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Will Your Generator Run When You Need it the Most?

December 10, 2016

If your company relies on power, you likely have an emergency generator at the ready. If the regular power grid goes down, you’ll keep working as soon as your generator kicks in, preventing the loss of countless dollars, and in the case of some industries, even lives. Your emergency generator provides you peace of mind…

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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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Propane Maintenance

May 5, 2016

Do you heat your home with affordable, clean-burning propane? This abundant, energy-rich gas offers a number of important benefits such as dependability, environmental friendliness and significant long-term cost savings. However, a propane heating system does require occasional routine preventive maintenance to keep it operating at peak efficiency and to detect potential performance and safety issues….

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Above Ground vs. Underground Propane Tank

March 22, 2016

If you’re considering the use of propane as a heating fuel source for your home or business, you will need to install a tank to store the fuel reserves. Your choice essentially boils down to two options: an above ground or underground propane tank. By evaluating several factors, you can determine which type is best…

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What Is Propane Autogas?

March 14, 2016

In a time when there is a keen focus on protecting the environment and preserving natural resources, the use of autogas as an alternative fuel source continues to gain traction in nations throughout the world. What is autogas? Also known as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), autogas is the product of natural gas processing and petroleum…

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Foster Fuels’ Guide to Energy Efficiency Tips for Winter

December 16, 2015

As the leaves turn and we know that winter is coming, the annual battle against Jack Frost resumes in earnest. This battle is waged on two fronts: our houses and our wallets. Fortunately for us, victory on one front means victory on the other. Finding ways to make your house more energy efficient, and therefore…

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Switching to Propane? Here Is What You Need to Know

December 1, 2015

Your home’s heating and cooling is one of its most important systems. Not only does effective heating and cooling keep you comfortable, but it also keeps you safe. Extreme hot and cold temperatures can be life threatening. When it comes to heating, what’s the best way to fuel your home? Propane is a popular and…

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Foster Fuels Winter Heat Checklist

November 24, 2015

As fall fades and winter creeps in, it’s vital to make sure your heating system is fully operational. Many homes use propane for a number of purposes, including running appliances, space heaters, water heaters, backup power, fireplaces and more. As you get ready for cold weather, here’s a checklist for your propane heating system: Call…

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Grilling at the Big Game? Read These Propane Safety Tips for Tailgaters

November 14, 2015

Everyone enjoys a good tailgate before the big game. These stadium-side parties include tents, chairs, food, drink and much more. They also typically feature a propane grill for tailgating, one that helps make fantastic food. However, that propane grill can be a safety hazard if it’s not properly cared for. Have a fun, safe and…

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Pilot Light Problems? Let Us Help!

October 19, 2015

What is a pilot light? A pilot light is a small, constant burning flame within most propane appliances. The only time pilot lights aren’t included is when an appliance has an electric ignition instead. When needed, a pilot light is used to ignite the main burner in your appliance. Pilot lights are also an important…

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Emergency Response Division Ready

October 2, 2015

Even though Hurricane Joaquin is no longer expected to make landfall on the US, the East Coast is still preparing for high winds and potential flooding over the weekend and next week. Equipped and experienced to combat storms of this size and nature, Foster Fuels, Inc. has also prepared and is ready to deploy our…

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Prepare for Heavy Rain and Possible Flooding

With heavy rain expected, now is the time to prepare your home for power outages and potential flooding. Use these tips to best help prepare you and your family for potentially serious weather. Order your tank fill early During bad weather, our timeframe for delivery may be delayed – that’s why it’s important to order…

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