Ontario Propane Blog

5 Propane Safety Tips for Heating Your Home This Winter

Posted on Fri, Nov 08, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

The Muskoka region in Ontario received its first snowfall last week on November 1, and with cooler months in the forecast, it’s now that time of year in which many families across the region will be using residential propane heating systems to warm their home.

Propane-fueled heating systems provide your family home with a number of energy-efficient benefits, and can also be used to power a range of appliances from cooking, laundry, drying, space heaters, refrigerators, water heaters and much more.

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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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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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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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Keep Your Family Safe This Winter With These Heating Safety Tips

Posted on Fri, Dec 14, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

With winter and it's freezing temperatures upon us, many homes across Ontario will be heating their homes with heating equipment such as furnaces, space heaters, fireplaces and various other options.

However, did you know that heating equipment is a common household hazard and can start a fire within your home if important safety steps are not followed. 

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Topics: Propane Safety

Operating Your Propane Fireplace: 10 Tips to Keep You and Your Family Safe

Posted on Fri, Nov 23, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

It’s finally winter and the Muskoka region hit -18 last night, which means it’s time to warm up by the fire.

In a previous blog, titled “5 Benefits of Owning a Propane Fireplace This Winter”, we talked about all of the reasons that propane fireplaces are a great option for any home. From their minimal maintenance requirements and budget-friendly operation to their efficiency and environmental friendliness, propane fireplaces are great for a cozy evening and warming up your house.

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