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Do You Need a New Water Heater?

Posted: August 2, 2021

Your propane water heater works hard behind the scenes, pumping out gallon after gallon of hot water for your taps and appliances. But there will come a day when your water heater stops working – or worse, fails and causes thousands of dollars in water damage to your basement. Warning Signs From Your Water Heater […]

Propane: A Great Commercial Fuel

Posted: June 28, 2021

Propane gas is one of the most versatile ways to power a Northern California home – but don’t sell it short for commercial use, either. Because propane burns hot and clean, commercial propane appliances and heating systems can achieve efficiency ratings well into the 90s. With that kind of performance, choosing propane is a great decision for […]

Propane Safety Facts Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted: May 24, 2021

You may not have to heat your home with propane during the summer, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you aren’t using the gas to power your built-in grill, water heater, pool or spa heater, backup generator, or other year-round appliances. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to revisit some propane safety tips so […]

Keep An Eye On Your Heating System This Spring

Posted: April 26, 2021

Well, we’re one step closer to summer as we head into May here in Northern California, with warmer months ahead of us on the horizon. But as we all know here in the Bay Area, cool weather can arrive almost any time – which means we have to keep our heating systems ready. By “ready,” we […]

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 […]