Heating & Propane Blog

Staying on Top of Propane Levels

Understanding Your Propane Tank Gauge

To locate the gauge on your propane tank, look under the dome or lid of the tank for a small dial approximately 1.5″-2″ in diameter. Once you find the gauge, you will notice that it has numbers arranged in a clockwise pattern. These numbers indicate the percentage of propane remaining in the tank, not the gallons. The needle will point to the current level of propane as a percentage. On delivery days, remember that tanks are only filled to approximately 80%, which allows for the expansion and contraction of the propane caused by changing temperatures. To ensure an uninterrupted supply, please contact us when your gauge reads 20%-25% and place a propane delivery order. This will allow us plenty of time to make a delivery the next time we are in your area. Continue reading

Determining Whether Your Furnace Needs to Be Serviced or Replaced

What Impacts Your Furnace’s Performance?

Whether it’s through general use, wear-and-tear, or an event that left it damaged, your furnace will one day need to either be repaired or replaced. A number of factors can be in effect, such as the furnace’s age, past issues or repairs, whether it’s an oil or gas furnace, and more, but knowing what to do starts with knowing what you have.

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Demonstrate the warmth a fireplace can offer

Warmth, Beauty, and Family: Make Your House a Home with a Gas-Burning Fireplace

Gear Up for Winter

As sad as it is that summer is ending, there’s something magical about gearing up for the colder months. As the leaves begin to turn and the air gets a little crisper, it’s time to think about cleaning your fireplace before it gets really cold. And when that cold air hits, the last thing you want to do is think about chopping wood to start a fire. 

It might be your time to make the switch to a gas-burning fireplace.

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Spring is the Time for Home Heating System Maintenance

HVAC maintenance is important to ensure the quality and function of your home’s heating and cooling systems. Many homeowners skip these important checks and ignore servicing their systems until something bad happens. These individuals risk facing issues like a furnace malfunction in the middle of winter or an AC system shut-down during the hot summer months. Not only are these scenarios uncomfortable, but they can also be dangerous. Continue reading

Four Signs Your Heater System Is Failing (and What To Do)

Fall is here, and chillier weather is on the horizon. Before you know it, crisp, 55-degree days will be the norm. Is your heater ready to keep your home cozy? As you boot up your heating system for the fall and winter, it’s important to pay attention to its behavior. Certain things like strange smells or sounds from your heating system can indicate a serious problem that you’ll want to fix well before winter weather moves in.
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Spicer Gas: A Quality Propane Supplier in Connecticut

When you are looking for the highest quality propane, it’s important to choose a company that is trusted and has an impeccable reputation. However, it’s not enough to be a quality propane supplier; companies must also offer top-of-the-line installation of propane-fueled products. After all, one without the other means that you will be dealing with multiple providers, and you may receive a subpar product in the process.
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How to Prepare Your Gas Fireplace for Winter

When the winter months arrive, there are few things more satisfying than staying bundled up inside around a fire with your family and a cup of hot chocolate. When you have a gas fireplace in your home, you can control your comfort with the simple push of a button, improve your home’s energy efficiency, and avoid the harmful pollution caused by a wood-burning fireplace.
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