The Hocon Blog

Falling leaves in autumn

Four Reasons Why NOW Is the Best Time to Get Your Propane Tanks Filled

Fall is in the air here in Connecticut – the kids are back at school, football season is underway, and temperatures are slowly making their way down the thermometer. It’s a great time to enjoy the crisp autumn air.

Family at home relaxing

Let Hocon Manage Your Propane Deliveries with FREE Automatic Delivery

In our experience, most people don’t particularly want to think about keeping one eye on their propane gauge all winter long – and no one wants to deal with the hassles and potential risks of running out of gas when the mercury plummets like it did last winter.

Rinnai tankless water heaters

Save $100 or More When You Install a Rinnai Tankless Water Heater from Hocon

If you’re in the know about home comfort appliances, you’re probably already aware that a propane tankless water heater is considerably more efficient that a traditional (or storage) water heater – especially one powered by electricity.

Living room fireplace

Propane Hearths: The Ultimate in Beauty and Convenience (Part Two of Two)

In part one of this blog, we talked about the things you will need to consider if you are installing a propane fireplace from scratch.

Feet by the fireplace

Propane Hearths: The Ultimate in Beauty and Convenience (Part One of Two)

So many people forego the simple pleasures of a home hearth because they just don’t want to deal with the time consuming hassles of wood fire setup and cleanup – or the expense of installing a full-on masonry fireplace.

Waving the American flag

Labor Day Is Coming – Beat the Crowds and Schedule Your Heating System Maintenance Today

Believe it or not, Summer 2018 has passed the half way point here in Connecticut – which means it’s time to get serious about servicing your heating system for the fall and winter ahead.

Propane hearth

Add a Cozy Enviro Propane Hearth to Your Connecticut Home – With Instant Savings of up to $500!

Imagine coming in from the cold this fall and winter to a roaring fire – all at the click of a button, with no wood-fire set-up and clean-up hassles.

Water heater and toolbox

Tankless Water Heater Performance: Proper Installation and Maintenance Are Key

If you’re a reader of this blog, you know how we feel about tankless water heaters and the many benefits they can provide for your Connecticut home. But that doesn’t mean tankless water heaters are immune to occasional problems.

Checking the grill propane tank

Three Ways to Tell How Much Gas Is Left in Your Propane Barbecue Cylinder

We’re at the height of outdoor living season here in Connecticut – time to get out and cooking on your propane barbecue grill! Just make sure you have enough propane to get you through your next summer cookout.

Carbon monoxide cloud

What to Know about CO

Any fuel-burning equipment that operates in your Connecticut home produces at least some amount of carbon monoxide (CO). In very small amounts, CO is relatively harmless – but as it builds, CO can become an increasingly dangerous threat to the health and safety of your family.