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New Buying ProgramHow do you want to buy?

Lakes Gas gives you options. You can save money over time with our budget program, pay in installments, or lock in a low rate.

Here's some more information on our buying programs:

Budget Program
With the budget program, you will get a discounted market price that will vary for each delivery. A price cap will ensure your price will not exceed a certain amount.

Full Pre-buy
Don't want to worry about a monthly bill? You can pre-pay for all the propane you'll need for the term of your contract. This comes with two options.

  • Installments

This program is great for those who don't want a monthly bill but also don't want to pay the entire cost of their propane up-front. With installment buying, you'll pay 50 percent of the cost up-front, 25 percent 30 days into the program and 25 percent 60 days into the program.

  • Locked Pricing

In this plan, you get a locked-in rate, which you pay in full 30 days after delivery of your first gallons.

Not sure which plan is right for you? Read more about our pricing programs or contact a Lakes Gas sales representative.

Lakes Gas Co. is that company.

Unlike other propane suppliers, Lakes gas lets you handle almost everything with the click of a mouse. You can pay your bill, request a delivery, update your billing address and more – without ever picking up a phone.

What about a supplier who gives you more buying options?

That's us, too!

We have a variety of ways to buy. You can prepay, or pay-as-you go with our budget program. Don't know which plan you need? Our experts will help you determine which one meets your needs.

And we can even service your farm or business with our commercial buying programs.

Choose the supplier who puts your needs first. Choose Lakes Gas.

Come meet the Lakes Gas team during an open house Friday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event, held at the Solon Springs, Wisconsin location at 11166 S. O' Brien Pkwy, will include a free drawing, new customer and cylinder refill specials, and more. Pop, hot dogs and chips will be available for a donation, which will benefit the Solon Springs Fire Department.

Click here to download the event invitation!

Lakes Gas Recently donated propane to a firefighter training event in Crosby, MN. Here are some pictures from the event.

Propane Energy SavingsBuilding a new home?

Our friends at the Propane Education and Research Council have some great tips on how to use propane to save energy in your new home right from the start. They call it the Propane Energy Pod, and it's a combination of five applications of propane appliances that save energy and reduce greenhouse emissions.

Here are some ways you can put the pod to work for you:

Space heating
Propane furnaces, space heaters, and boilers can reduce energy costs up to 68 percent, while maintaining comfort.

Water heating
Propane water heaters can drastically slash the costs of heating water. Tankless versions can save a homeowner up to $150 a year.

In addition to reduced energy consumption, propane ranges, cooktops and ovens also allow for more precise control of heat levels.

Clothes drying
Not only do propane dryers work more quickly than electric dryers, they're also 20 percent cheaper to run. Talk about a win-win!

Propane fireplaces have up to 6 times the heating capacity of electric fireplaces, and don't pull hot air from the rest of the house, like wood-burning units do. Plus, they cost as little as $50 a year to operate.

Learn more about the Propane Energy Pod and get helpful resources here.

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