by Hope S. Dugger
this is your first time using propane, we are excited about introducing
you to one of the cleanest and versatile fuels on the planet. Propane
can give you faster, cleaner heat than electricity, and truly help your
house seem more like a home.
had or have propane service with another propane marketer, we think you
will be pleasantly surprised by the flexibility and dependability that
our customers have come to know and trust for all their propane needs.
begin propane service with Southwestern VA Gas Service Corp. call
or visit our office, and a sales representative will discuss
with you the best way for us to serve your gas needs and to set a
date for gas service to be established. At this time you may also
receive some company information and a credit application to be filled
out at your leisure. Our goal is to help you start reaping the benefits
of our service as quickly as possible, so unlike other gas companies,
we do not require a credit application to initiate service.
your credit application is approved you will be a payment on delivery
customer. This means someone will have to be at home to pay at the time
of delivery, or pay ahead before the monthly delivery is made. Once the
credit application is approved you will be delivered gas on our automatic
fill schedule and a copy of the gas ticket will be left at the time of
delivery. The yellow gas ticket is your bill.
number of our customers choose to remain as payment on delivery. We are
pleased to offer this flexibility, but please be aware that it sometimes
prevents us from providing you with the best service. A clever trick that
I have seen some of our payment on delivery customers do, is to stay paid
ahead one fill up, which allows us to give you the same security of service
that our credit customers enjoy.
you take part in one of our fixed price payment plans, you will be charged
the market price per gallon at the time of delivery. The majority of our
customers' gas usage can be described using one of the four categories
listed below and the price per gallon they pay for service is adjusted
There is no magic
secret to propane pricing, it is simple economics. The more propane we
are able to sell to a customer, the better price we are able to offer.
So if you think you may be in a light or moderate bracket and are considering
adding an appliance, give us a call, we may be able to lower your price
_When discussing price it is important to
stress that gas service is much more than just price per gallon. You
are placing you and your family's quality of life and safety in the
hands of your propane supplier. Obviously, your well-being deserves
a premium, so don't cheat yourself by pinching pennies when it comes
to propane service.