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Generator Essentials: Preparing for Storm season

July 1, 2024

Protect Your North Carolina Home with a Propane Backup Generator With a “heat dome” blanketing the country for nearly a week before the end of June, and ocean temps already warmer than usual, it’s not a matter of “if” we’ll see a few hurricanes this season, but how powerful they could be. The North Carolina […]

Propane: The Versatile and Sustainable Fuel

June 24, 2024

Benefits of Propane that Might Surprise You You might not think that a stock market tip might also apply to how you power your home, but it’s true. When it comes to riding out a volatile market, the best advice is to diversify. The idea is that by spreading your investments across different areas, you […]

How Efficient Are Propane Appliances?

May 6, 2024

The Energy-Saving Benefits Might Surprise You! When the stock market is volatile, the best piece of advice is to diversify. By spreading your investments across different areas, you can better ride out the bumps. Did you know you can apply the same advice to save money on the energy you use to power your home? […]

Do You Know What Propane Smells Like?

March 4, 2024

How to Recognize a Gas Leak and More Propane Safety Tips Propane leaks are rare, but they can happen. Knowing what to do if you smell gas can help ensure the situation is resolved safely and quickly. Since propane is naturally odorless, propane and natural gas distributors use an additive called mercaptan to give it […]

Need Food Truck Propane Tank Services?

February 5, 2024

Pico Propane Has Your Back There’s a reason professional cooks prefer cooking with gas. Actually, there are a lot of reasons, but the main benefit of cooking with gas is the high heat combined with precision control that you just can’t get with any other cooking method. It’s true whether you’re a grill cook turning […]

Preparing Your Home for Gas Appliance Installation

January 8, 2024

Why You Should Leave Some Jobs for the Pros We get it: Home improvement projects can be fun and satisfying—and can save you some money, too. But gas appliance installation is not a DIY project. While propane is extremely safe when installed correctly, even a small leak can create an explosion hazard. When you need […]

Do Cold Temperatures Affect My Propane Tank?

December 4, 2023

What You Need to Know About Winter Weather and Propane If you’re used to heating your home with oil, you know that very occasionally, it can get cold enough here in northern North Carolina for your heating oil to gel, which leads to problems keeping your home warm. If you have an above-ground propane tank, […]

Electric Vs Propane Appliances

November 6, 2023

Add Value, Improve Efficiency, and Save Money with Propane There’s so much to consider when building or buying a new home. Some things are subjective and personal, such as architectural style, but others are more practical—and can affect your bottom line as well as your day-to-day comfort. Choosing appliances is one of those. Of course, […]

Monitoring Your Commercial Propane Supply

October 2, 2023

Let Pico Propane Help You Streamline Your Operations From manufacturing, construction and warehousing to agriculture, landscaping, hospitality and a broad range of other industries, commercial propane offers great benefits in terms of savings as well as convenience for heating, cooking and fueling. But when you have a business to run, you need to keep a […]

Is Propane a Liquid or a Gas?

September 5, 2023

Fun Fact: It’s Both! Learn More About this Versatile Fuel Lots of customers ask us why, when we deliver propane, their bill lists a price per gallon. Isn’t propane a gas? A lot of people might be surprised to know that when we fill your tank, the propane we deliver is in a liquid form! […]