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How to Tell If Your Propane Grill Tank Is Empty

July 15, 2024

Don’t Get Caught Short When You’re Grilling Have you ever run out of gas right in the middle of cooking on your propane outdoor grill? It would be easy if all portable propane cylinders had a built-in gauge so you could do an easy check, but most of them don’t. Luckily, there are other ways […]

Propane Safety During Tornadoes

June 17, 2024

Seek Shelter in Basements or Storm Cellars In the aftermath of the recent tornadoes that have ripped through Iowa and other states in the Midwest, we wanted to share safety reminders. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an underground area, such as a basement or storm cellar, provides the best protection from a […]

Tips for Propane BBQ Grilling

May 6, 2024

Always Keep Safety on the Menu May is National Barbecue Month! All in all, it’s a fun way to encourage us to explore all the wonderful opportunities for some flavorful outdoor cooking. But before all the fun begins, it’s always a good idea to review some important safety reminders. Here are five tips to keep […]

Is Propane Good for the Environment?

April 15, 2024

Iowans Can Feel Good about Using Propane Propane is an ideal fuel for many purposes, even beyond your water heater and heating your home with your furnace, boiler, space heater or fireplace. It’s also useful for stoves, clothes dryers and outdoor use, including grilling, pool and patio heating and lighting. And peace of mind is […]

Outdoor Living in Iowa with Propane

March 27, 2024

How Propane Makes It Fun and Easy Are you familiar with all the ways propane can enhance outdoor living right in your backyard? Here are some ideas to add more fun to your spring and summer. Propane Outdoor Fire Pits There’s nothing like gathering with family and friends around a fire pit on a cool […]

How Does a Propane Gas Fireplace Work?

February 26, 2024

Many Models Can Operate During Power Outages Many Iowans have added a propane gas fireplace to their home for both comfort and ambiance. Popular benefits include attractive realistic flames that bring warmth and coziness to a living space, which increases the value of your Iowa home. Plus, many fireplace models can operate during electrical power […]

What the Color of Your Propane Gas Flame Means

January 15, 2024

Your Propane Gas Flame Should Always Be Blue Whichever the propane gas appliance we’re talking about in your Iowa home, the color of its propane gas flame should always be blue. Here’s why. When the ratio of fuel to air is correct, there is enough oxygen for complete combustion of propane. Complete combustion results in […]

Why Doesn’t My Propane Gas Furnace Have a Pilot Light?

December 19, 2023

Electronic Ignition Has Become the Norm For Iowans who rely on an older gas furnace to stay warm, their heating unit relies on a small blue flame known as a pilot light to ensure the ignition of the gas burner. Water heaters, gas fireplaces, and old gas stoves often have similar pilot lights. Here’s how […]

Propane Safety Tips for Iowa Homes

November 20, 2023

What to Do and What Not to Do Without question, propane is one of the safest fuels you can use in and around your Iowa home. But to stay as safe as possible, you should always pay close attention to the operation of your propane gas appliances. The best way to keep all your propane […]

What Happens If I Run Out of Propane?

October 2, 2023

Avoid Run-Outs by Filling Up Your Tank Now When a propane tank becomes empty, your life suddenly becomes more complicated. That’s because running out of propane is a serious and costly situation that can cause all kinds of problems– and potential dangers – for you and your family. For starters, you will have to arrange […]


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