The Hocon Blog

Propane vs. Electric Heating

Choose Wisely Living in Connecticut, you need a heating system that can handle the task of keeping everyone in your household comfortably warm no matter how cold it gets. This winter has already brought some extreme winter weather to our area. Hopefully, you didn’t get left out in the cold. Propane can play a lot […]

Using Temporary Heating for Construction Sites

A wide variety of businesses in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts benefit from the versatility, safety, and cost effectiveness propane offers. That means a wide variety of businesses need a reliable bulk propane source. Construction businesses in particular depend on propane. Hocon provides low-cost, clean, and reliable commercial propane in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Commercial Propane […]

What Propane Appliances Can I Use in My Home?

Discover the versatility of this efficient home power Propane’s popularity is largely due to how versatile and efficient it is. There’s so much propane can do in and around your Connecticut, New York, or Massachusetts home. During the warmer months, propane appliances can take your outdoor space to the next level. Barbecue grills, pool heaters, […]

Your Propane Tank Size Options

Which Is Right for You? Because propane is so versatile and has so many different applications, people use it in a large variety of contexts. That means people also need their propane in vastly different quantities. For this reason, propane tanks come in different sizes—from the small and portable to the very large and intended […]

What Is Propane?

An Intro to a Versatile Fuel Where does propane come from? Hopefully the propane you use in and around your Connecticut or Western Massachusetts home comes from Hocon. We’re the region’s largest independent propane and heating oil company. Our family business has been providing our customers with top-quality service for decades. So you can trust […]

Uses for Commercial Propane

A Versatile Fuel for Your Business Whatever business you’re in, chances are you could benefit from using propane. A wide variety of businesses need a bulk propane source. They take advantage of propane’s versatility and affordability. If your business uses propane, Hocon provides commercial propane in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Here’s just a selection of […]

What Size Propane Tank Do I Need for My Grill?

Don’t pack away your outdoor grill just yet. Autumn is a great season for grilling. There are still mild days in the forecast for Connecticut. And there’s just nothing quite like a meal cooked out on the grill. If you’re new to grilling, you might not know what size propane tank you need for your […]

How Do Gas Logs Work?

Are They Right for Your Home? When looking for ways to add comfort and charm to your Connecticut home, Hocon offers a number of propane hearth products that provide the look and warmth of a real fire without the danger, mess, and expense associated with wood-burning units. Choose from propane gas fireplaces, gas log sets, […]

Choosing a Propane Tank

Picking the Right Size Propane is an extremely versatile fuel. There’s so much it can do in and around your Connecticut home. It can heat your pool and your home. It can cook your food and dry your clothes. Propane is also extremely efficient, so you get a lot for every dollar spent. During financially […]

Should You Repair Propane Appliances Yourself?

No! Leave It to the Pros! If one of your propane appliances is starting to let you and your family down, you’re probably weighing your options. Should you replace it? Should you call for repairs? Should you try to fix it yourself? If you’re tempted to go the DIY route when it comes to fixing […]

Improve Your Outdoor Space with Propane

Make the Best of Your Backyard The past few years have highlighted the importance of having an outdoor space. And perhaps the higher cost of travel has prompted you to stay local this summer. Well, there’s still plenty of ways to experience vacation mode at home. And there’s still plenty of time to enjoy spending […]

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