Propane FAQS:

Is propane safe to use in my home? "Propane is a safe fuel to use anywhere. Propane has a narrow range of flammability and cannot be ingested like gasoline or alcohol fuels because it is released as a vapor from a pressurized container."

What is propane and how is it made?
"Propane is produced from both natural gas processing and crude oil refining, in roughly equal amounts. It is colorless and virtually odorless. A strong identifying odor is added so the gas can be readily detected."

Why should I choose Stumps L.P. Gas?
"Stumps L.P. Gas is a family owned local business providing service you can trust. Every member of our team is commited to providing you the safest and most convenient energy source for your home or business."

Why should I use propane?
"It's a question many folks have asked. And, a question that's been answered quite well. Because millions worldwide are using propane to make their lives more comfortable. Of course, that's not surprising. After all, the advantages of propane are tough to beat. Propane is an environmentally friendly choice you can make today. Because propane burns cleaner, works harder, and operates smarter, choosing propane means you can help reduce greenhouse emissions, save energy, and protect the environment."

Why is my propane bill suddenly so much higher?
"Consumers across the nation are asking the same question about their fuel bills. The fact is, in a free market economy, a variety of supply factors affect the pricing of all commodities--including propane. And as a by-product of crude oil, the price of propane usually tracks the cost of a barrel of crude."

Is propane dangerous to the environment?
No. Propane is an approved, alternative clean fuel listed in the 1990 Clean Air Act and the National Energy Policy Act of 1992. Propane is one of the cleanest burning of all alternative fuels. Propane is also nontoxic, so it's not harmful to soil or water.

If the tank was here when I bought the house, do I own it?
Not necessarily, call the propane supplier to verify if it is a leased tank or owned. The majority of tanks are leased.

Why don't drivers put 500 gallons in a 500-gallon tank?
Since propane is delivered as a liquid, there must be vapor space for expansion and contraction. Therefore, the tank is filled between 80-85% full.