What Is the Difference Between Propane & Butane?

The main difference between propane and butane is the fact that propane is a three-carbon gas and butane is a four-carbon gas, but both are highly flammable, odorless gasses that are easily compressed into a liquid. Discover the difference with instructions from an experienced carpenter and construction specialist in this free video on home repair.

About the Author

At the age of 10, Mark Blocker started working with his father, uncle and grandfather in residential carpentry, repair addition and new home construction. He is experienced in all phases of construction including surveying, foundation layout, concrete forms and finishing, framing, drywall, tape and texture, plumbing, electrical, appliance installation and repair, heating and cooling systems, window and door insulation, and siding and roofing. He is also skilled in master finish carpentry and works with custom cabinets, custom trim, crown moldings, laminate and marble counter tops, along with rock and tile installation. Blocker has worked as an experienced safety site coordinator for major industrial building projects with a vast knowledge of building codes and as a certified home inspector with more than 30 years of experience.