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Energy efficiency with propane

Increasing Your Energy Efficiency with Propane

Posted: August 8, 2019

If you already use propane gas, you probably know that it’s one of the most versatile fuels around. In fact, just about any appliance that runs on electricity can run on propane – and usually far more efficiently.

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Simplify Your Heating Bill Payments with a Q-Dog Budget Plan!

Posted: July 1, 2019

Most of us love surprises – sometimes: a plot twist at the end of a suspenseful movie, perhaps, or an unexpected gift on our birthday.

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Gas leak smell

How Can I Tell If There Is a Propane Gas Leak in My Maryland Home?

Posted: June 3, 2019

Propane is one of the safest home energy sources around – but like any fuel, you have to know how to use propane equipment properly, and understand what to do if you have a propane problem.

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Thinking

Why Is My Propane Tank Only 80 Percent Full?

Posted: May 21, 2019

If you’re a keen observer, you have probably noticed that your propane tank only gets filled to about 80 percent of its actual capacity. The question is, why do we stop short of 100 percent full when we deliver your propane gas?

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Earth day

Propane: The Earth Day Fuel

Posted: April 1, 2019

April 22 marks the 49th trip around the sun for Earth Day – a global event founded in 1970 by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in.

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8 Uses for Propane in and Around Your Maryland Home

Posted: March 4, 2019

It’s easy to dismiss propane as the “fuel in a can” under your barbecue grill or connected to your camping stove – but propane is so much more than that.

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Diesel fuel

What Is the Difference Between Clear and Dyed Diesel Fuel?

Posted: February 22, 2019

There was a time when diesel fuel was sold in the U.S. without dye added to it, but times have changed.

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Six Ways to Save on Your Heating Oil with Q-Dog This Winter

Posted: January 14, 2019

Winter 2019 has officially begun here in Maryland, and although it has been a pretty mild season so far, we all know the cold will come at some point – and when it does, up goes the heating bill.

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Need Assistance to Pay Your Fuel Bill This Winter? Apply Now for Aid from Maryland’s Office of Home Energy Programs

Posted: December 18, 2018

At Q-Dog, we strive to offer the most reliable supply of discounted heating oil in our Maryland service area – but sometimes even our great prices aren’t enough to overcome a financial challenge that can leave you unable to pay for the fuel that keeps your family warm and safe.

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Preventing a Heating Oil Runout

Posted: November 19, 2018

Running out of home heating oil in the dead of winter is not fun. It leads to discomfort, the potential risks of being in a dangerously cold house, and the possibility of frozen pipes which can do all kinds of damage to your Maryland home.

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