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Learn More: LPG ‘How To’ & User Information

Learn more about LPG 'How To' and user information from this compilation of popular blogs.

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

How LPG Works - Gas Bottles - Regulators - Appliances - Vaporizers

How does LPG work? The LPG pathway to you includes drilling of wells, refining, transport, storage, vaporisation, regulators and the gas appliances themselves…

Ultimate Glossary for LPG & Gas Appliances

Have questions about LPG terminology? Find definitions for all terms relating to LPG & gas appliances, including links to in-depth articles in this comprehensive glossary.

How Much Gas is Left in the Gas Bottle?

Learn how to check how much gas is left in a gas bottle. Checking the level of remaining gas, in a gas bottle, is an easy process. Click here to get simple "how to" instructions…

How Long Do 45kg Gas Bottles Last?

Find out how long should a 45kg gas bottle last for your specific situation. Get a detailed explanation & a handy reference chart for various appliances...

How Do I Calculate the LPG - Propane Consumption per Hour?

Get simple instructions on how to determine your appliance’s gas consumption per hour, using simple arithmetic and a handy consumption conversion chart...

How LPG Cylinder Works - How a Propane Tank Works

LPG is under pressure, as a liquid, and turns back into gas when you release some pressure. The gas is in the top of the bottle & the liquid LPG at the bottom…

Help for New LPG Users - You Are Not Alone!

Using LPG is very easy, but quite challenging for a new LPG user.  Where do you get answers?  How does it all work?  Who do you call for help?  Learn more…

LPG Gas Bottle-Cylinder Placement, Clearance & Locations

Get the LPG Gas Cylinder Placement Guide. An illustrated guide explaining the proper and safe placement & clearances for LPG gas bottles and cylinders…

What is a Gas Compliance Certificate, Plate or Badge?

Different States call them different names but a gas compliance certificate, plate or badge is important documentation if have gas at your home or business…

Shrewd Homeowners Abandon Natural Gas & Save with LPG

Times have changed and natural gas is no longer the presumed low cost option. New higher natural gas tariffs make LPG the best choice in many situations…

How to Compare LPG Gas Suppliers

Learn how to compare LPG gas suppliers for your home.  What to look for when you pick your LPG supplier is discussed to help you make an informed decision…

LPG Gas Changeover Valves - The Which, What, Why & How To

What is an LPG gas changeover valve? Learn the difference between manual & automatic changeover valves, why and how to operate them. All of this and more...

How to Operate Home LPG Gas Bottles

Learn how to operate home LPG gas bottles. Get "how to" instructions for using your changeover valves, 8 tips for never running out of gas & more…

What Size & How Many Gas Bottles Do I Need?

Size does matter — when it comes to LPG gas bottles. Find out what size & how many gas bottles you need for your home so you can make an informed decision…

17 Handy “How To” Guides for LPG & Gas Appliances

Get 17 handy ‘How To’ guides for LPG gas & gas appliances.  Easy-to-follow instructions for all of the most common LPG and gas appliance tasks & projects…

8 Tips for Never Running Out of Home LPG

There is nothing more inconvenient than being out of home LPG gas. Cold showers are no fun! Get 8 handy tips to help avoid running out & keep you in gas…

Ordering LPG & 3 Common Mistakes To Avoid

No one likes to run out of LPG gas. There are 3 common mistakes to avoid when managing your LPG. Avoid these to help prevent running out of gas…

How is LPG Measured? - Weight - Volume - Energy - Pressure

LPG can be measured in a number of different ways.  These include weight, liquid volume, gaseous volume, energy content and vapour pressure. Learn more…

Does LPG (Propane) Go Bad - Shelf Life? Diesel & Petrol Shelf Life?

Unlike gasoline and diesel fuel, LPG does not degrade with time. Storing LPG for 10 to 30 years or more would not be an unreasonable expectation…