5 Myths about Propane Explosions

Many of us don’t properly understand propane gas tanks and how they work. Therefore, there are a number of common misconceptions that we at Northwest Propane would like to put straight. The Truth Propane tanks don’t just explode. The material that propane gas tanks are made of is protective of the gas inside. Therefore, it doesn’t just […] Read More

What to Do if Your Propane Tank Makes Noise

Regardless of whether your propane tank is a portable tank or a full-size home tank, they are made of the same components. Over a period time, overuse and aging can cause your tank to make noises – the noises will either be coming from the tank itself or the gas line. Unusual noises tend to […] Read More

3 Unbeatable Barbecue Recipes for Your Gas Grill

Summer is known for firing up the grill, but sometimes you’re not quite sure what to cook. Here are a few ideas to help you have fun with your gas grill and get out of your next barbecue rut. Beer Can Chicken If you’re doing some backyard grilling and drinking beer, why not save a […] Read More

Protecting Your Propane Tank During Hot Weather

The summer months can be extremely difficult to handle and should be approached with care. There are also items in and around your home that should be treated with more care during this time of year, as well. For instance, your propane tank should be protected when the weather outside is scorching out during the […] Read More

Consider a Propane Gas Tank Exchange for Backyard Grilling

As the weather turns warmer, you may be interested in grilling out more frequently. If you own a gas grill, you will want to be sure your propane tank is in good condition and filled with gas. Regardless if you’re having a barbecue for one or expecting all of your family and friends over during […] Read More

Best Reasons to Choose a Propane Water Heater over Electric

If you’re in the process of looking to replace your hot water heater, what is that influences your choice? Availability, purchase cost, running cost or even just ease of installation? Installation There is no doubt that a straight replacement for what you already have may make installation a little easier, but on the whole, there […] Read More

7 Ways to Benefit From Propane Gas Service

Who doesn’t want to save money, energy, and headache when thinking of energy? At Northwest Propane, we encourage homeowners to discover the array of benefits they can enjoy from propane gas service. It’s the most common method for residential alternative fuel, and for good reason. 1. Efficiency First and foremost, propane is an incredibly efficient […] Read More

Top Five Reasons for Choosing to Purchase a Gas Stove

Many people choose to purchase a gas stove because it offers a traditional cooking method with many distinct advantages. At Northwest Propane, our customers report that gas stoves provide reliable cooking results and a less expensive source of heat and energy for preparing meals.   Cost, Cooking, and Reliability Advantages   Turning on a gas […] Read More

Propane Water Heaters Vs. Electric Water Heaters

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, your water heater may be accounting for up to a quarter of your home’s total energy cost. At Northwest Propane, we want to give you the facts about propane water heaters and offer you an easy way to lower your utility bill and reduce your carbon footprint. Difference […] Read More

Summer Safety Tips for Propane Grills

There’s nothing like standing on your patio, grilling a few burgers, and enjoying the warm summer air. However, if you have a propane grill, what was originally a peaceful, summer evening could turn into a disaster if you don’t take certain precautions. At Northwest Propane, we recommend following several basic safety guidelines every time you […] Read More