Turn your thermostat down to a minimum setting. Take advantage of programmable thermostats. If you have south-facing windows open the blinds during the day to let heat in. Limit drawn baths and take short showers. Keep outside doors closed on garages etc. Supplement with electric heaters where safely possible. Turn hot water heaters down. Use … Continued
Share this information with your family to help keep everyone safe and to reduce the risk of serious and potentially fatal injury, ﬁre, or explosion. WHAT DOES PROPANE SMELL LIKE? Propane smells like rotten eggs, a skunk’s spray, or a dead animal. Propane manufacturers add this smell to help alert customers to propane leaks. IF YOU SMELL GAS … Continued
Propane can be flammable when mixed with air (oxygen) and can be ignited by many sources, including open flames, smoking materials, electrical sparks and static electricity. However, propane won’t ignite when combined with air unless the source of ignition reaches at least 940 degrees Fahrenheit.
Always follow grill manufacturer’s instructions and keep written materials accessible. Always keep the top open when lighting a grill until you are sure that it is lit. Never pour an accelerant such as lighter fluid or gasoline on the grill. Do not allow children to tamper with the cylinder or grill. Never use matches or … Continued
Make sure there are no flames or sparks in the area. Immediately put out all smoking materials and other open flames. Do not operate lights, appliances, telephones, or cell phones. Flames or sparks from these sources can trigger an explosion or a fire. Leave the area immediately. Get everyone out of the building or area where you … Continued
You can’t taste or smell Carbon Monoxide (CO), but it is a very dangerous gas. High levels of CO can come from appliances that are not operating correctly, or from a venting system or chimney that becomes blocked. CO CAN BE DEADLY! High levels of CO can make you dizzy or sick. In extreme cases, CO can … Continued
Serious safety hazards, including fire or explosion, can result if you run out of gas. If an appliance valve or a gas line is left open, a leak could occur when the system is recharged with propane. If your propane tank runs out of gas, any pilot lights on your appliances will go out. This … Continued
I’m a Wayman Oil customer. What do I do if I have an after hours emergency or if I run out of propane after normal business hours? If you run out of propane call our office number anytime day or night. If we can’t be reached after office hours an emergency number is provided. If … Continued
Propane is a safe and widely used fuel. It is sometimes called liquefied petroleum gas, LP gas or LPG. Propane is transported and stored as a very cold liquid. It can cause a ‘freeze burn’ or frostbite if it contacts the skin. Propane is delivered to a home as a liquid and is pumped into … Continued
To make propane easier to detect in the event of a leak or spill, manufacturers deliberately add a chemical compound called ethyl mercaptan to give it a strong, unpleasant smell like rotten eggs, a skunk’s spray or a dead animal.