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Benefits of Propane

Benefits of propane

• U.S. Propane is refined from crude oil or raw natural gas and not imported.

• Propane is a clean burning fuel which is non-toxic and friendly to the environment compared to other fuel sources.

• Propane is more efficient than electricity. One gallon of propane is equal to 27 kWh of electricity. In the […]

By |April 16th, 2016|Propane|Comments Off on Benefits of Propane

Texas Builders Can Get Up To $1500 in Incentives for 2016

Texas Builders Can Get Up To $1500 in Incentives for 2016 just for building with propane. There are also tax credits available from the IRS for installation of propane appliances for 2015 and 2016 tax years. Want the whole scope? The buildwithpropane.com website has detailed information. Click Here: http://www.buildwithpropane.com/News-and-Incentives/Incentives-and-Tax-Credits/.

We also have a “Builders Packet” with […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Texas Builders Can Get Up To $1500 in Incentives for 2016

Your Vehicle: Transporting Cylinders Legally

Did you know there is a proper and legal way to transport your portable propane cylinders in your vehicle? Depending on the weight and size, you will want to follow the regulations for your safety and those around you.

Propane is a flammable gas under pressure and so it is regulated for transport under the Transportation […]

By |March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Vehicle: Transporting Cylinders Legally

Why Do I Need A Leak Test?

Leak test are required by law whenever there is an interruption of your propane service. An interruption is any time the flow of gas has stopped. An out of gas tank is considered an interruption of service.

Propane pipes and fittings are threaded and are coated with a pipe joint compound which dries within a short […]

By |December 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Do I Need A Leak Test?

What Is A “Dead” Tank?

 “Dead” tanks are tanks that can no longer be used safely.  The term applies to stationary ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) propane tanks filled on site (at your home or business).  These tanks are designed for safety as well as consumer protection. Each of these tanks must meet the ASME rules for construction. This […]

By |December 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Is A “Dead” Tank?

What To Do If Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Goes Off

 What to do and who to call when your carbon monoxide detector goes into alarm:

Turn off all appliances, or other sources of combustion at once.

Immediately get fresh air into the premises by opening doors and windows.
Call a qualified technician and have the problem fixed before restarting appliances.
If anyone is experiencing symptoms of […]

By |November 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What To Do If Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Goes Off

How do you Fill My 100gl Tank?

Unless your tank is completely empty, it won’t hold 100 gl because propane tanks cannot be filled past 80% of their water capacity.  100gl tanks have a water capacity of around 120 gallons.  No one wants to run out before they order gas.  The biggest problem with allowing this to happen is that a leak […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How do you Fill My 100gl Tank?

Exchanging Cylinders Rip-Off

Exchanging Cylinders is a Rip-off and here’s why:

You’re passing the grocery store and see the propane exchange cage. How convenient to grab one of theirs in exchange for yours.  But are you really getting a good value?

The true answer is NO, because the tanks are not full. In fact, they are only about 60% full.  […]

By |November 10th, 2015|Portable Tanks|Comments Off on Exchanging Cylinders Rip-Off

What Should I Do If My Pilot Light Goes Out?

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT A QUALIFIED SERVICE TECHNICIAN LIGHT ANY PILOT LIGHT THAT HAS GONE OUT.

WHAT IS A PILOT LIGHT? A pilot light is a small constantly burning flame inside the appliance. Some appliances without a pilot light often have electronic ignition instead. If your appliance has a pilot light, it is a very […]

By |November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Should I Do If My Pilot Light Goes Out?

How To Read Your Gauge

The propane level gauge is located underneath the hood of the propane tank. It is very simple to read. The gauge will have numbers starting with the number five, then ten and will increase in increments of ten. Each number indicates the percentage of propane in your tank. The picture below indicates the tank is […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How To Read Your Gauge