Company Awards Local Students Scholarships in Celebration of a Century in Business

Brookneal, VA – Foster Fuels awards local students scholarships for higher education as part of their celebration of a century in business and FosterGives campaign. To say thanks to their loyal customers, Foster Fuels partnered with the Watt Foster Family Foundation to offer 100 scholarships to customers and their dependents seeking to attend a two-year school, four-year school, or trade

By |2021-06-24T13:16:14+00:00June 24th, 2021|Charitable Awards, Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Summer Propane Checklist

Propane is an affordable, convenient source of energy for your whole home. Summer residential propane tank and propane grill cylinder maintenance can protect your energy source from the heat in Central Virginia. Before the temperature rises, you can follow these tips to keep your propane tanks and cylinders in excellent condition. Residential Propane Tank Inspection Checklist If you own your propane tank, as you prepare

By |2021-06-15T15:37:21+00:00June 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Five Benefits of Standby Propane-Powered Generators

When the power goes out, you want to be ready to keep yourself and your loved ones safe and comfortable. Installing a backup generator provides electricity to your home when the main source of energy becomes unavailable. Inclement weather, natural disasters and other emergencies can all result in power outages, but a backup generator gives

By |2021-05-24T17:27:48+00:00May 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Watch Foster Fuels President on FOX Business to Discuss the Pipeline Shutdown. Watt Foster explains how Americans should work around the current fuel shortage in the southeast FOX Business interviewed Foster Fuels President and CEO, Watt R. Foster Jr., for an update on what fuel providers are doing to ensure communities are fueled following the Colonial Pipeline shutdown. Watt weighs in on how the shutdown compares

By |2021-06-08T19:20:46+00:00May 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Commercial Outdoor Patio Heaters

Commercial outdoor heaters are a great fit for restaurants with al fresco dining, outdoor cafes, hotels, lounges, bars and other common gathering spaces. They enhance an establishment's atmosphere, creating a more comfortable — and, ultimately, a more profitable — environment for you and the customer. Read on to see what an outdoor patio heater can

By |2021-04-20T12:37:38+00:00April 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|

How to Switch Propane Companies

As a propane user, you know how necessary this fuel is for your daily comfort. You rely on propane to heat your home during the colder months, and it may be the fuel for some of your kitchen appliances, including your range and tankless water heater. Propane delivery companies supply this crucial resource that fuels your

By |2021-03-29T18:44:25+00:00March 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|

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|

History of Propane

Propane is much newer than other popular fuels in existence. Gasoline was first harnessed as a fuel source with the invention of the automobile in 1892. Natural gas was first used to light houses and streets as early as 1785. Homeowners didn't start using propane, or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) until the 1910s. Even as a new energy source,

By |2021-01-18T15:44:07+00:00January 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

How to Prepare Your Propane Tank for Winter

Propane is a type of gas that can fuel your entire home throughout the year. If your house runs on propane, you might be concerned with how well it performs when it's cold outside. Even though propane gas doesn't freeze on an average Virginia winter day, the tank can lose pressure and have trouble powering your house.

By |2021-03-04T21:35:29+00:00November 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|