Tag Archives: propane

Should You Buy or Lease Your Propane Tank?

When it comes to using propane in your home, you have the option to either buy or lease your propane tank. Like most choices, there are pros and cons that should be taken into consideration before you make your decision. The most common questions customers have are: What is the cost to buy the tank […]

How to tell how much propane is left in your BBQ tank

May and Memorial Day especially are the unofficial start of the BBQ season. That means it’s time to break out the grill, give it a thorough cleaning, throw some steaks on it, and have your first backyard cookout of the year. What’s worse than overcooked meat during BBQ season – running out of propane in the […]

Propane or electric – which is better for home appliances?

Whether you are picking out appliances for a brand new home or replacing existing appliances, cost aside, it can be a lot of fun to pick out new appliances from colors to new features – but before you choose your options, you need to decide if you want gas or electric. Just about all major […]

Can a Gas Heater Work During a Power Outage?

What’s worse than having to shovel several feet of snow in the dead of a Connecticut winter? Having to do it during a power outage!  If you are lucky enough to have an on-demand generator or even one you need to manually turn on, you can still run some lights, appliances, and most importantly your […]

Can the Propane in my Tank Freeze?

Have you ever heard the old saying “Don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes”? This quote is perfect when dealing with weather in New England, especially during the Winter. We go from sunny and in the 50’s to an Arctic Cold Blast within days, sometimes even hours. If you have oil heating fuel, you’ve probably […]

How to Avoid Extra Heating Fuel Charges this Winter

As that temperatures drop, your indoor heating costs start going up. Even the most energy efficient home will find that they spend more money on fuel during the winter season, and while you can’t avoid the uptick in cost, there are some  charges that you can avoid if you are prepared. Here’s the top savers: […]

Warning signs it’s time to replace that propane or natural gas furnace

The trees have shed their leaves, the days are getting shorter, and cold weather is going to be here to stay – with predictions of a very cold winter too. Is your furnace prepared to get you through the winter and keep you and your family warm? Your gas or propane furnace is one of […]

Now is the best time to fill your heating fuel tanks – here’s why!

It’s officially Fall here in Connecticut. After a HOT Summer, I’m sure many of us are looking forward to turning off the AC and smelling that crisp, cool Fall air, enjoying some football, and spending some quality time outside enjoying the more moderate temperatures. There’s nothing quite like Fall in New England. Before you head […]

Carbon Monoxide – What You Need to Know

Carbon Monoxide (CO) can be a pretty scary term considering over 50,000 people per year visit the hospital for accidental CO poisoning each year and more than 400 people in the U.S. die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you are operating any fuel-burning equipment in home, […]

Summer Propane Safety: From Grilling to Heating Your Pool

For many people, Summer means an increased use in propane usage. This can be from using your grill to barbecue, heating up that pool water with a propane pool heater, or using a propane fireplace pit. No matter what your use, it’s important to make sure you’re following proper propane safety rules. Grill Safety Grilling […]

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