What Does My Propane Tank’s Expiration Date Really Mean?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYbZEpCk4_I Propane is unique among fuels in that it must be transported and stored in a special pressurized tank. This is because it will revert to its gaseous form in normal atmospheric conditions. To prevent improper storage, propane tanks are heavily regulated. Different laws exist for small propane tanks — such as those used for

By |2021-06-29T15:07:59+00:00June 23rd, 2021|Featured, Propane, Safety, Tank|

What To Do If You Think You Smell Gas In Your House

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AMcNPu_pP0 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. Do you know what propane smells like? If think you smell gas, do

By |2021-06-23T14:53:42+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Propane, Safety|

5 Things to Ask When Buying a House with Propane Heat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqZ9VbyIAWM Propane heat is a major selling point when buying a home. As an affordable, cleaner alternative to oil, it’s the fuel of choice among a growing number of homeowners. Cheaper than electricity and more efficient than natural gas, propane heat is something you should look for when house hunting. That being said, buying a

By |2021-06-25T15:10:28+00:00March 17th, 2021|Featured, Heating System, Propane, Tank|

Why Do Propane Prices Rise?

Have you recently heard speculation that propane prices are on the rise? Due to unprecedented volatility, propane prices are undergoing increases expected to continue over at least the next several days. The fluctuating price may seem unpredictable and erratic. However, there are many circumstances and variables that are not in control of a propane supplier

By |2021-03-04T21:32:16+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Propane, Uncategorized, Winter|

How Much Propane Do You Need to Fuel Your Home?

Thousands of homes in Virginia and beyond run on propane heat — if yours is one of them, knowing how much fuel you need to keep on hand is essential. Running out suddenly, particularly in the middle of a long winter, is inconvenient, expensive and can potentially cause damage to your heating system. To help

By |2019-08-30T16:00:38+00:00August 30th, 2019|Propane|

Can I Paint My Propane Tank?

If you're like many southern Virginia homeowners, you take pride in the appearance of your property and work hard to maintain its curb appeal. While your propane tank provides essential fuel for your home, it can also be an eyesore — especially if the paint is fading or it's covered with rust spots. The good

By |2019-08-15T12:00:55+00:00August 15th, 2019|Propane, Tank|

How to Properly Dispose of Old Propane Tanks

Propane tanks don't last forever. When they finally reach the end of their useful life, you'll need to dispose of them properly. Can you throw away propane tanks? Unfortunately, you can't just take your old tanks to the curb with the rest of your trash — they often contain residual amounts of propane that can

By |2019-07-31T12:00:10+00:00July 31st, 2019|Propane, Safety|

Top Propane Appliances You Need This Summer

Summertime means warm weather and spending lots of time outside. Whether you like to lounge by the pool, sit on your deck with a great book or host barbecues for friends and family, there's always something fun or relaxing to do during those hot months. There are several propane appliances you can install in your

By |2019-07-18T08:00:56+00:00July 18th, 2019|Home, Propane, Summer|

Why Does Propane Cost Less in the Summer?

If you pay close attention to your propane energy bill, you've probably noticed that your bill is actually lower in the summer. You may take it as a pleasant surprise and then put it out of your mind, but have you ever wondered why that is? You're not the only one with a lower propane

By |2019-06-26T08:00:20+00:00June 26th, 2019|Propane, Summer|

Protect Your Investment with Propane Grill Maintenance Tips

Proper barbecue grill maintenance seems obvious to many of us. There’s nothing less appetizing than seeing dried, burnt food on a grill when you’re about to cook a juicy steak, fresh fish or tasty vegetables. But there’s a lot more to proper propane grill maintenance than keeping the cooking surface clean. The quality of your

By |2019-06-23T08:00:55+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Propane|