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When Pigs Fly! Or Propane Tanks?

We have all heard the saying “When Pigs Fly”  but what about propane tanks? A 500-gallon tank weighs about 1,100lbs empty, and about 2,800lbs when full. Which happens to be more than pigs, the world record for the heaviest pig so far is held by Big Bill, owned by Elias Buford Butler of Jackson, Tennessee. It was a Poland China breed of hog that tipped the scales at 2,552 lb (1,157 kg) in 1933. All that to say for something so big our lease tanks are flying off our proverbial shelves!

 

Pro Gas started out in 1992 only delivering propane to customer owned tanks. In 1996 we set two lease tanks and didn’t set another one until 2008. Since then we realized how many people wanted to be treated like family and get the lowest price around. This year we are on track to set more tanks than ever before! People are finding out about us, and want to join our family! This makes us so excited and we want to take care of you too! Call us at 417-589-8307 to get a lease tank set up.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Recipe to make Pumpkin Spice Latte on your own!

It is that time of year again, time for leaves to start turning golden-yellow and fiery-red. The time where we can indulge in roasting s’mores over bonfires, and cuddling under blankets while star gazing.  It is also the time of year where pumpkin flavored everything begins to emerge, everything from muffins to marshmallows, cereal to popcorn, and of course the classics such as pumpkin pie, and the ever popular ‘Pumpkin Spice Latte’. See the recipe above to make your own latte, be sure to simmer it over your propane range!

 

Despite being delicious, addictive and perhaps a little fattening, ‘Pumpkin Spice Latte’ has become a cinnamon-ny synonym for the fast approaching Fall season.  One thing to think about in fall is not nearly as pleasant as pumpkin-ny goodness is propane. Think back to last year was your propane provider prompt, courteous, lowest priced, and over all easy to work with? If not you might want to think about switching now. It can be tempting to put off dealing with your propane utility for as long as possible, but not all propane companies set tanks year round so if you have thought about getting a lease tank now is the best time to act so you aren’t rushed at the last minute.

 

Once it gets to December we get so busy taking care of customers and making sure we get everyone filled in a timely fashion our tank sets take a back seat which is why right now is the time to get it set up.  Below are a few reasons Autumn is a great time to get your tank set.

  1. Weather, sometimes we have to wait for the ground to dry up to set tanks, which is why Fall is a great time no Spring rains or Summer storms get in the way of the schedule!
  2. You can fill up before prices go up in Winter.
  3. You will be prepared for the Winter season and able to enjoy fall and Pumpkin to the fullest!

So before getting that Pumpkin Spice Latte at your favorite coffee shop, or getting a Pumpkin Pie Concrete from Andy’s be sure to call 417-589-8307 and make sure all your propane needs are covered and you are ready for Winter!

Conway Community Days

We are so excited for Conway Community Day! This is a fantastic event held in Downtown Conway. Here is a link to their website for more great info on the event. 

 

 

Here are some pictures of Pro Gas at Conway Community Days back 20 years ago!

The little red headed girl you see is now our bookkeeper, it is amazing to see how the community has changed and grown while you have been serving the community for 25 years.

 

What are some things you would like to see us do at community days? Drawings? Visiting?  Free Candy? Let us know! Be sure to call us at 417-589-8307 for all of your propane needs including but not limited to, Lease Tanks, Fill-Ups, PreBuy, New Constructions, Propane Rebates and so much more! We can’t wait to treat you like family! 

Money saving tips!

PreBuy is a program where you can buy your winter gallons in the summer when it is typically cheaper, so in the winter you don’t have to worry about purchasing propane, or the price per gallon as your gallons are already on your account waiting to be delivered!

 

Here is how it works!

  1. Find out how many gallons of PreBuy you need. Call us and we would be happy to go over you account last winter and let you know how much you have used in the past!
  2. We will send you a Prebuy contract with the number of gallons you want times the price of PreBuy minus any credits you may have on your account and this is the total you pay, if you need to spread it out over a few payments that is fine just let us know and we will work that out!
  3. Pay for your PreBuy. YAY you won’t have any unexpected heating bills in the winter it is all taken care of!

 

If you don’t use all of your gallons before winter is over here is what you can do! (our contract run September 1st – March 31st)

  1. Any money you have left on account on April 1st  is measured at cash value instead of gallons value.
  2. You can get a refund
  3. You can fill your tank up at the daily price in the summer (or whenever you want) when propane is (normally) lower in price.
  4. You can use it to purchase PreBuy for the next year at the new PreBuy price.

Even if you purchase too much PreBuy you still come out ahead it just turns into a cash credit on account!

If you don’t buy enough PreBuy to get through the Winter you will just have to pay the daily price when your use up your PreBuy gallons.

Last year we were able to save the customers who purchased PreBuy money as the daily price  got quite a bit higher than the PreBuy we had locked in, while we can’t predict what Propane will do, we can tell you that filling up now and purchasing PreBuy for the Winter will be a better deal than if you were heating your home with electric!

 

If you have any questions about how PreBuy works, need a Fill-Up while prices are low, or would like info on a lease tank call me today at 417-589-8307!

Pools & Propane?

Did you know that even in the Summer propane is there to make sure you have a good time?

Propane pool heaters are a fantastic way to keep your pool just the right temperature, which is between 78°-82°. Anything below 70° can actually cause hypothermia!

Just be aware that you will burn propane through the summer, and you will want to keep checking your gauge on a regular basis! Call us at 417-589-8307 for your fill up today!

Propane Tips for Summer!

We know, no one wants to think about heating their home in the middle of summer, there are just so many fun things that take up our time, like the beach, boating, fishing, camping, really the list is endless.  However, there are a few propane things it is good to prepare for even in the summer months.

Lease Tanks Summer is the best time to get a lease tank for a few reasons:

  1. Time, sometimes in the Winter, the drivers are so busy hauling propane it is hard to schedule a tank set, in the summer one of our drivers is our tank set machine and that is what he spends his time on!
  2. Weather it can be tricky in the Winter to find a day that works for setting a tank.
  3. Ahead of the game, if you get your lease tank in summer, you don’t have to worrying or stress at the last minute trying to find the company you want, you can take your time and make sure you find the company that treats you right, here at Pro Gas we like to treat our customers like family, we strive to always have the lowest price around, and we can’t wait to treat you to the best customer service around!

Summer Fill-Ups:

  1. Propane is almost always cheaper in the summer, call 417-589-8307 to schedule your fill-up today, and go into Winter with a full tank!

PreBuy Options:

  1. Pro Gas offers PreBuy which is where you basically purchase gallons for your tank before you need them. PreBuy price is almost always cheaper than the daily price in Winter. Give us a call and we would love to go over your account and help you save money with PreBuy!

 

If any of these sound like something you want to add to your summer to-do list give us a call at  417-589-8307 and we will do our best to answer any questions you might have!

Propane can save you money!

#FunFactFriday Did you know that propane is almost always cheaper than electric? As long as propane is less than $2.00 a gallon you are actually saving money just by having propane! Pro Gas would love to help you save even more money and here are some money-smart tips to keep your winter propane bill as low as possible!

  1. Fill-Up in the summer, Propane is almost always cheaper in the summer months this makes it a good idea to fill up while the price is low so you go into winter with a full tank.
  2. Purchase PreBuy, This is where you lock in and pay for a set number of gallons you will use in the Winter months. That way come Christmas time you aren’t worried about propane you already have it paid for and waiting for you to order it!

Call us at 417-589-8307 so we can save you money today!

PreBuy 2017

PreBuy is a great way to save you money, but if you are new to propane you might have a few questions on how it works!

 

PreBuy is a program where you can buy your winter gallons in the summer when it is typically cheaper, so in the winter you don’t have to worry about purchasing propane, or the price per gallon as your gallons are already on your account waiting to be delivered!

 

Here is how it works!

  1. Find out how many gallons of PreBuy you need. Call us and we would be happy to go over you account last winter and let you know how much you have used in the past!
  2. We will send you a Prebuy contract with the number of gallons you want times the price of PreBuy minus any credits you may have on your account and this is the total you pay, if you need to spread it out over a few payments that is fine just let us know and we will work that out!
  3. Pay for your PreBuy. YAY you won’t have any unexpected heating bills in the winter it is all taken care of!

 

If you don’t use all of your gallons before winter is over here is what you can do! (our contract run September 1st – March 31st)

  1. Any money you have left on account on April 1st  is measured at cash value instead of gallons value.
  2. You can get a refund
  3. You can fill your tank up at the daily price in the summer (or whenever you want) when propane is (normally) lower in price.
  4. You can use it to purchase PreBuy for the next year at the new PreBuy price.

Even if you purchase too much PreBuy you still come out ahead it just turns into a cash credit on account!

If you don’t buy enough PreBuy to get through the Winter you will just have to pay the daily price when your use up your PreBuy gallons.

Last year we were able to save the customers who purchased PreBuy money as the daily price  got quite a bit higher than the PreBuy we had locked in, while we can’t predict what Propane will do, we can tell you that filling up now and purchasing PreBuy for the Winter will be a better deal than if you were heating your home with electric!

 

If you have any questions about how PreBuy works, need a Fill-Up while prices are low, or would like info on a lease tank call me today at 417-589-8307!

Glad Richard is Back

 

Richard is always working so hard around here, putting in countless hours into the family business. We were so happy when he took some time off last week to relax a little to get some fishing in.

He made it back Monday and has been going full steam ahead since then. We sure are happy to have him back, we couldn’t survive without him!

 

Call 417-589-8307 to order propane or get a lease tank.

What the 9/10th of a cent really means.

Here at Pro Gas we never tack on that third decimal place, you know that one ALL the gas stations use, the 9/10th of a penny. As if the penny wasn’t a small enough increment they have to try and get just a little more.  Here is how it breaks down if you fill up your 500-gallon tank that 9/10th of a cent means it adds $2.70 onto your fill up which doesn’t sound like a lot but it adds up. The reason we don’t add 9/10th onto our price is pretty simple, it makes your price sound lower than it is. It is a tricky way to sound cheaper than you are.  Pro Gas doesn’t rely on gimmicks to sound cheaper cause we are cheaper! Pro Gas has the cheapest propane around and if you don’t believe it call us at 417-589-8307 to confirm and you might decide to place an order while you are talking to us!