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How Long Does Propane Last?

Posted: September 11, 2023

What to expect from your propane, propane tank and gas-fired equipment. Life has a lot of moving parts to keep track of. It can be mind-spinning, coordinating your family schedule for work, school, activities and errands. How often have you smacked your forehead, realizing that you’d let the grass grow too long, hadn’t done the […]

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What Color Is Diesel Fuel?

Posted: August 14, 2023

Your diesel’s color tells you a lot about what it’s used for. Diesel is an indispensable fuel for a range of Maryland businesses. Vehicle fleets count on it to stay on the road. Farms need it to power generators and equipment. Construction needs diesel fuel for excavation and lifting, and plenty of manufacturing and distribution […]

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What’s That Sludge in My Heating Oil Tank?

Posted: July 10, 2023

Q-Dog can help you keep your oil tank, equipment and fuel safe. We talk to many customers about the best way to keep their home heating equipment running efficiently and with fewer breakdowns. One of the significant pitfalls homeowners with oilheat systems face is sludge build-up. We recommend you take the opportunity this summer to […]

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How To Check Your Propane Tank Gauge

Posted: June 12, 2023

Q-Dog helps you ensure you never run out of propane. Take a moment and think about all the moments in your day that rely on propane. Depending on the time of year, you could be counting on a propane-fired boiler or furnace so that you can wake up in a comfortable bedroom. Your morning shower […]

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How Much Fuel Will a Semi Truck Hold?

Posted: May 8, 2023

Q-Dog’s diesel delivery trucks are always on the road! If you live and work near our home base in Prince Frederick or any of the surrounding Maryland counties we serve, there’s a good chance that you’ve seen our distinctive red-and-white Q-Dog delivery trucks on the road. Of all the commercial fuels we deliver, perhaps the […]

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What Are My Fuel Payment Options?

Posted: April 10, 2023

Q-Dog makes paying for your heating oil and propane as simple as receiving it! Whether you’re a heating oil or propane customer, the team at Q-Dog wants to make paying for your fuel easy and stress-free. But sometimes that’s easier said than done. We understand that budgeting for heating fuel can be unpredictable — occasionally […]

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Diesel vs. Gasoline: Why Is One More Expensive?

Posted: March 13, 2023

These two fuels serve different roles and face different economic drivers. For truck drivers, construction managers and other professionals who rely on diesel, it seems the fuel is always more expensive than gasoline. This is certainly the case these days. While both on-road diesel and gasoline prices rose in 2022, gasoline rates have dropped faster […]

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Discover the Many Benefits of Heating Oil

Posted: February 13, 2023

Today’s heating oil is more efficient, safe and clean-burning than ever! If you’re a homeowner who uses heating oil in Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s, southern Anne Arundel or southern Prince George’s County, you enjoy optimal heating and low emissions. The heating oil you’re using in your home is lightyears removed from the fuel your grandparents […]

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Propane 101: What’s It Made Of?

Posted: January 9, 2023

We explain where propane comes from and what’s in it Households and businesses in Prince Frederick, MD, and the many communities we serve have quite a few energy choices. And a steadily growing number are choosing efficient, clean-burning propane gas for heating, hot water generation, and major appliances. But what is propane made of, and […]

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What Is Diesel Fuel?

Posted: December 12, 2022

The differences between diesel, gasoline and heating oil Ever since our founding in 1945, Q-Dog has been the most trusted fuel company in Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s, southern Anne Arundel, and southern Prince George’s counties. We work with commercial customers to create customized diesel delivery plans, so they don’t need to line up at a […]

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