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Propane Water Heaters vs. Electric Water Heaters

July 16, 2021

If your home has an electric water heater instead of a propane water heater, you’re probably paying more than you should, and you may be having issues with running out of hot water. This is a common problem for large families. Who enjoys a nice hot shower that suddenly turns ice cold? Here are some […]

How Do Propane Pool Heaters Work?

June 18, 2021

If you have a backyard pool or spa and don’t use a propane pool heater, it’s time to shake the outdoor shivers and enjoy your swimming pool earlier—and later–in the year. When you have a propane pool heater at your Iowa home, you can always say: “come on in, the water’s fine!” A propane pool […]

Secrets To Using Your Propane Grill Properly

May 14, 2021

Did you know that May is National Barbecue Month? Of course, the way to celebrate is to go out to your backyard and do some fun outdoor cooking on your propane grill. To whet your appetite, here are tasty grilling recipes from the Iowa Beef Industry Council from beef kabobs to balsamic marinated flank steak […]

Propane Makes Outdoor Living Better!

April 12, 2021

Now that spring has bloomed, have you looked outside to your backyard yet and thought about propane? Are you familiar with all the of ways propane can enhance outdoor living right here in Iowa? Here are some ideas to add more fun to your spring and summer. Grilling There are many reasons why propane grills […]

Why Is The Flame Of Propane Gas Blue?

March 11, 2021

Did you ever stop to wonder why the propane gas flame you see on your cooktop is the color blue? That’s a good thing because it means all is well as far as combustion goes. When the ratio of fuel to air is correct, there is enough oxygen for the complete combustion of propane. Complete […]

Iowa Vs. The Polar Vortex: Winter Propane Safety

February 17, 2021

The weather forecasters were right! The polar vortex—a bone-chilling Arctic air mass that increases the chance of snow—has now made its presence felt in Iowa. The polar vortex is so named because of a counter-clockwise spin of Arctic air that occurs around the North Pole. This always exists, but sometimes, a jet stream of air that usually […]

Which Energy Source Is Cleaner–Propane Or Electricity?

January 27, 2021

There are many ways propane energy is a benefit to our environment– in our homes, in our communities and in our businesses. Let’s take a look at how propane compares to electricity in terms of environmental impact. For starters, propane emits less than half the greenhouse gas emissions of electricity while producing the same amount […]

Cut Your Energy Costs With A Tankless Water Heater

December 30, 2020

Not all water heaters need to store hot water, which in the end wastes energy and costs you money. That’s where propane tankless water heaters can step up to help. Tankless hot water heaters get the water hot as you need it. This on-demand system accesses water directly from a water pipe. This makes the […]

Can Propane Freeze In My Tank?

November 18, 2020

If you rely on propane to keep your home warm during our bone-chilling Iowa winters, you already know how well propane does its job. But during periods of extreme cold, some people worry that their propane supply will freeze up inside the tank and they will not be able to get gas to keep their […]

Propane Safety Tips for Iowa Homes

Propane Safety Tips For Your Iowa Home

October 26, 2020

Occasionally, you will receive information in the mail from your propane company, explaining what steps to take in the event that you smell gas. These materials will also discuss carbon monoxide safety, propane gas detectors, general appliance safety tips and more. Please read them so you stay as safe as possible! Reminders For Staying Safe […]

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