Heating & Propane Blog

The Benefits of Using a Propane Fire Pit vs. A Wood Fire Pit

Fire pits are a great addition to your backyard, no matter where you live. They don’t require much space, are perfect for gathering friends and family around on a nice, cool evening, and can even act as a resource to cook dinner or roast marshmallows. When deciding on which type of fire pit is best for you, consider the two most common choices: a gas fire pit or a wood-burning one. Like many other things, there are pros and cons to both, depending on what is important to you. Continue reading

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How to Avoid a Propane/Oil Tank Emergency

No one likes to hear the word “emergency,” especially when that word is being applied to your home. It can be dangerous and will likely catch you off guard. If you utilize propane or heating oil for your house, the last thing you want is to run out unexpectedly. If an emergency does arise, there are a few steps you can take, and luckily, help is available! Spicer Advanced Gas is your reliable, go-to company that you can trust to handle any emergency. Continue reading

Purchasing a New Propane Grill or Fire Pit

Summer is right around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to start thinking about all the backyard fun ahead. Warm weather and grilling go hand-in-hand, and finding the best outdoor propane grill can make all the difference. Let’s take a closer look at how to choose the perfect propane grill:

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What You Need to Know About Getting a Generator for Your Home

Unexpected power outages are not only inconvenient, but they can also create significant issues for your loved ones and your home. As major storms continue occurring more frequently and with catastrophic results, Connecticut residents have become aware of just how much damage power outages can produce. In response to these risks, many homeowners choose to invest in generators to protect their families from inevitable power failure. Generators of the past were bulky, loud, and polluting. However, modern technology has allowed manufacturers to produce portable and standby generators that are quiet, environmentally friendly, and easy to use. Continue reading

Propane Home Heat vs Home Heating Oil – What’s the Difference?

When deciding on what type of fuel you should use for your home or business heat, you have a few options. Some of the most popular fuel choices, for good reason, are propane gas and heating oil. When you compare propane to oil heat, you will find they are both more effective, efficient and affordable than electric heat. It is helpful to have a propane vs oil heating comparison to aid you when making your decision about what type of fuel to use for your home or commercial property.   

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Improve Your Home’s Ambiance with a Gas Fireplace or Firepit

As the weather cools down, warm evenings around the fire seem that much more enticing. Both inside and out, fireplaces and firepits bring everyone together, letting you stay warm and cozy as you enjoy each other’s company. With a gas firepit or gas fireplace insert, you and your loved ones can fully enjoy the fall season in New England with a custom, controllable, no-mess way to stay warm.

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What You Need to Know About Propane Standby Generators for Home Use

Think about everything you rely on that uses electricity. From your lights to your laptop to your refrigerator, you depend on your power source every day of your life. So, what do you do when the power goes out? Since you never know how long a power outage will last, especially when caused by a natural disaster, you want to be prepared. The best way to protect your family in a power outage is with a propane home backup generator.

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Upgrade Your Outdoor Living Space with Propane Appliances

After a long wait, Summer has finally arrived. It’s time to put on some shorts, host outdoor gatherings and make memories without snow in them. If you want to make the most of every backyard moment this Summer you need to equip your yard with outdoor appliances to make the time more enjoyable. These are the best outdoor appliances available to help create a summer you will never forget.
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High-Quality Propane Grills in CT

Spicer is the area expert for all things propane, and while our showroom is laden with furnaces, hot water heaters and more, a lot of people don’t realize we also carry some of the best propane grills in Connecticut. Today we want to highlight some of the grills we sell made by Napoleon.
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