Propane Vs. Natural Gas

October 24, 2022

A Comparison of Efficiency, Reliability and Safety While natural gas is the leading home heating source in many parts of the country, most people don’t realize that many of the benefits of natural gas translate to propane as well. Whether it’s a super-efficient furnace, unlimited hot water, temperature-precise cooking stoves, or reliable backup home generators […]

4 Reasons to Fill Up Your Propane Tank Now

September 16, 2022

Why Risk a Run-Out or a Price Spike? As summer transitions into the fall, we always advise propane customers to start the heating season off with a full tank. Early fall is the perfect time to schedule your propane delivery. Here are four reasons why this is a smart idea. Demand drives up propane prices and that demand […]

Propane and Lower Emissions

August 23, 2022

Propane Releases Less CO2 than Other Energy Sources Did you know that you’re doing your part to help the environment by using propane appliances instead of electric ones? It’s true! It takes three units of source energy to get one unit of electricity into your home. That means more coal often has to be burned […]

What Is a Propane Fireplace Insert?

July 29, 2022

Convenience & Efficiency of Propane Framed by an Existing Mantle Propane fireplace inserts give you the best of both worlds: the convenience and efficiency of propane framed by an attractive existing masonry fireplace. You also get: More realistic flames: Today’s improved gas burner technology means a warm glow, and flickering and dancing flames, just like a […]

What To Do if Your Gas Grill Catches on Fire

July 4, 2022

Keep Propane Safety on Your Menu This Summer Cooking, whether it’s inside or outside, always presents the potential of accidents and injuries because you’re dealing with high heat and hot flames. Just letting your mind wander away from the task at hand for a few seconds or panicking when something goes wrong could lead to […]

Are You Using Your Propane Grill Properly?

May 24, 2022

Learn the Secrets of Cooking Like a Pro If you want to show off your cooking skills during Memorial Day weekend and beyond, you’ll need to know some of the secrets of cooking like a professional chef on your propane grill. First, here is some background about why cooking on a propane grill is a […]

Understanding Propane Tankless Water Heaters

April 22, 2022

How They Work, How Much They Cost If someone asked you to describe a water heater, you might say it looks a lot like a giant tin can. Of course, what you would be describing is the storage tank for the typical water heater. The water stored inside this “tin can” is heated by a […]

The Truth About Propane Vs. Electricity

March 18, 2022

Electrification advocates claim that electricity is the only sustainable energy solution. That is far from the truth. Propane-heated homes are generally more energy-efficient, with a small overall carbon footprint. Consider these facts when deciding whether electricity or propane is better for your home. Electricity might not release greenhouse gas emissions in your home, but many […]

Enjoy Energy Savings in Many Places

February 28, 2022

Winter Savings Tips for Your Propane Home When trying to find ways to save money and conserve energy, you should think of your entire Iowa home as a system, and that system has three main parts: The building envelope – roof, walls, windows, doors and foundation The mechanical systems – furnace, boiler, water heater, central […]

How Much Propane Do You Have Left?

January 24, 2022

Tips about Reading Your Propane Tank Gauge Your Iowa propane company’s priority is to always keep you safe and comfortable. A big part of that is keeping you supplied with enough propane in your tank so you can stay warm during the cold winter. Avoid Run-Outs As a general rule, you should schedule your next […]

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