Propane Safety

Protect your family and your home

propane safetyBoehlke Bottled Gas is a family-owned, locally-based business that has been serving Milwaukee and communities all over southeastern Wisconsin since 1938. Our customers are our neighbors, and we care about you.

We show that care in our dedication to safe propane delivery and services to homes, businesses and farms. And we want you to understand more about using propane safely so that you can enjoy all of the benefits of propane without worry.

First of all, you need to know what propane smells like. It smells like rotten eggs. That may make you wonder, does propane go bad? No, it doesn’t go bad. Nor does it actually have any smell. The rotten-egg smell is from an odorant added to let leaks be detected more easily.

What to do if you smell gas

Thanks to strong regulations and high propane-industry standards, the fuel has a strong safety record. But you still need to know how to protect yourself if you smell gas, whether it’s in your home or anywhere else around gas equipment.

The following steps are critical to protecting lives and property and must be taken as soon as you smell gas.

Want more propane safety tips? The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has created the informative videos below to tell you all about propane safety!

Count on Boehlke Bottled Gas and our safety-focused team of propane professionals. Become a customer today!