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Should you choose propane or electric appliances?

Posted: March 23, 2020

Propane gas is one of the most powerful fuels around – one reason why it is used to heat homes throughout North Carolina. But what sets propane apart from many other home energy options is that it combines that power with versatility. Much like electricity, propane can be used to run just about appliance – except […]

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What Kind Of Propane Tank Do I Need?

Posted: February 17, 2020

Choosing a propane tank is one of the first decisions you will have to make for your propane-powered home – but it’s also one of the most important. To make the options a little clearer for you, here is a short guide to three important things you’ll need to consider when it comes time to choose […]

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Tips for winter propane grilling

Six Tips for Winter Propane Grilling

Posted: January 20, 2020

Most people think of grilling as something to do in the summer – but why limit all that flame-broiled deliciousness to one season?

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How much propane will I use this winter?

Posted: December 16, 2019

Winter can be a time of uncertainty, especially when it comes to heating bills. In fact, one of the questions we get asked most here at Rand Wade is “how much propane can I expect to use this winter?” The truth is, that’s not an easy question to answer – mostly because there are so […]

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Read this blog before buying a propane-powered home!

Posted: November 18, 2019

If you’re thinking about buying a home that’s powered by propane, congratulations – we think you’re making a smart investment. But before you buy, it’s important to ask the seller some important questions that you wouldn’t have to consider when buying a home that uses heating oil, electricity or natural gas as an energy source. […]

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Now Delivering Propane to Fountain, Macclesfield, Old Sparta and Crisp, NC!

Posted: October 21, 2019

Reliable propane deliveries and propane equipment service in Fountain, Macclesfield, Old Sparta and Crisp, NC! At Rand Wade oil, we’ve been committed to providing superior customer service since we opened our doors in Eastern North Carolina 48 years ago. In fact, that commitment to caring is the number one reason you should become a Rand […]

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What is a gas log set?

Posted: September 23, 2019

If you love your wood-burning fireplace but don’t use it as often as you’d like to because it’s just too much work to set up and clean up, we’ve got a perfect solution for you: a propane gas log set. Offering real flames and realistic detailing that will harken back to the hearth you know […]

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Is a tankless water heater worth it?

Posted: August 19, 2019

Why should you pay to re-heat the water in your home? That’s the question that the first generation of tankless water heater designers asked themselves back in the 1930s – and it’s the same question that informs the designs of today’s super-efficient and sophisticated propane-fired models. Rather than storing hot water in a tank (where […]

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Propane – The “Better Summer” Fuel

Posted: July 15, 2019

Summer is here – time to move the party outside your North Carolina home! If you want to make your outdoor living space more fun than ever, consider adding appliances and features powered by clean, green, versatile propane. Imagine taking a soak in your propane-heated spa, then sitting under the stars sipping drinks around your […]

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Six propane summer safety reminders for your NC home

Posted: June 17, 2019

Propane is a versatile summer fun fuel, able to power propane appliances ranging from pool heaters and fire tables to lighting fixtures and grills. But as with any fuel in any season, care is needed when you’re using propane in the summer; since June is National Safety Month, now seems like the perfect time to […]

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