of a cookout. The problem is, LPG tanks are heavy, at about 18 and a…

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Christmas in July Sale

June 30, 2016

Out The Door Ready!   Purchase a Holland grill and get a FREE gas cylinder & FREE assembly! Holland Grill Old grill on its last leg? Ready for an upgrade? Starting July 1st purchase a Holland gas grill and get a complimentary gas cylinder and grill assembly with your purchase. Call 800-344-6457 or visit a Foster…

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Using Propane for Off-Grid Power

May 28, 2016

When you hear the term “living off the grid,” you probably think of using alternative energy sources such as solar power to generate electricity, or wood stoves and ovens for heating and cooking purposes. However, many homeowners are discovering the many benefits of using propane for off-grid systems. Propane is a clean-burning fuel that is…

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Foster Family Donates to Community Scholarship

Jennifer Bryant-Foster congratulating a graduating award recipient
May 25, 2016

BROOKNEAL, VA- Jennifer Bryant-Foster presented over $10,000 worth of scholarships to the William Campbell High School’s graduating seniors in Gladys, Virginia on Monday, May 23. Students who received this generous donation from Foster Fuels President and CEO, Watt R. Foster, Jr. and his family, displayed academic success and professional skills. Each award was presented in…

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It’s here! SAVE now with our Summer Sale!

May 16, 2016

Now is the time to order your tank fill! Foster Fuels Summer Sale Now through July 31, 2017 residential propane, home heating oil, and kerosene customers save 9¢ a gallon when you fill your tank with Foster Fuels.* To take advantage of this great offer, Foster Fuels must completely fill your tank and your order must be placed before 7/31/17. Don’t…

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Propane for Agriculture: Eco-friendly Upgrades & Incentives

May 12, 2016

Have you considered using propane as the primary fuel source in your farming operation? Propane is a reliable, efficient, clean-burning energy source you can use for tasks in the field and all around your property. This abundant fuel source is produced in the United States — approximately 830,000 U.S. farmers make use of agricultural propane…

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