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Top Propane Appliances You Need This Summer

July 18, 2019

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…

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How to Lower Your Summer Energy Bill

July 1, 2019

Summer means going on family vacations, having barbecues with friends and family and spending as much time out in the sun as you can. However, the weather also brings higher temperatures — and for many, higher energy bills. It’s hard to keep your energy bill down all summer, but there are many ways to lower…

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Why Does Propane Cost Less in the Summer?

June 26, 2019

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…

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The Best Summer Grilling Tips for Your Family

When the nice weather hits, your first reaction is to get the grill out from the garage and fire it up for the first grilling of the season. While it’s tempting, taking some time to ensure your grill is safe — especially the first time you use it each season — is worth the effort….

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Unbeatable BBQ Recipes From a Gas Grill

June 14, 2019

One of the best parts of summer is cooking outside on the grill. You just can’t copy the flavor that comes from food made on the grill. Whether you’re cooking for your family on a weeknight or cooking for a crowd at a party, there are so many recipes you can make on your grill….

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Get Your Job Done Better: The Benefits of Propane Mowers

November 7, 2018

If you haven’t heard of propane lawn mowers, these robust and economical mowers are gaining in popularity. Thanks to the portability, ease-of-use and clean-burning nature of propane, these modern lawn mowers are a smart choice for personal and professional buyers alike. Let’s walk through the many benefits of propane lawn mowers vs. gas lawn mowers,…

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Foster Fuels’ Guide to Outdoor Propane Heaters

June 4, 2018

Whether it’s at home or your place of business, enjoying the outdoors with friends on your patio or serving customers on your terrace is an enjoyable activity — even when the long, hot days of summer are a long way off. Of course, to make everyone comfortable when it’s cool out, the key is to…

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Foster Fuels’ Guide to Propane Fire Pits

May 28, 2018

Are you looking to add the perfect accent to your family’s favorite outdoor gathering area? Why not consider a propane fire pit? With all the beauty of other types of fire pits but without any smoke or cleanup requirements afterward, propane fire pits are an ideal addition to any backyard. Types of Propane Fire Pits When…

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Where Should I Store My Propane Tank?

July 25, 2017

Propane fuel plays a number of important roles in the home. It is used to power barbeques and other gas grills, and for general heat and hot water. If you rely on propane only for seasonal use, there are a number of things to consider when it comes to storage. Here’s what you need to…

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Events for June 2016

June 2, 2016

Get ready for a jam packed month full of festivals and events: Uncle Billy’s Day Festival When:  June 3- 4 Time: June 3: 4-11 pm June 4: 9am-11pm Where:  English Park, Altavista, VA For more information Click Here. Salvation Army Car, Truck, and Bike Show When: June 11 Time:  9am-2:30pm Where:  2812 Greenview Dr. Lynchburg, VA For more…

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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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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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