Propane Tax Credit in Virginia

Propane is a versatile, energy-rich gas that offers numerous benefits such as flexible installation, dependability, cost savings and environmental friendliness. No wonder so many home and business owners throughout the United States are making the transition to clean-burning propane as their primary fuel source! In addition to helping reduce your energy bills, there are other

By |2020-05-14T18:06:31+00:00March 10th, 2016|Benefits, News and Events, Propane|

Foster Fuels’ Guide to Energy Efficiency Tips for Winter

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

By |2015-12-16T21:53:45+00:00December 16th, 2015|Benefits, Gas Logs, Heating System, Propane, Safety, Winter|

Should I Rent a Propane Tank or Buy One? More and more homeowners are discovering the benefits of using propane for heating. These benefits include reliability, safety, efficiency, performance and environmental friendliness. But, once you decide to switch to propane, you must decide whether to rent or buy a propane tank. Like most decisions, there are pros and cons to each. Here’s

By |2015-12-15T11:03:17+00:00December 15th, 2015|Propane, Tank, Winter|

Foster Fuels Winter Heat Checklist

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: Propane

By |2015-11-24T20:20:42+00:00November 24th, 2015|Benefits, Propane, Safety, Winter|

Foster Fuels Hearth and Home History

Since 1921, Foster Fuels has grown from an ox-drawn cart delivery service to a national propane distributor, serving companies and residents during emergency situations and meeting their everyday needs. Foster Fuels first developed the Hearth and Home division of the company in 1995. Designed to hold propane inventory in a separate area other than at

By |2020-05-26T19:51:18+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Foster Fuels, News, News and Events, Propane|

Pilot Light Problems? Let Us Help!

What is a pilot light? A pilot light is a small, constantly 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. Without this, your heater system, dryer,

By |2015-10-19T20:31:10+00:00October 19th, 2015|Gas Logs, Heating System, Propane, Safety|

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|

How to Prepare Your Propane Grill for Winter Hibernation

Some of you all-season grill masters are probably thinking “What hibernation? I grill all year round!” While there are a number of barbecue enthusiasts that never put their grill away, our list of grill winterizing tips is geared towards individuals who are looking for grill storage tips for winter. And if your grill isn’t going

By |2020-05-14T18:06:34+00:00August 27th, 2015|Home, News and Events, Propane, Tank, Winter|

Tankless Propane vs. Heat Pump Water Heaters: Which Should You Choose?

When you’re renovating an old home or building a new one, you’ll need to choose what type of water heater you will use. A water heater typically represents almost one-quarter of a home’s energy consumption. Two technology options are propane water heaters and heat pump water heaters (HPWH). Both are generally classified as ‘green’ options

By |2020-05-14T18:06:34+00:00August 11th, 2015|Home, News and Events, Propane, Water|
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