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4 Common Myths Associated with Propane

These myths are getting debunked

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If you’re looking into using propane in your Southern Maryland home, you may have heard some urban legends or flat-out falsehoods about propane.

These four are the most common, and we’re here to set the record straight so you can enjoy propane and all it can do for your home with propane delivery from Taylor Gas!

Myth #1: Propane is unsafe

Propane is as safe as any other energy source used in a home. Furthermore, propane may be safer in certain respects!

Propane has one of the best safety records among fuels. Local, state, and national government restrictions, as well as stringent propane industry safety standards for propane production, transportation, delivery, service, equipment installation, and maintenance have led to propane having a stellar record when it comes to safety.

Click here to learn more about propane safety and what to do if you detect gas.

Myth #2: You can only use propane for grills

Not true! Propane can be used in so many more ways than grilling! Here’s a sneak peek at some of what propane can do.

Myth #3: Propane is dirty

Propane is a clean-burning fuel that has half the carbon emissions of heating oil and fewer emissions than electricity generated by coal-fired power stations. Propane is classified as an alternative energy in both the 1990 Clean Air Act and the 1992 National Energy Policy!

Myth #4: Propane is expensive

When you take into account the complete cost of propane equipment and services, propane is one of the most cost-effective energy sources available. Because propane is so clean-burning, it will not wear down equipment as fast, resulting in less maintenance and a longer lifespan. Propane also offers better efficiency than electricity. Propane appliances reach efficiencies of up to 98%, which means you’ll get the most bang for your buck with propane! Our pricing and payment options make managing your propane costs easy and worry-free.

Get safe, reliable energy with propane! Become a Taylor Gas customer for dependable, courteous service.

Written By: on September 24, 2021