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Propane: What’s that Smell?

Propane: What’s that smell?

Know how to protect your family, and your home!

When it comes to propane safety and your southwest Virginia home, your best tools are your nose, and your smarts.

Your nose is important because it will smell propane if there’s a leak. Did you realize that when it’s initially made, propane has no odor? An odorant is actually added during processing to make it detectable. The odor is often described as smelling like rotten eggs – if you’ve smelt it before, you know it’s hard to forget!

Your smarts come in with knowing what to do when you detect that rotten-egg smell. Don’t panic, but don’t wait to act, either. Here’s what to do:

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Midway Gas is dedicated to ensuring your propane safety. Have questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us.

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