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Can I install or repair any propane appliances on my own?

Can I Install or Repair Any Propane Appliances on My Own?

March 30, 2020
If you’ve been using propane in your home for a while, you probably know this is one of the safest fuels around. But despite propane’s impeccable safety record, if you ever need a propane equipment repair or want to install a gas appliance, always call in a professional. Watching “how-to” videos online or reading some […]
How does a propane gas fireplace work?

How Does A Propane Gas Fireplace Work?

February 21, 2020
There’s something special about the warmth and ambiance that a fireplace brings to a home. A propane gas fireplace will give you that real flame experience—and so much more. Propane Fireplace Basics Propane gas fireplaces can be installed indoors or out and they are more efficient and better for the environment than wood-burning models. They also deliver […]
Reasons you can't always smell a propane gas leak

Reasons You Can’t Always Smell a Propane Gas Leak

January 20, 2020
Your propane company mails you information from time to time to keep you informed about propane safety. You may recall finding in these safety materials a “Scratch and Sniff” test—allowing you to easily recognize the distinct smell of propane. In its natural form, propane is odorless, but manufacturers deliberately add a chemical compound to give […]
Large propane tank

Your North Carolina Propane Dealer Works Hard to Ensure a Reliable Supply

December 23, 2019
If you take advantage of programs such as early fill-ups, automatic deliveries and prebuy, obtaining propane whenever you need it is easy. But for propane suppliers, planning can be more complex and that process often begins twelve months before deliveries even reach customers. Predicting the volume of fuel that each customer needs represents a key […]
Water heater

When Should I Replace My Propane Water Heater?

November 25, 2019
One of the best ways to ensure you’ll always have a plentiful supply of hot water at the ready is by using a propane water heater. But a propane hot water heater won’t last forever, unfortunately. It is bound to eventually wear out, unfortunately, like any type of mechanical equipment that is likely in constant […]
Checking BBQ propane

How to Know How Much Gas is Left in Your Propane BBQ Cylinder

September 30, 2019
Everyone knows that the grilling season in North Carolina doesn’t end with summer. So of course, you always want to make sure you have enough propane left in your grill’s tank for your next fall cookout. Since most propane barbecue cylinders don’t come with a built-in gauge, you may need another way to figure out […]

Propane Safety and Hurricanes

September 4, 2019
Posted: September 4, 2019 Long-time North Carolina residents have a lot of experience getting ready for damaging storms, but it never hurts to do a quick safety review. Here are some reminders. Create an emergency preparedness plan and review it with your family. Your list should include instructions on how to turn off your propane […]
Propane Tankless Water Heaters

Propane Tankless Water Heaters Explained

August 15, 2019
Posted: November 30, 2018 If we asked you to describe a water heater, you might say it looks a lot like a giant tin can. Of course, what you would be describing is the storage tank for the water heater. The unit that heats the water is just a small burner, located at the bottom […]
Cost comparison

Propane vs. Natural Gas: A Comparison of Costs, Efficiency and Safety

July 22, 2019
While natural gas is the leading home heating source in many parts of the country, most people don’t realize that many of the benefits of natural gas translate to propane as well. Whether it’s a super-efficient furnace, unlimited hot water, temperature-precise cooking stoves or reliable backup home generators to enhance convenience and safety, you can […]
Propane cylinders

Comparing Heating Oil vs. Propane for Home Heating in North Carolina

July 8, 2019
What’s a better choice for heating your home—oil or propane? North Carolinians who have already converted their old oil heating furnaces to a propane gas furnace know the answer already. It’s propane! Once they convert, their price per gallon for their furnace usually drops substantially and their new propane equipment is often 20-30% more efficient […]
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Comparing Heating Oil vs. Propane for Home Heating in North Carolina

Can I install or repair any propane appliances on my own?

Can I Install or Repair Any Propane Appliances on My Own?

March 30, 2020

If you’ve been using propane in your home for a while, you probably know this is one of the safest fuels around. But despite propane’s impeccable safety record, if you ever need a propane equipment repair or want to install a gas appliance, always call in a professional. Watching “how-to” videos online or reading some […]

How does a propane gas fireplace work?

How Does A Propane Gas Fireplace Work?

February 21, 2020

There’s something special about the warmth and ambiance that a fireplace brings to a home. A propane gas fireplace will give you that real flame experience—and so much more. Propane Fireplace Basics Propane gas fireplaces can be installed indoors or out and they are more efficient and better for the environment than wood-burning models. They also deliver […]

Reasons you can't always smell a propane gas leak

Reasons You Can’t Always Smell a Propane Gas Leak

January 20, 2020

Your propane company mails you information from time to time to keep you informed about propane safety. You may recall finding in these safety materials a “Scratch and Sniff” test—allowing you to easily recognize the distinct smell of propane. In its natural form, propane is odorless, but manufacturers deliberately add a chemical compound to give […]

Read More
Large propane tank

Your North Carolina Propane Dealer Works Hard to Ensure a Reliable Supply

December 23, 2019

If you take advantage of programs such as early fill-ups, automatic deliveries and prebuy, obtaining propane whenever you need it is easy. But for propane suppliers, planning can be more complex and that process often begins twelve months before deliveries even reach customers. Predicting the volume of fuel that each customer needs represents a key […]

Read More
Water heater

When Should I Replace My Propane Water Heater?

November 25, 2019

One of the best ways to ensure you’ll always have a plentiful supply of hot water at the ready is by using a propane water heater. But a propane hot water heater won’t last forever, unfortunately. It is bound to eventually wear out, unfortunately, like any type of mechanical equipment that is likely in constant […]

Read More
Checking BBQ propane

How to Know How Much Gas is Left in Your Propane BBQ Cylinder

September 30, 2019

Everyone knows that the grilling season in North Carolina doesn’t end with summer. So of course, you always want to make sure you have enough propane left in your grill’s tank for your next fall cookout. Since most propane barbecue cylinders don’t come with a built-in gauge, you may need another way to figure out […]

Read More

Propane Safety and Hurricanes

September 4, 2019

Long-time North Carolina residents have a lot of experience getting ready for damaging storms, but it never hurts to do a quick safety review. Here are some reminders.

Read More
Propane Tankless Water Heaters

Propane Tankless Water Heaters Explained

August 15, 2019

If we asked you to describe a water heater, you might say it looks a lot like a giant tin can. Of course, what you would be describing is the storage tank for the water heater.

Read More
Cost comparison

Propane vs. Natural Gas: A Comparison of Costs, Efficiency and Safety

July 22, 2019

While natural gas is the leading home heating source in many parts of the country, most people don’t realize that many of the benefits of natural gas translate to propane as well. Whether it’s a super-efficient furnace, unlimited hot water, temperature-precise cooking stoves or reliable backup home generators to enhance convenience and safety, you can […]

Read More
Propane cylinders

Comparing Heating Oil vs. Propane for Home Heating in North Carolina

July 8, 2019

What’s a better choice for heating your home—oil or propane? North Carolinians who have already converted their old oil heating furnaces to a propane gas furnace know the answer already. It’s propane! Once they convert, their price per gallon for their furnace usually drops substantially and their new propane equipment is often 20-30% more efficient […]

Read More