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|

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|

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 Do Temperature Changes Affect Propane?

Propane is one of the safest and most convenient ways to heat your home. In most cases, propane systems require little more than routine maintenance and annual fill-ups to stay working their best year-round. That being said, there are some things to consider during the winter months when temperatures drop. Propane freezes at -306°F —

By |2020-10-27T18:17:20+00:00November 28th, 2018|Propane, Tank, Winter|

Can a Propane Tank Freeze?

If you rely on propane to keep your home warm and comfortable, you need to know your tank will continue to deliver the service you require of it all winter long. While most homeowners know the importance of regular preventative maintenance for a propane furnace, the tank itself is often overlooked. This can lead to

By |2021-01-18T15:06:13+00:00September 2nd, 2017|Propane, Tank, Winter|

How Long Does Propane Last?

Whether you rely on propane to heat your home or power your barbecue, having enough fuel on hand is essential to avoiding the expense and inconvenience of running out. Fortunately, the shelf life of propane gas is practically indefinite, so long as your fuel is stored properly and securely in a well-maintained tank. In this

By |2021-05-21T13:29:55+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Propane, Tank|

Should I Rent a Propane Tank or Buy One?

https://youtu.be/Xjy2TqD7wt0 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 |2021-01-18T15:20:31+00:00December 15th, 2015|Propane, Tank, Winter|