The Propane Council of Texas Shares Tips to Prepare a Propane Home for Winter
AUSTIN, October 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The coats, hats, and mittens may still be stowed in the warehouse, but it is time to prep your home if you are using propane for winter energy.
Preparing your home for winter doesn’t have to be a complicated process; In fact, there are a few simple steps that can be taken even before winter to keep you and your loved ones comfortable all season long.
Prepare for winter
Keep full propane
Fill up your home’s propane tank early. Prepare your propane house for the winter safely and comfortably: order a refill of your propane tank now.
With millions of homeowners choosing to enjoy the more efficient and comfortable warmth propane provides, don’t wait for winter to come to plan your heating season.
Ordering a propane refill before winter is as easy as making a phone call. Start a conversation with your local propane dealer, who are all professionally trained to make the ordering and refilling process easier.
Check your tank regularly. The propane does not go out. Call your propane supplier when your fuel gauge reaches 30% or less. If your propane tank is out of gas at home, a leak test is needed.
Be sure to ask about automatic refills. With an “automatic” or “full” account, a homeowner rarely has to worry about an adequate supply of propane before a winter storm hits and road conditions become treacherous. Keeping propane tanks full can ensure adequate gas supplies for all of your home’s needs. Ask your propane supplier about their Keep Full program.
Check that the heating system and appliances are working efficiently. Before the start of each heating season, have your home appliances and propane system checked and serviced by a qualified service technician. Keeping equipment running as efficiently as possible will save your home fuel, save money and avoid unexpected mid-season repairs.
For more propane tips, please visit www.propanecounciloftexas.org.
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