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Severe summer weather

Order Propane Gas to Safeguard Your CT Home from Severe Summer Weather

Andrea. Dorian. Imelda. Rebekah. No, they’re not the names of characters from a new Netflix show. They’re names on this year’s Atlantic hurricane list – and there’s a good chance that you will be hearing more from at least one of them this Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Outdoor kitchen

3 Design Considerations for Your Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen can bring a touch of luxury to your Connecticut yard space – especially if it’s outfitted with green and easy-to-clean propane appliances. But what should it include?

Summer swimming pool

Propane: The Summer Fun Fuel!

Summer 2019 is knocking on our front door – but out the back door, summer fun may have already begun, especially if you’ve invested in propane outdoor living equipment.

Summer checklist

Summer Home Comfort Checklist for Your Connecticut Home

Summer is almost here – time to relax, get out, and enjoy the good weather groove (we certainly earned it, after our extended wintry spring)! Just don’t forget to do the things that will set you up for an easier go of it in the months ahead.

Propane grill

Why Should I Upgrade to a Propane Barbecue Grill?

May is National Barbecue Month – June, the first month of summer. That means it’s time to get grilling – especially if it’s on your propane barbecue grill.

Filling up oil

Why It’s Important to Keep Your Heating Oil Tank at Least Half Full

Prevention is the best medicine – it’s true with people, and it’s true with heating oil tanks.

We’ll explain.

Family home safety

Six Safety Tips for Your Propane Water Heater

Did you know that water heaters are responsible for about 10 percent of the fires started by home heating devices?

Swimming pool

Everybody in the Pool (Just Make Sure It’s Warm)

Memorial Day is fast approaching, though you’d hardly know it from the weather we’ve had so far this year here in Connecticut.

Propane tank

Propane Tank Monitoring: The Future of Propane Delivery Is Here

We’re big fans of Automatic Propane Delivery here at Hocon Gas – it’s a great way to manage your propane usage throughout the year, and to avoid the cost, inconvenience, and potential dangers associated with propane gas run-outs…


Six Things to Look for in a Commercial Propane Contractor

You probably take your business’ propane-powered equipment for granted, until it fails and leaves your employees without the tools or comfort they need to stay productive.

Earth day

Propane – The Earth Day Fuel

Forty-nine years ago this month, Senator Gaylord Nelson championed the first Earth Day – a teach-in designed inspire us to tread a bit more lightly on the one planet we have.