Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs about Propane

Propane is a gas comprising three carbon and eight hydrogen atoms (C3H8). It is a byproduct of natural gas processing and crude oil refining industries. Propane is easily liquefied and stored in pressure cylinders for various applications. It is produced as a byproduct of natural gas processing and can also be derived from crude oil refining.

Propane offers several benefits:


Environmental: Propane burns cleaner than gasoline or diesel fuel, resulting in fewer greenhouse gas emissions. It also contains fewer toxic pollutants and has low sulphur content.


Societal and Economic: All the Propane available in Canada is produced domestically, bringing economic benefits to Canadians. Propane is widely available in urban and rural areas.

Propane has a wide range of applications. It is commonly used in residential settings to power essentials such as furnaces, kitchens, pools, and power generators. In commercial sectors, propane fuels operations in construction, mining, and agriculture. Propane is also used as a clean-burning fuel for efficient propane-powered vehicles.

Some diverse applications of propane, include:


Transportation fuel: Propane can be used as an alternative fuel in vehicles, with refuelling infrastructure available at existing retail sites.


Chemical production: Propane serves as a feedstock for chemical production.


Heating fuel: Propane is commonly used as a lower-cost heating fuel in areas where natural gas is unavailable.

Propane is known for its efficiency and environmental benefits. Its clean burn produces fewer emissions, aligning with the global focus on sustainability. Propane plays a role in promoting a cleaner, greener future. Additionally, Propane is economically efficient due to its high energy-to-volume ratio. Its effective combustion ensures that users receive maximum energy output for their investment.

Yes, Propane is a cost-effective energy option. Its high energy density allows users to maximize their energy output while minimizing fuel consumption. Propane’s efficient combustion ensures that users receive the most energy for their money. Its affordability and environmental advantages make Propane an attractive choice for those seeking reliable, green, and cost-effective energy.

Propane is widely available in Ontario, and here at Sarjeant Propane we can assist you with the best products and services. You can connect with us to discuss your energy needs and determine the best solution for your residential or commercial requirements. Propane suppliers can provide information on pricing, delivery options, and installation services to ensure a seamless transition to Propane as your energy source.

Yes, Propane is a safe fuel when handled and used correctly. National and provincial safety standards regulate Propane, ensuring that equipment installers and refuelling sites meet rigorous safety requirements. Compared to gasoline, Propane has a higher ignition threshold and requires higher concentrations in the air to ignite. Safety precautions, such as proper handling, storage, and adherence to regulations, should always be followed when using Propane.

Propane is dispensed similarly to conventional gasoline, takes about the same time to refuel, and is sold in litres. Propane costs less per litre than gasoline and offers a comparable range. It has a higher-octane rating than gasoline, which can lead to improved engine life. There are approximately 900 retail fuel outlets across Canada that sell Propane.

Propane vehicles generally perform similarly to gasoline vehicles. Converted gasoline vehicles may experience a slight drop in maximum horsepower, but this is not the case with liquid propane injection. Propane is a high-octane fuel, and optimizing the engine for Propane can improve fuel economy. Propane-powered vehicles may also have less carbon build-up and potentially lower maintenance costs.

At Sarjeant Propane, we are dedicated to being your trusted and preferred propane supplier in Ontario. Here’s why customers choose us:

Reliable Service: We prioritize delivering Propane on time and ensuring a consistent supply to meet your energy needs.

Exceptional Customer Care and Local Dispatch: Our team is local and committed to providing personalized and attentive customer service. We are always here to answer your questions and address any concerns

Extensive Experience: With years of experience in the propane industry, we have the knowledge and expertise to serve you efficiently and effectively.

Quality Propane: We supply high-quality Propane that meets or exceeds industry standards, ensuring optimal performance and safety.

Sarjeant Propane offers a comprehensive range of propane services to cater to your residential or commercial needs, including:


Propane Delivery: We provide reliable and timely propane delivery to ensure you have a continuous supply.

Propane Tank Installation: Our experienced technicians can install propane tanks of various sizes tailored to your specific requirements.

Propane Equipment Sales and Installation: We also work with local partners in each service area who are experts in selling, installing, and servicing propane appliances and other equipment. This allows us to provide our customers with a full suite of propane-related products and installation services.

Propane System Maintenance and Repairs: We provide regular maintenance services to keep your propane system in optimal condition. In case of any issues, our technicians are available for prompt repairs.

Becoming a Sarjeant Propane customer is simple. You can contact our team by phone or visit our Contact Us page on the website to inquire about our services. Our friendly staff will guide you through setting up your propane account and ensure a smooth transition to using Propane as your preferred energy source.

Absolutely! We understand that every customer has unique energy requirements. Our knowledgeable team is here to assist you in assessing your needs and recommending the right propane solution. Whether you need Propane for residential heating, commercial applications, or propane-powered vehicles, we will work with you to find the most efficient and cost-effective solution.

Safety is our top priority at Sarjeant Propane. We adhere to stringent safety protocols and industry regulations to ensure Propane’s safe handling, delivery, and storage. Our technicians are highly trained in propane safety and follow best practices during installations, maintenance, and repairs. We are committed to providing you with a safe and reliable propane experience.

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