Propane vs. Natural Gas: Which is Cheaper?

Safety, efficiency, cost, and environmental impact are huge factors to consider when selecting a fuel for your home. Here, you’ll see the differences between propane vs. natural gas to better inform you and assist in making the best decision for you and your home. SAFETY Safety is priority and to better understand safety concerns you […]

Moving Into a Community with Propane

Moving into a new neighborhood is an exciting time. There are many things to consider when choosing a new community, including the amenities, schools, and neighbors. One thing that people may not think about when moving into a new neighborhood is whether the community uses a propane system. A propane system is a system that […]

Building a Propane-Powered New Home

If you’re working with a homebuilder to design and build your dream home, then you know how hefty the to-do list can be. Almost overwhelming. While you focus on building the foundation, what size windows to order, and what color flooring to choose; let’s make the decision of what kind of furnace and home-heating source […]

Should you install your own propane appliances, or let a professional handle it?

Installing a new propane stove, tankless water heater or clothes dryer may seem like a relatively easy project, but, in fact, it’s a big responsibility. It’s always a good idea to leave installation of any propane appliance to the professionals—and ThompsonGas is here to help. When It Comes to Propane Appliance Installation, Safety First When […]

Five Uses for Propane You Didn’t Know About

While you may be up to speed with all the tremendous benefits available when using propane to fuel your home, vehicles and appliances, we bet there’s a few uses for propane that you may have never considered. In fact, we’re ready to reveal five of them right now! Curious? Then let’s get started! #5. Zambonis […]

Propane Use Throughout The Seasons

For some of us, our favorite season coming to an end is a bitter pill to swallow. As your propane provider, we feel it’s or obligation to put your mind at ease regarding the passing of your favorite season.  Even with the cold/warm winter ahead you can still rest assured you’ve made the wise choice by […]

Propane 101: Everything You Need To Know

What is propane? Propane is a clean-burning energy source known as liquefied petroleum gas, LP gas, or LPG. It is nontoxic, colorless, and virtually odorless. The rotten egg odor comes from mercaptan, which is added to the propane so it can be readily detected by smell. Propane is a hydrocarbon (specifically, C3H8 for the chemistry […]

Teaching Your Kids About Propane

Next time you’re checking out your propane tank or getting a propane gas delivery, consider taking the opportunity to talk to your kids about propane and what it does for your home and the environment!  With over 60 million homes in the U.S. utilizing propane, it’s crucial that good safety habits are adopted at a […]

The Pros of Propane

There are many advances to using propane gas over the “other guy’s” fuel. Let me tell you why we think Propane is not only the best choice for your fuel needs but also the best choice you can make for your family. Propane is insoluble in water so it presents no risk to soil and […]

15 Quick and Fascinating Facts About Propane

Propane is one of the most versatile, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly fuel sources in the world. Propane is an interesting fuel that emerged early in the 20th Century as an alternative fuel source that could be stored easily. In 1911, Dr. Snelling discovered a way to bottle evaporated gases and by the following year, propane […]