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Propane for Retail Businesses

Posted: February 12, 2024

How groceries, big box stores and other retailers use propane gas. You may know Q-Dog Quality Discount Oil & Gas as the dependable home fuel provider that keeps Southern Maryland families safe and warm in the winter and gas appliances powered all year round. But we also provide propane to countless businesses in our service […]

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Does Propane Go Bad in Cold Weather?

Posted: January 15, 2024

Don’t lose pressure in your home propane tank. The nights have become outright glacial in Calvert County and across Maryland, and the afternoons are pretty frosty, too. Winter in the Mid-Atlantic brings its share of household maintenance issues. Heating oil can gel in outside tanks. Exterior pipes can freeze and even burst. But what about […]

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Is Diesel Fuel Better Than Gasoline?

Posted: December 11, 2023

Pros and cons of two popular transportation fuels. There have been a lot of changes in the automotive industry in recent decades. When you look at all the electric vehicles and “self-driving” cars coming to market, it can sometimes feel like we’re getting closer to the transportation sector envisioned in The Jetsons and Back to […]

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Your Maryland Heating Fuel Connection

Posted: November 13, 2023

Q-Dog Offers The Best Value For Propane And Heating Oil For nearly 80 years, the Q-Dog Quality Discount Oil & Gas team has provided heating fuel services to Maryland households. We’re proud of the loyalty we established with families in Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s, Southern Anne Arundel and Southern Prince George’s counties, and we’ve found […]

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Is Your Heating Oil Supply Ready for The Winter?

Posted: October 9, 2023

Arrange a fall heating oil delivery today. Doesn’t it feel like things get busier the later in the year we get? The fall months mean raking leaves, buying Halloween costumes and getting holiday plans in order. It can be easy to forget some pretty important tasks, including ensuring you have a full heating oil tank […]

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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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