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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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Looking to Buy a Generator For Your Home? Here’s 4 Questions You Should Ask

Posted on Fri, Aug 09, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

A recent study from Climate Central, titled Blackout: Extreme Weather, Climate Change and Power Outages, has claimed that climate change is causing an increase in extreme weather and is the leading cause of large-scale power outages across North America.

The research found a tenfold increase in major power outages (those affecting more than 50,000 customers), between the mid-1980s and 2012.

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4 Tips That Will Help You Maintain Your Propane Tank and Propane Appliances

Posted on Wed, Jul 17, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Propane is a cost-effective, safe and efficient way to keep your home warm and power your appliances. It will reduce your carbon footprint, help you to save money on your monthly energy bills and offer you a wide range of other benefits.

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Propane Applications: What Can Propane be Used For?

Posted on Tue, Apr 30, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

If you have read anything online about propane, such as our blog titled ‘15 Reasons Why Propane is the Best Choice for You’, you’ll already know the vast number of benefits that the use of propane can have for your residential property or commercial business. 

Even if you haven’t read about the subject of propane, you’ll probably have heard somewhere about how propane is a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly source of fuel that produces fewer greenhouse gases than other carbon-based energy alternatives, including coal, gasoline, diesel and oil. 

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How is Propane Made and Why Does it Matter?

Posted on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Many people in Ontario, Canada, know how to use propane in their daily lives to heat their water, warm their houses, power their appliances, cook their food and much more - but do you know how propane is made?

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LPG Gas: What is the Difference Between Propane and Butane?

Posted on Thu, Feb 07, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

So you have probably read somewhere, or have perhaps been told, that propane and butane are both forms of LPG gas - but what exactly does that mean and what are the similarities and differences between the two? 

Before we get into that, let’s first take a look at LPG and what it is. Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is a term widely used to describe a family of light hydrocarbon gases. The two most well known gases in this family are propane and butane. 

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