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Important Safety Tip: Prevent Your Pipes From Bursting This Winter

Posted on Fri, Dec 02, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

It’s something that slips your mind. It’s the holiday season so you’re constantly traveling, or perhaps you’re going to a warm destination for your family vacation. What is one thing that you always forget to do? For some, turning your thermostat down to cooler temperatures makes sense when you are leaving a home or cottage for a lengthy period of time. This way you are saving on your energy bills, whether it be electricity usage, oil and even propane. This is not what you should do.

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Topics: Winter Propane Tips, Home & Cottages

What Are the Benefits of Using Propane Heating Appliances?

Posted on Wed, Nov 23, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

So, we can all admit the cold has hit us and it looks like its here to stay for the next few months. Some of us love it, and some of us despise it, but we live in Ontario, so we might as well make the best of it and stay warm. For those of you who are using electricity to power your heating sources, this may be a worrisome time for you. The increase of electricity rates and change in peak times may make you feel as though you need to conserve your heating source and limit its use so your electricity bill doesn’t soar through the roof. Well, have you ever considered switching your heating appliances to propane? This way, you wont ever need to worry about peak times while heating your home.

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Topics: Budget Propane, Energy Savings, Propane Heaters

Why Installing a Propane Water Heater in Your Home is the Smart Choice?

Posted on Fri, Nov 18, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

A water heater is an appliance that is constantly running in your home, ensuring you and your family have hot water when its needed. With it accounting for about 20% of your home’s energy bill, why not choose a water heater that is energy efficient and perhaps environmentally friendly?

Did you know that a propane water heater can provide both of these benefits? Propane water heaters are currently one of the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly water heaters on the market.

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Topics: Budget Propane, Water Heaters, Propane Heaters

Control Your Budget Propane Account From Home

Posted on Tue, Nov 08, 2016 @ 02:46 PM

At Budget Propane, we are constantly trying to make things easier for our customers with our customer care program and our website. You can do just about everything by visiting our website, to scheduling a refill, to paying a bill. With all of these great features, what else is left for us to offer our customers?

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Topics: Budget Propane, Residential Propane Service, Customer Service

Ontario’s Third Annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Posted on Fri, Nov 04, 2016 @ 01:05 PM

November 2nd marks the beginning of the third annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness week. This is the time of year when all carbon monoxide detectors should be checked since furnaces will be working overtime very shortly. This is important for those who have propane and use it to power any household appliances. If the carbon monoxide alarm goes off, you are instantly informed that something could be wrong with your propane line or connection.

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Topics: Residential Propane Service, Winter Propane Tips, Home & Cottages

Why Pay Peak Electricity Rates?

Posted on Mon, Oct 31, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The first snowfall of the 2016/2017 winter season has already come and gone in central Ontario. We all know that with snow comes the colder weather. If they haven’t already, furnaces and heating sources will definitely be turned on today to relieve the chill that is in the air. With that in mind, for those of you who primarily use electricity to power your heating appliances, keep in mind that the time-of-use for winter pricing changes November 1st, only a few days away. With prices per kWh at an all time high, are you prepared for the increase in your electricity bills?

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Topics: Winter Propane Tips, Propane Benefits, Switch to Propane

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