Stay Warm with Propane This Winter

Stay Warm With Propane This Winter

October 19, 2020
The Farmers’ Almanac, which has been making weather projections since 1818, predicts that the winter of 2020-2021 in North Carolina will be filled with chilly, showery weather. Meanwhile, the Old Farmer’s Almanac, founded in 1792, has better news. It forecasts a not too wet, not too cold winter in North Carolina. Whatever prediction turns out […]
Farming, North Carolina and Propane

Propane Powered Farming

September 25, 2020
North Carolina is one of the most diversified agricultural states in the country, with more than 80 different crops and commodities grown here. North Carolina leads the country in sweet potato, egg and poultry production, and ranks in the top three for Christmas trees, pork, trout and turkeys. Other key crops include blueberries, peanuts, and […]
Why Propane Overpowers Electricity

Why Propane Overpowers Electricity

August 28, 2020
In early August, Hurricane Isaias made landfall in North Carolina, with sustained winds of about 85 miles per hour. The Category 1 storm damaged homes and created storm surges of up to five feet. By the next morning, it had continued to travel up the East Coast. In its aftermath, almost three million customers were […]
Turn Your Backyard into a Summer Vacation with Propane

How Propane Can Turn Your Backyard Into A Summer Vacation

July 27, 2020
Whether the kids’ camp is closed or your vacation plans have been canceled, many of us are trying to figure out how to make the best out of a bad situation. One way has been to focus on home improvement projects that you may have been putting off for years. With the warm weather here, […]
Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins this Month

Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins This Month

June 18, 2020
June 1 marks the official beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts a 60% chance of a worse than normal hurricane season, including up to six major hurricanes possibly in the mix. (An average season brings us three major hurricanes). With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing havoc, officials […]
Should I Convert My Electric Water Heater to Propane Gas?

Should I Convert My Electric Water Heater To Propane Gas?

May 19, 2020
Beyond your furnace heating your home and your air conditioning keeping everyone cool, the most indispensable appliance in your North Carolina home is your water heater. With everybody staying home more than ever before, it’s only natural for people to ponder such questions as: should I convert my electric water heater to gas? Or conversely, […]
Propane-powered school bus fleets lead us into the future

Propane-Powered School Bus Fleets Lead Us Into The Future

April 27, 2020
Many states, including North Carolina, have been adopting alternative-energy incentive programs, resulting in more school districts purchasing propane autogas buses. To help this movement further, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has allotted millions of dollars for school districts that wanted to replace old, air-polluting diesel buses with clean-burning propane-powered vehicles to transport children […]
Can I install or repair any propane appliances on my own?

Propane Appliances: Can I Install Or Fix Them?

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

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 […]