Return to the Great Lakes Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up

WANTED: Help with home heating decision

Posted by coop27 N. MI (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 5, 10 at 4:13

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...

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: WANTED: Help with home heating decision

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.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Please Note: Only registered members from Illinois, New York, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin are able to post messages here (this may be indicated by the title of the forum. All exchanges not indicated otherwise are restricted to those living in the U.S.)

If you are a member from an area mentioned above, please log in.

Return to the Great Lakes Gardening Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here