Propane Safety

Follow these best practices to keep your home and loved ones safe

propane safetyPropane is one of the safest energy sources around, thanks to strict regulations and high industry standards upheld by propane companies like Snedeker Energy.

However, there are some things you should know about propane safety.

I smell propane gas. What do I do?

To help keep everyone around you safe, be sure to follow these steps—they may just be the most essential pieces of propane information you need! Here’s what actions to take, starting with knowing what propane gas smells like :

To ensure the safety of your home and family, we strongly advocate installing propane leak detectors close to all propane-powered appliances. Sometimes the odorant is not strong enough for you to detect it by smell alone, so this is essential. While carbon monoxide detectors are vital too, they aren’t built to recognize propane leaks.

If you’re curious about propane safety, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has created a series of comprehensive videos. You’ll learn how to handle and transport propane cylinders with ease and maintain your appliances properly; all in all, you’ll develop an understanding of safe practices when using propane.

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