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Is Propane Considered A “Green” Fuel?

April 5, 2021

One of the more important qualities to consider when you’re thinking about which fuel to choose for your Midwestern home is the impact it has on the environment. When it comes to eco-performance, propane is at …

Is Propane A Good Choice For Heating?

March 22, 2021

When it comes to heating your newly-built home – or replacing a heating system in your current one –there are many energy options to choose from, including heating oil, natural gas, and electricity. But in many …

Buy Your Propane Local, Keep It Real

March 8, 2021

When it comes to buying propane, you basically have two choices: buy from a huge industrial supplier that treats you like a number, or buy from the friendly experts at Lakes Gas. That seems like an …

How To Prepare For A Power Outage In Your Home

February 17, 2021

Did you know that power outages are twice as common today as they were just a decade ago? Aging transmission grids and power plants, combined with a rise in the number and intensity of weather …

Winter Propane Safety Reminders

February 8, 2021

During winter, our propane heating equipment is running almost constantly – and we’re home indoors more than other times of year (especially this year). That combination increases the chances of encountering a safety issue in our …

Propane For Your Outdoor Dining Space Heaters

February 1, 2021

With coronavirus restrictions forcing bars and restaurants throughout the Midwest to seat customers outside in the dead of winter, many businesses are scrambling to secure the propane space heaters they need to keep customers comfortable …

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Welcome to the New Lakes Gas Website

December 6, 2020

Have a look around—and enjoy! We’ve created the new Lakes Gas website and blog to offer you the most user-friendly, pleasant experience possible when you’re looking for information about what we do and how we can …

Why Do Propane Tanks Expire?

October 6, 2020

Spring will be here before you know it. That means blooming flowers, more time outdoors, and of course, grilling. But there are a few things you should know about your grill’s propane tank before you fire …

Hissing Noise: What Should You Do?

Don’t panic. A hissing noise could be a sign of a leak, but it could also be caused by other harmless aspects of your propane tank. Here’s how to tell if the hissing sound is a …

How Can I Reduce The Risk Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

You can reduce your risk of CO poisoning by doing the following: Have your propane appliances and venting systems checked annually by a qualified service technician. Install CO detectors on every level of your home. Don’t use a …