We hope you know that propane works in so many ways inside your home. It can power your stove to give you precise control to cook delicious meals. It can warm your home and heat your water. It can also power your clothes dryer more efficiently than an electric model–(and be gentler on your fabrics.
But have you ever looked outside and thought about propane? Did you know about all the ways propane can enhance outdoor living right here in Iowa?
Whether you’re staying home for cookouts and pool parties, or hitting the road in your RV, propane can make your summer fun even better and your outdoor season last even longer.
There are many reasons why propane grills are overwhelmingly the most commonly owned grills in America.
Think about all the materials, work and time needed to get a charcoal grill ready for your food. By the time you’ve got the grill fire started, a propane grill would already be grilling your brats and burgers. And propane offers you more precise control for more grilling options.
When the cookout is done, propane gives you even more advantages. Instead of having to wait an hour or more for coal embers to cool, you can simply turn off the grill, shut off the propane, and clean the grate. It doesn’t get much easier than that!
Keep in mind that outdoor cooking with propane goes beyond the grill. It fuels outdoor fryers too, which means you can make a memorable deep-fried Thanksgiving turkey.
Grilling is just the beginning of the ways propane can make your outdoor living and entertaining better and easier.
There’s nothing like gathering with family and friends around a fire pit on a cool night. Whether the kids are toasting marshmallows for s’mores, or you’re relaxing over a glass of wine with friends, propane makes the night more enjoyable. Propane gives you real fire and real heat with just the flip of a switch. No need to lug firewood, or wait for it to ignite. And, when you’re ready to go inside, just turn off your fire pit and that’s that.
Let’s not forget about pools and spa tubs. Propane heating can make the pool season last longer and give you the option to soak in the spa tub year-round.
Propane also helps you stay outside longer with propane-powered patio heaters and mosquito traps.
Gas was the main source for both indoor and outdoor lighting before electricity became widely available and accepted. Today, you can get that warm glow for your patio and pathways with propane. In most cases, it’s cheaper than electricity. And it works even when the power is out.
Got summer travel plans? Propane can make those trips easier and more comfortable.
For camping trips, propane heaters can help you keep warm when things get chilly at night. That propane fryer isn’t just for turkey. Bring it with you to deep-fry your catch of the day, or to boil up some yummy Iowa sweet corn.
Heading out in an RV? Propane can run your refrigerator, stove and oven. It can heat or cool the RV at your campsite. And, thanks to propane, you can have a hot shower in your RV.
With propane tank exchanges sites all over, staying fueled with propane is easy. Contact your local Iowa propane provider to find out more about how propane is an affordable, clean-burning and versatile energy source that will enhance your outdoor living all year round.
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