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Propane Safety Tips for Heating Your Home This Winter Season

Posted on Fri, Nov 25, 2022 @ 02:22 PM

As we head into winter residential propane heating systems and propane fireplaces will be keeping families across Ontario warm and comfortable.

Propane heating systems provide your family home or cottage with a number of energy-saving 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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Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips You Need to Know

Posted on Fri, Nov 11, 2022 @ 08:30 AM

Home safety involves taking care of fuel burning appliances such as stoves and furnaces, and installing, and maintaining, smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. Often referred to as the silent killer, carbon monoxide has no taste, smell or colour, but can be incredibly dangerous and in some cases deadly. Carbon monoxide is created when burning fuels, such as natural gas, wood, oil, propane, and other similar substances.

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Storms & Extreme Weather - Propane Safety Tips

Posted on Wed, Nov 02, 2022 @ 12:36 PM

While we've been enjoying some warm sunny weather in central Ontario through October, as we head into November and December we can expect the first snow falls and the possibility of storms. 

Snow storms, high winds, white-outs, blizzards, ice storms - severe weather is likely at some point during the winter.

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Topics: Propane Safety

Patio Heater Safety Tips For Backyard Patios & Restaurants

Posted on Tue, Aug 30, 2022 @ 08:36 AM

As the weather starts to cool down, and more people want to extend their time outdoors before the winter sets in - patio heaters are becoming increasingly popular. Many restaurants created outdoor dining spaces during the pandemic, and these patios continue to welcome people who may not want to eat indoors yet. Portable propane patio heaters are a great way to keep family, friends or guests comfortable and warm.

The Propane Education & Research Council has put together propane safety information for the safe operation of portable propane heaters. Here are 5 important safety tips to follow, and remember to also consult the manufacturer's guidance for your type of propane heater and model as well.

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BBQ Safety Tips from the Canadian Propane Association

Posted on Thu, May 05, 2022 @ 09:58 AM

It's barbecue season at last and we'd like to share some safety tips from The Canadian Propane Association.

While propane barbecues are fast, clean and convenient, they do require some maintenance and a few basic precautions. A little extra care and these few simple precautions should ensure the safe and enjoyable operation of your barbecue.

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Flood Season Safety Tips from the Canadian Propane Association

Posted on Thu, Apr 21, 2022 @ 11:02 AM

We've all been anticipating the changing weather of spring, but as snow finally disappears, and the ice on lakes and rivers recedes, we need to be aware of the dangers of flooding.

The Canadian Propane Association recently released some important information about flood season and propane safety tips. We'd like to share that with you, as well as a link to download the CPA's Flood Safety Fact Sheet.

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Topics: Propane Safety

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