FAQs About Propane Use and Storage

Propane is one of the most versatile fuel sources that you can use in your home or business. Whether you are firing up your gas grill, or keeping your commercial space warm during the winter, you will find that clean-burning propane meets all of your needs. If you are new to using propane for heat or power, you may have some questions about this popular fuel. Let’s take a look at answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about propane use and storage.

What are some of the most common uses for propane?

Propane can be used to power many of the most commonly used appliances throughout your home or business. Some popular propane powered appliances include ovens, water heaters, furnaces, and clothes dryers. During the summer season, you can also use propane as a cooking fuel for your outdoor barbecue.

Is it safe to use propane in the home?

Some homeowners are concerned that propane will create a safety hazard when it is used in their homes. The reality is that propane is exceptionally safe, as long as it is handled and used correctly. Be sure to store your portable tanks are in an upright position outside.You will also need to make sure that your propane appliances are correctly ventilated.

What do I do in the event of a leak?

A propane leak can pose a safety risk to yourself and your loved ones. By responding quickly to the leak, you can keep your loved ones and property safe. If you suspect a propane leak in your house, immediately vacate the premises. When possible, you can stop the leak by simply turning off your propane tank’s valve. Then have a certified technician check your appliances for leaks.

At Barnett’s Propane, we will be able to provide you with propane deliveries  all year long. Whether you live in the Tucson area or the Sierra Vista area, our company will offer convenient delivery services to your home or business. For more information about the advantages of our propane delivery, call us in Tucson at (520) 628-8525 or in Sierra Vista at (520) 458-4541.