Should I Invest in a Backup Generator for My Home?

In February of 2016, a tornado touched down in Appomattox, Virginia, destroying homes and businesses. Two years later, another tornado caused serious damage in tiny Elon, west of Brookneal. And who can forget the devastating effects of “Snowmageddon” or the mighty summer derecho that knocked out power for two to three weeks in many areas

By |2019-09-13T14:00:36+00:00September 13th, 2019|Emergency, Generator|

I Smell Propane. What Should I Do?

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

By |2017-06-08T09:13:05+00:00June 8th, 2017|Emergency, Propane, Safety|

The Importance of Emergency Fuel for Business

If your company is like most, you use electricity a great deal in your business day. Electricity powers your lights, your computer and your machines. So what happens if the power goes out? Certain industries may be able to work around such an issue, but for others, it can be disastrous. Assembly lines can grind

By |2016-12-15T15:01:37+00:00December 15th, 2016|Emergency, Foster Fuels|

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 your

By |2020-05-14T18:06:33+00:00October 2nd, 2015|Agriculture, Emergency, Home, News and Events, Propane, Safety|

The Top Benefits of Propane Generators

Your trusty old gasoline generator is popular for a reason. Affordable, easy to find, compact and running on regular gasoline, there’s a lot to be said for this old workhorse. But for many users, a propane generator might actually make more sense. When you consider fuel and maintenance costs, environmental impact and the possibility to

Preparing Your Propane System for The Season’s Weather

Winter Weather Propane System Preparation Let it Snow! At Foster Fuels, we absolutely love the winter season – everything around our offices is colorful, festive, and most of all, warm. With winter right around the corner, however, some of the most common questions we hear from our customers are regarding preparation for snow and ice

By |2020-05-14T18:06:36+00:00December 30th, 2014|Benefits, Emergency, Home, News and Events, Propane, Safety, Winter|