Cylinder Insight: Sizes, Weight and Gallons

Whether it’s a backyard barbeque (Yes – we said it, backyard barbeque because let’s be honest, FOOD!!) or your whole home energy needs, getting the right size propane tank is crucial. Propane tank variations aren’t exactly the easiest thing to understand. Will it fit where you need it to? How large is the tank I need really going to be? Exactly how much propane will it hold and what can it be used for? You’ve […]

How do I read my Propane Tank Gauge?

Here’s a simple “how-to” guide for the next time you check your tank gauge. Knowing how to read your propane tank gauge will help accurately relay the information to one of our Customer Care Representatives on the other end when you call us for a delivery. You may have heard before that the gauge shows the total amount of gallons in the tank. Incorrect! It actually displays the propane level as a percentage of the […]

Propane Delivery Trucks: The Ins & Outs

It’s December, which means the colder weather is coming and our propane trucks will be in high demand. You’ll see them quite often – we’re sure of it! While you may have seen them in action on a delivery or two, we thought we’d share the “ins and outs” of what parts make up our propane trucks, which are referred to as bobtails within the industry. Outside the Tank – Tank The tank itself is […]

Propane Vs. Electric

Affordable & Efficient Choosing an energy source that suits your needs and budget is not an easy feat. Annapolis Propane & Fuels would like to offer Maryland residents the opportunity to learn how to choose which is right for their homes and businesses as we cover the pros and cons of propane vs. electric heat. Take a moment to follow along as we expand upon propane’s versatility and its numerous benefits, including affordable prices and […]

Smooth Your Transition into the Heating Season

Schedule Your Annual Maintenance One of the best ways to prepare for the brisk weather to come is to make sure your heating system is up for the task. While the weather is getting colder and the items of clothing we put on in the morning is increasing, your heating fuel bill shouldn’t be. Preventative care is by far the best way to ensure an efficient heating season. Have you scheduled your annual system maintenance […]

Owning Vs. Leasing Your Tank

“Is it better to rent or to purchase my own propane tank?” A question we hear pretty often around here at Annapolis Propane & Fuels. Both options provide a variety of pros and cons, it all comes down to the level of responsibility you’re looking to take and your circumstances. I’m considering owning my own propane tank… Advantages – You can choose your fuel supplier without swapping tanks. No minimum use required or tank rental […]

What is Temporary Heat?

During the brisk winter months, many builders will use propane for temporary construction to heat their projects and keep things moving. While weather in this area can be unpredictable, temporary heat is a great solution to guarantee your project is not. With weather that can drop down to single digits in the drop of a hat, simple construction tasks such as painting or installing drywall become nearly impossible. Temporary heat serves as a protective layer […]

Prep for the Holidays Starting with Your Gas Fireplace

If you’re like us, as the holiday season approaches – you’re finding yourself longing for the cozy crackling of a fire to light up your living area. You’re probably imagining all the memories to come at your next holiday you will be hosting and all there is to prep. When we all think about prepping for the holiday we often think about the home decor, the menu plans and seating charts… but how does your […]

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