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Learn More: LPG & Gas BBQ Safety

Learn more about LPG & gas BBQ safety from this compilation of popular blogs.

They include comparisons, How-To, and plain English explanations to FAQs…

The Smell of Safety – Odourised Gas

In their natural state, LPG & Natural Gas are odourless gases. The distinctive smell associated with these gases is added to them as a safety measure…

How & Why Would an LPG Cylinder Explode?

It is extremely difficult to get an LPG cylinder to explode, even trying intentionally. It is a very rare event. The real issue lies with poor reporting…

Gas Bottles in the Sun

Many people worry about leaving their BBQ gas bottles in the sun. LPG pressure, in the bottle, rises with temperature. Find out if you should be concerned…

Can LPG Gas Kill You? Is LPG Toxic?

LPG is a colourless, odourless, non-toxic gas. It is flammable, so it needs to be treated with respect. However, overall LPG has an excellent safety record…

Indoor Storage of LPG Gas Bottles

Indoor storage of LPG bottles is a bad idea. Information on how much gas can be stored indoors & what conditions apply, including the Australian Standard…

Do Not Use Outdoor Gas Heaters Indoors

Keep your family safe. Using an outdoor gas heater indoors is a really bad idea that is dangerous & could be fatal. CO emissions are the primary hazard.

Does Propane (LPG) Produce Carbon Monoxide (CO)?

Carbon monoxide – CO – is a toxic gas. Natural gas or propane (LPG) appliance can produce carbon monoxide when they burn with incomplete combustion...

Exploding Gas Bottle Facts & Video

It is really hard to get LPG bottles to explode. But listening to the news, you’d think that it happens all the time. See the explosion video & learn more…

Removalists and Moving or Storing Gas Bottles

You are moving and the removalist or storage company won't take your gas bottle. What do you do? Learn about a free BBQ gas bottle transfer service…

25 LPG Gas Heater Safety Tips

Get 25 essential gas heater safety tips. Gas heaters are a great way to heat your home. Enjoy your gas heater safely by following these simple tips…

BBQ Gas Fire Prevention

Don't put yourself and your family at risk. Learn how to inspect and test your BBQ. Get helpful safety tips to prevent BBQ fires & have a safe BBQ season…

Is it Safe to Use a LPG Gas Bottle - Propane Tank Exposed to Fire?

What do you do with a BBQ gas cylinder that has been exposed to fire? Learn about the hidden damage that may occur if your gas bottle is exposed to fire…

BBQ Safety Basics & Barbeque Grill Safety

Learn the BBQ safety basics. Get 7 gas BBQ grill safety basics explained, including practical advice, a short BBQ Safety Video and more…

BBQ Gas Leak Test

Regularly leak test your gas bottle, regulator & hose for safety. Full illustrated instructions on how to test for leaks, including areas of most concern…

Turn Your BBQ Off at the Gas Bottle First

Turning your BBQ off at the gas bottle first is both safer & could save you money. Many just turn off the burners when done. But this could cause problems…

Bushfires & BBQ Gas Bottles

Get a quick checklist of what to do with your BBQ bottle & home gas bottles if a bushfire approaches. Here are 6 safety tips for bushfires & gas bottles…

Using a Gas BBQ on a Unit Balcony

Thinking of using a gas BBQ on a unit balcony? Before you buy a new BBQ or use an existing one on your unit balcony, there are a few things to consider...