Frequently Asked Questions about Propane Gas

If you’ve ever wondered about the technicalities of propane or the ins and outs of delivery, look no further! We at Decatur Bowie Propane take pride in keeping our customers informed, and that includes answering your frequently asked questions regarding propane gas and propane delivery in the North Texas area. If by chance you don’t see your question, all it takes is a phone call to ask our propane experts.

Propane Gas FAQs

Q: What is propane?

A: Propane is a powerful gas fuel used to provide power and heat to your home. It is nontoxic, colorless, and naturally odorless, although an odorant is added to aid in detection. The fuel is used for residentialcommercial, and agricultural use. Some common propane uses include heating, water heating, lighting, clothes drying, and even cooling.

Q: What are the benefits of using propane?

A: Propane is a clean fuel option, so you can feel great about a small carbon footprint; it produces fewer emissions than many other options. Most propane is created in Texas, and sales support the local economy and jobs. The US is the world’s leading propane provider and has more than enough to go around.

Q: How much does propane fuel cost?

A: Propane is one of the cheaper fuel options and is consistently priced lower per BTU than oil and other competing fuels like electricity. Exact prices from the refinery fluctuate based on the season and demand, and our pricing adjusts accordingly. To learn today’s low price, request a free quote from Decatur Bowie Propane. We’d be more than happy to provide you with an accurate estimate.

Q: What do people around here use propane for?

A: Propane is most often used for heating and water heating. Other uses include cooking, generators, pool heating, lighting, vehicle fueling, forklifts, irrigation, crop drying, and more. Our customers love the power and comfort that propane delivers at an affordable price.

Q: How can I tell if my propane tank is empty or running low?

A: To find the level of propane in your tank, refer to the propane tank gauge and read it like your car’s gas meter. If you prefer will-call propane delivery, we recommend ordering when your tank reaches 30% or less capacity. Want an easier way? Decatur Bowie Propane offers free automatic delivery so you don’t have to worry about your tank running out of fuel. If you prefer not to check your fuel level, contact us today!

Q: Is propane a cheaper fuel option than electricity?

Yes, it is! When you compare the energy ratios of electricity and propane, propane provides significant annual savings. Click here for a full explanation of propane’s affordability compared to electricity for homes in Texas.


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