WANTED: Help with home heating decision

coop27October 5, 2010

Can someone help me? I will be building a 1250 sq. ft. home in the Roscommon area in spring 2011. Only options for heating are propane or electric. I know nothing about either, since I now use gas heat. Does anyone know what the monthly heating bill would be, approximately, in the winter months in MI, for electric vs. propane heat?

I appreciate any help/advice anyone can give me. Thanks...

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
lame_penguin

All things being equal, electric will cost more than LP.

The best way to get a good price on LP is to buy a tank- that way you can shop around. If you rent a tank you can only have it filled by the company that owns it, you're stuck with whatever price they feel like charging.

Expect to pay around $1/gal. tank capacity for a used tank. An LP tank can pay for itself in one year, which is a lot more than can be said for a lot of investments.

    Bookmark   January 2, 2012 at 10:03PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
wanted: scionwood wanted
I am looking for peach,chestnut,and apple treem scionwood....
seedeater
HAVE: Multiplier (Egyptian) Onion/for Strawberry plants
Want to do an exchange for Everbearing Ozark Beauty...
happytomato2008
HAVE: 2014 Perenial trade list and seeds.
Link to my list http://members.gardenweb.com/members/exch/flyingsqurrial Have...
flyingsqurrial
WANTED: Hostas
Any hostas you are willing to part with in exchange...
BAB1987
WANTED: Northern Ohio Tree Trading
I'm in Bedford, Ohio and interested in sharing, trading,...
actionclaw
Sponsored Products
HGTV HOME Struthers Black and White One Light Table Lamp
$178.00 | Bellacor
Filament Design Wall Mounted Infinite Wall-Mount 1-Light Outdoor Rust Patina
$87.15 | Home Depot
Arteriors Home - Calvin Barstool - 6486
Great Furniture Deal
Bevel Frame Mirror
$525.00 | Horchow
Solid Bronze Curly Casement Window Latch
Signature Hardware
Black End Table Lamp: Bauer 30 in. Black Table Lamp 32253BL
$90.00 | Home Depot
Windster 48W in. RA-77B Series Wall Mounted Range Hood - RA-77B48
Hayneedle
Alvin Basic Drawing Kit II - CP900
$92.63 | Hayneedle
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™