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Beat the Summer Heat with Reliable Propane from R.T. Rogers Oil Co., Inc.!


Summer's just around the corner, and that means firing up the grill for delicious cookouts with friends and family. But did you know propane isn't just for grilling? It's a clean, efficient, and reliable way to power your outdoor fun all season long!

Here's how R.T. Rogers Oil Co., Inc. can help you make the most of your summer with propane:

  • Grill Like a Pro: Propane grills heat up quickly and evenly, delivering consistent results every time you cook. Plus, precise temperature control lets you sear steaks to perfection or slow-roast a juicy brisket.

  • Stay Cool on the Patio: Imagine enjoying a refreshing evening on your patio without the buzz of mosquitoes. Propane-powered mosquito repellents create a comfortable zone around your outdoor space, keeping those pesky insects at bay.

  • Warm Up When the Sun Goes Down: Summer nights can get surprisingly chilly. Propane patio heaters extend your enjoyment outdoors, allowing you to cozy up by the fire with a glass of wine and good company.

  • Reliable Pool Heating: Keep the pool at the perfect temperature all season long with a clean and efficient propane pool heater. Propane heats up quickly, so you can take a dip anytime without a long wait.

Why Choose R.T. Rogers Oil Co., Inc. for Your Propane Needs?

  • Local and Reliable: We're a family-owned and operated company with a long history of serving the Hinton community. You can count on us for prompt, dependable service.

  • Competitive Prices: We offer competitive propane prices and flexible delivery options to fit your needs.

  • Safety First: Our experienced technicians prioritize safety during installation and maintenance of your propane tanks and equipment.

Get Ready for Summer with R.T. Rogers Oil Co., Inc.!

Contact us today to schedule a propane delivery or discuss your outdoor propane needs. We're here to help you make the most of your summer!

P.S. Don't forget to check out our website for summer grilling recipes and tips on using propane safely and efficiently!



Choosing the Right Size Propane Tank for Your Residence: A Comprehensive Guide

The use of propane in homes is not only economical but also an environmentally friendly choice for many homeowners. Propane is known for its versatility, fueling everything from water heaters and stoves to generators and fireplaces. But before you rush to make a transition to this cleaner and efficient energy source, determining the right size of propane tank for your residence is of utmost importance. Here, we delve deep into the factors and guidelines to help you select the most appropriate propane tank size for your home.

Understanding Your Propane Needs

The first step in selecting the right propane tank size involves understanding your household’s propane needs. Different appliances consume propane at various rates, and the overall consumption can be influenced by the climate of your region, the size of your home, and your lifestyle.

Types of Propane Tanks

Before we delve into the specific sizes, let’s take a moment to understand the types of propane tanks available:

Above-Ground Tanks:

These are installed above the ground level and are easy to install and service.

Underground Tanks:

These are installed below ground level, maintaining the aesthetics of your landscape but might require a higher initial investment.

Propane Tank Sizes and their Uses

Small Tanks (20-100 lbs)
20-30 lbs Tanks: Ideal for grilling and small heating needs.
40-100 lbs Tanks: Suitable for heating smaller spaces and powering a few appliances.

Medium Tanks (100-500 gallons)
120-250 gallons Tanks: These tanks are apt for moderate consumption needs, like heating smaller homes, powering water heaters, stoves, and dryers.
500 gallons Tanks: Best for larger homes with multiple propane appliances, including central heating systems.

Large Tanks (500-1000 gallons and above)
1000 gallons and above Tanks: These are for homes with extensive propane needs, including heating large homes, powering multiple appliances, and even for heated pools and hot tubs.


Factors to Consider when Choosing a Propane Tank Size

1. Appliances and Usage
List down all the propane appliances in your home and their consumption rates. This will give you an estimate of your monthly or yearly propane consumption.

2. Climate

You will consume more propane during the West Virginia winter than you will in the summer.  Be sure to plan ahead for temperature changes!

3. Future Expansion
If you plan on adding more propane appliances in the future, consider getting a larger tank to accommodate the increased demand.  We can help you price a relevant tank if you give us a call.

4. Budget
Larger tanks require a higher initial investment but might offer cost benefits in the long run as you can stock up propane when the prices are low.  Also consider going on our yearly budget program every July!

Installation and Maintenance

Once you have determined the right size, ensure professional installation and regular maintenance to keep the system functioning efficiently and safely.  We offer maintenance services for any propane tanks, whether we installed them or you already purchased one elsewhere.

Choosing the right size propane tank is a crucial step in ensuring a smooth and efficient energy supply for your residence. By considering your household needs, the climate of your region, and your budget, you can select a propane tank size that matches your lifestyle and ensures uninterrupted service. Remember, it's always advisable to consult with a propane supplier or a professional to help guide you in making the most informed decision, and we are always happy to help you decide!

Welcome to the RT Rogers Newsletter!

This is where we try to engage with our customers and provide knowledge that you may be interested in.  Please let us know if you would like us to talk about a specific topic!

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