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What Size Propane Tank Do I Need?

Posted: March 29, 2021

A storage tank is the heart of a propane-powered home (or business), and choosing the right one isn’t always as easy as you might think – a big reason why we typically choose your tank when you become an Allied Propane customer. Still, it’s always best to know as much as you can as a consumer, […]

Propane Standby Generators: The Ultimate Peace Of Mind Appliance

Posted: February 22, 2021

Did you know that power outages are twice as common today as they were 10 years ago? Aging transmission grids and power plants – combined with more intense weather events and a greater-than-ever demand for electricity – has left our homes and businesses vulnerable to a loss of power that can be inconvenient at best and dangerous […]

Propane Construction Heater Safety

Posted: January 25, 2021

Temporary propane construction heaters are crucial to keeping projects running smoothly as Bay Area temperatures dip though the winter months – but they do need special care if they are to be used safely. If you have installed a temporary heating for your construction site (or plan to), be sure to follow the safety tips below. […]

Propane Vs. Electric Home Appliances

Posted: December 28, 2020

Like electricity, propane gas is versatile enough to power almost any appliance in your Northern California home. The difference is that propane will almost always do a better job of it. A propane water heater, for example, will save you about 30 percent on your energy bills compared to a similarly-sized electric water heater while providing […]

Schedule Propane Furnace Maintenance Today: Here’s Why

Posted: November 23, 2020

It may be tempting to skip your home heating system’s annual tune-up, especially if everything seems to be working without any detectable problems. But as it turns out, that could be a costly mistake. Your furnace works hard to keep your Bay Area home comfortable all winter long, and the inevitable cost of that hard […]

Propane Safety: The Facts

Posted: October 26, 2020

One of the things that we hear a lot from customers who are considering a propane conversion, or starting a construction project using propane as a power source, is uncertainty about propane safety. We understand the concern: propane isn’t as popular an option in Northern California, and that unfamiliarity can cause misconceptions. But as a […]

Six efficiency tips for heating season

Six Efficiency Tips For Heating Season

Posted: September 21, 2020

It has been a mild start to fall 2020 here in the Bay Area, but cooler weather is on the way – and as temperatures drop, heating bills rise. Want to keep those heating bills as manageable as possible? Try these energy saving tips. Use your thermostat – A programmable thermostat makes it easy to […]

Benefits of a propane tankless water heater

Propane Tankless Water Heaters: 4 Benefits

Posted: August 24, 2020

You probably already get your favorite movies and TV shows on-demand – why not get your hot water that way, too? A tankless propane water heater heats only the water you need, when you need it for your shower, sink, dishwasher or washing machine. By working this way, a tankless water heater delivers several benefits […]

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How To Safely Remove A Propane Cylinder From A Grill

Posted: July 27, 2020

Grilling season is in full swing here in the Bay Area – which means that at some point, you will have to exchange your empty propane BBQ cylinder for a full one. Just make sure you do it safely! Propane Cylinder Exchange Step-by-Step Here’s a step-by-step guide to safely removing and replacing the propane gas cylinder […]

Propane: The Eco-friendly fuel

Propane: The Eco-Friendly Fuel

Posted: June 22, 2020

Ask most Americans what source of energy will be most helpful as we begin to tackle the challenges of climate change and they will probably say electricity. But the truth is that about half the electricity generated in California is produced by burning natural gas, which is 95 percent methane – a greenhouse gas with 84 […]