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Propane in Monroe

July, 2018 Fill-'er-up Fridays It doesn't get much better than summer in Washington State. And, nothing says summer like camping, barbecuing, and spending long evenings around a fire pit. Since propane is a key ingredient for each of these activities, this summer, we're starting something new. Every friday all summer long at our Monroe [...]

By |2018-07-23T11:19:35+00:00July 23rd, 2018|propane|Comments Off on Propane in Monroe

5 Reasons to Choose Propane

The topic of Energy comes up more and more frequently and in more and more situations these days. Within the last ten years, people are wanting more and more control over their own energy supply. They want to be more efficient, dependable, greener and cheaper. It is important to know that you have choices when [...]

By |2018-04-05T10:06:31+00:00April 5th, 2018|Green Heating, propane|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Choose Propane

Propane vs. Natural Gas

November 30, 2017 Propane and Natural Gas are similar, but have significant differences as well. While natural gas has historically been the default fuel for heating homes and powering appliances in the greater Seattle area, Propane has quickly been gaining in popularity. In some cases, natural gas isn't an option because the natural gas pipeline [...]

By |2017-11-30T12:42:13+00:00November 30th, 2017|Green Heating, propane|Comments Off on Propane vs. Natural Gas

Avoid heating oil and propane run-outs with Automatic Delivery

Automatic Delviery It's getting cold out. Do I have enough heating oil or propane in my tank? Good question. During a cold winter, no one wants to run out of fuel. If that happens, it means going into survival mode trying to keep the cold air out and the warm air in until you get [...]

By |2018-03-26T10:12:45+00:00September 20th, 2017|Green Heating, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips, Oil Heat, propane|Comments Off on Avoid heating oil and propane run-outs with Automatic Delivery

Propane vs. Gasoline Forklift Fleets

July 28, 2017 Bigger, better, and sooner is what customers in this increasingly demanding culture want. Major companies such as Amazon can easily serve that up. But for those of us in smaller businesses, it's an ongoing challenge to satisfy customers, keep good employees, and operate costs efficiently. If your business utilizes forklifts, upgrading your [...]

By |2017-07-28T09:17:19+00:00July 27th, 2017|Green Heating, propane|Comments Off on Propane vs. Gasoline Forklift Fleets

Heating Your Pool with Propane

May 24, 2017 Heating Your Pool without Breaking the Bank Around here, all it takes is the sun shining and a mere mention of 70 degrees. Suddenly everyone is in the mood for a backyard barbecue and a dip in the nearest watering hole. But if you have a pool, the sunny disposition is often [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:55+00:00May 24th, 2017|propane|Comments Off on Heating Your Pool with Propane

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Propane Supplier

May 1, 2017 3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Propane Supplier Competition in business is the best way to keep businesses honest. Options are a good thing for anyone who uses propane. Since honesty is the best policy (even in business), we want to help you choose the best propane supplier for you. Here are [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00May 1st, 2017|propane|Comments Off on 3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Propane Supplier

What is the price of propane?

March 8, 2017   One of the first questions potential propane customers ask when they contact us is; What is the price of propane? The answer to this question is not as simple as the question itself. Propane prices depends on two things that no one can hold down for very long at any given time. [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00March 7th, 2017|propane|Comments Off on What is the price of propane?

Meet Ed; Genesee Propane Division Manager

December 20, 2016 The young Ed Cavalieri probably sounded just like Hank Hill in the popular TV series King of the Hill, when he started his career in the “propane and propane accessories” department of a major propane dealer at age 18. Fast forward 35 years and Ed has pretty much worked in every facet [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00December 20th, 2016|Anecdotes and Mildly Interesting Stuff, propane|Comments Off on Meet Ed; Genesee Propane Division Manager

4 reasons to upgrade to a propane water heater

Is there a good time for your water heater to fail? I can't think of a single day where I don't use hot water at home. If your water heater is more than 10 years old, now is the time to replace it. Be proactive, because if it breaks, in addition to no hot water for days, [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:57+00:00September 2nd, 2016|propane|Comments Off on 4 reasons to upgrade to a propane water heater

Genesee Propane in North Bend

November 2015   Just 31 miles east of Seattle, sits the town of North Bend, Washington. Though small, North Bend is big in personality. Mt. Si looms over this town made famous by David Lynch's television series, Twin Peaks. In fact, you can still swing into Twede's Cafe in the heart of North Bend for a piece of [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:57+00:00November 13th, 2015|propane|Comments Off on Genesee Propane in North Bend

Genesee Fuel for 85 years.

October, 2014 Genesee Fuel for 85 years This month we celebrate 85 years of business. In 1929 Gordon Clark and his brother Russell purchased Genesee Coal & Stoker. 85 years later, we are still a family owned business in our third generation. 3616 South Genesee Street. Seattle, WA 98118   From the same corner of South Genesee [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:57+00:00October 31st, 2014|Anecdotes and Mildly Interesting Stuff, Green Heating, News, propane|Comments Off on Genesee Fuel for 85 years.

3 Generations of Customer Service

May 2014 It's rare. A family owned business well into it's third generation is definitely rare. But so are gems. And that is Genesee Fuel & Heating Company. A rare gem of a local, family-owned and operated business with a history of quality customer service since 1929. Family business experts say that only about 30% of U.S. family-owned [...]

By |2018-01-29T13:28:39+00:00May 20th, 2014|Anecdotes and Mildly Interesting Stuff, Green Heating, News, propane|Comments Off on 3 Generations of Customer Service

Propane 101

What Is Propane? Propane is a hydrocarbon (C3H8) and is sometimes referred to as liquefied petroleum gas, LP-gas, or LPG. Propane is produced from both natural gas processing and crude oil refining, in roughly equal amounts from each source. Nearly 97 percent of propane consumed in the United States is produced in North America. It [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:58+00:00November 19th, 2013|Green Heating, propane|Comments Off on Propane 101