We know you want to keep your family warm and safe no matter how cold it gets outside.
Here are simple tips to keep your propane tank in top condition and ready to fuel the heat this winter.
Demand more. Are you spending more time at home than usual this year? That means you may need more fuel to keep your at-home workspace, family space and play space warm when cold weather arrives. You could see your energy use go up by 30% or more, according to some experts.
Keep the pressure on. Make sure your propane gauge stays above 20%. It’s the best way to maintain the vapor pressure your system needs to work efficiently.
Fill ‘er up. Schedule LP delivery when your tank gauge reads 30%. That gives you enough fuel to keep your home running until your propane provider can fill your tank.
Sign up for our Automatic Fill Service. It takes the worry out of wondering if you will run out of gas. We’ll monitor your fill level and make sure you have plenty of propane to fuel your needs.
Stop the shrinkage. Liquid propane contracts in cold temperatures, which causes the volume to shrink. Less volume means loss of pressure. End result – fuel can’t reach your gas burner or heating system. Keep your propane tank clear of snow to let sunlight warm the surface
Look here. Mark the location of your tank with a pole, stake or other sign that is visible above snow banks and drifts. It’s a simple way to help you and your propane delivery driver find the tank in heavy snow.
Turn down your thermostat. A decrease of only a degree or two will lessen the time your propane heating system is on. That allows the pressure in the tank to build.
Save money. You can lower your heating bill 1 to 3% for every degree you set back your thermostat. That adds up over a long winter!
Save even more. When you sign up for regular delivery with our Automatic Fill Service, you get a 10 cents-per-gallon discount over standard call-In rates. More discounts are available if you pay your bill promptly.
NEVER use an open flame or electrical device near a propane tank. Accidents involving “heating” a tank to boost pressure are not uncommon.
NEVER cover your tank. It prevents the sun from reaching your propane tank and naturally warming it. That causes your system to work less efficiently – and costs you more over time.
Find out more about program options to keep you and your family safe and warm this winter. Call us today at (574) 264-2118.
We like to live by a modern twist to the Aesop’s fable about the ant and the grasshopper: Don’t wait until you are on empty to find a gas station.
No one wants to see even a hint of disruption in the energy supply that fuels our everyday lives, like comfortable indoor temperatures, plenty of warm water or full grill tanks for outdoor cooking. That’s why we’re working hard at Franger Gas to make sure you have a reliable source of supply, no matter what happens with demand.
Take the worry out of winter. Buy your propane supply for your home at a locked-in price before the heating season begins.
You buy clean American gas when you buy propane. The U.S. leads the world in propane production, according to the National Propane Gas Association. We constantly source our supply from providers that maintain quality standards we know are important for customers like you.
Buying local gives you better value. We know our community and what it takes to keep your family comfortable. After all, we call this home for our families too. That’s why we always look ahead to understand supply flows, weather, worldwide economies and national demand for gas that affect logistics and price.
Tips to help you plan ahead for your fuel needs
Make sure you have plenty of fuel for your home, farm, business or LPG-fueled vehicle with these simple tips.
Check your propane tank gauge to make sure you have the fuel you need. If you are like us, you’re staying home more, cooking more meals at home, using heated water for more bathing. That means changes in your propane consumption.
Call one of our local offices if your level drops below 30 percent. We’re here to keep your fuel supply filled season after season.
Save money with our Automatic Fill Service. We monitor your tank level for you and give you a discount over our standard call-in rate.
Avoid out-of-gas calls. Making smart decisions now about your fuel supply can keep your tank filled and help limit in-person contact or entry into your home or business. Remember you can always pay your bill online, send us an email, or call us, (574) 264-2118.
If you need help from our service team, rest assured our technicians follow extra precautions with proper protective equipment and disinfectants while in the field.
We’re here to meet your energy needs
For propane delivery or to set up a new account, call (574) 264-2118.