Ontario Propane Blog

New to Propane Energy? Tips for Both Renters and Homeowners

Posted on Tue, Sep 01, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

With the average price of hydro significantly increasing over the past decade, it comes as no surprise that more and more people a making the switch to propane gas. However, there are many people who are still unsure what propane actually is and how it works.

In this blog, Budget Propane Ontario will take a look at what propane is and will explain some tips for first-time users, whether they are homeowners or renters of a property.

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Topics: About Propane

5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Propane-Powered Home in Ontario

Posted on Thu, Jul 09, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

When you're looking to buy a new home, asking the right questions is a huge part of making the right decision. So, what questions do you ask when looking at a home that is powered by residential propane

If you’re looking for a new home here in Central Ontario, you may have noticed that a lot of houses are located off the energy and water grid. This is true for many of the smaller municipalities that are located away from larger towns. 

As with most Canadians, you have probably used propane for firing up your barbecue or taking small canisters away with you on your camping trips. You probably haven’t, however, ever used propane to power your home. 

At first the idea of using propane to power your house can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, once you understand the benefits of using residential propane, it can soon become a major selling point.

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Topics: Benefits of Using Propane, About Propane

We’re Celebrating Propane Day - It’s a Worldwide Event!

Posted on Sun, Jun 07, 2020 @ 06:40 PM

Propane Day is being celebrated by our colleagues around the world who work in the propane industry including, The Canadian Propane Association and the World LPG Association.

We’d like to share some information from The Canadian Propane Association, about the difference that the propane industry makes in supplying an essential product and service in our communities.

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Topics: Community Events, About Propane

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

Posted on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 @ 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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Topics: About Propane

Our Top 5 Propane Blogs From 2019

Posted on Thu, Jan 02, 2020 @ 12:17 PM

The use of propane will bring your household or business a wide range of benefits, from saving you money on your monthly utility bills, helping you to cut down your carbon footprint and powering your appliances in a significantly more efficient manner.

Despite the benefits, many homeowners and business owners across Ontario are still reluctant to invest in propane. That’s because many don’t understand how propane can be used.

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Topics: About Propane

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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Topics: About Propane

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