Ontario Propane Blog

How to Prepare Your Home’s Propane Appliances for Winter

Posted on Mon, Sep 23, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Summer officially ends after the weekend, on Monday, September 23. While we know it’s still a while until the snow starts coming down here in Ontario, now is the time to start preparing your propane appliances for winter.

It’s likely we have at least 4-6 weeks before the snow begins to arrive, but the colder temperatures and higher demand for energy in the fall are a good reminder that we should now start preparing our propane appliances for the season ahead.

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How to Safely Use Propane in Your RV or Motorhome

Posted on Fri, Sep 13, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

The majority of motorhome and RV owners use propane to cook their food, power their refrigerators and supply them with hot water. Experienced motorhome owners generally develop a routine where they check the safety of their propane appliances regularly.

If you’re a new motorhome owner however, you may not quite have nailed down those routine checks just yet. That’s OK, propane is actually one of the safest alternative energy sources you can use.

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Topics: Propane Safety

Propane Safety: What Does Propane Smell Like?

Posted on Fri, Sep 06, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Propane can greatly enhance your life in Ontario, Canada, whether you are a residential property owner or the CEO of a business. It will save you a significant amount on those expensive monthly energy bills, as well as help you to reduce your carbon footprint.

While propane is one of the safest alternative energy sources you can use, there are still a few steps you can take to ensure your home or business stays completely safe while using propane.

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Topics: Propane Safety

Extend Summer With These Outdoor Patio Propane Appliances for Your Home or Cottage

Posted on Fri, Aug 30, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

With Labour Day just around the corner, summer is unfortunately coming to an end. With the installation of a few propane appliances on your backyard’s patio, however, you can keep enjoying your outdoor space until the snow arrives.

In this blog, Budget Propane Ontario will take a look at some of the propane appliances that will extend summer season at your Muskoka home or cottage and keep you outside even when the evenings get colder.

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Topics: Propane Appliances

How to Properly Dispose of an Expired or Damaged Propane Cylinder

Posted on Fri, Aug 23, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

In Canada, it is regulated by law that refillable propane cylinders must be replaced or inspected and requalified by a Transport Canada registered requalifer every 10 years. In fact, it’s against the law to fill an expired or damaged cylinder.

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Topics: Propane Tanks & Cylinders

How to Keep the Propane in Your Muskoka Home Safe From Flooding

Posted on Fri, Aug 16, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Homes and cottages in Muskoka, Ontario, experienced severe record-breaking flooding throughout the beginning of 2019. Towns such as Bracebridge, Muskoka Lakes, Minden Hills and Huntsville were hit by severe and historical flooding - causing significant damage to houses, cottages and businesses alike.

While this particular case of flooding was way too severe to prevent, there are many steps that homeowners in Muskoka should take to limit the impact that flooding can have on their home.

These simple measures should also include ensuring that your propane tank is secure.

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Topics: Propane Safety

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