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Propane Safety

Propane gas safety tips

Links and propane council information to help keep you safe

Propane is one of the safest gases for home, equipment, and vehicular use — but it does require your respect. We have included this page on our site to help keep you and your loved ones safe.

Below is a list of general guidelines and propane safety tips for your home.

  • Propane leaks can smell like rotten eggs. Educate your family so they can recognize the smell.
  • If you smell a leak, leave the house and contact us or your local fire department immediately. When you leave the house, do not touch any electrical outlets or light switches.
  • Propane leak detectors are available at your local hardware stores.
  • Know the layout of your gas services lines, especially if you are doing any type of landscaping or renovations.
  • If you suspect your gas appliance has been damaged by water or flooding, have a Freeman Gas technician check and service your system.
  • All propane furnaces should be cleaned regularly. Refer to your owner’s manual or contact us for cleaning instructions.
  • Refer to your owner’s manual or contact us for instructions.
  • Have your propane range serviced if the flames are not blue. Yellow flames indicate blockage to the air inlets, or that an adjustment to the burner may be needed. Contact Freeman Gas for service.
  • Never use a propane gas range or grill to heat your home.

Here is some immediate information, however, for your reading pleasure:

Propane — A Safety Booklet

“The Freeman Gassette” Propane Gas Safety Issue

Safety Data Sheet for Propane

Freeman Gas provides prompt emergency service to our customers.

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