Spring has sprung. Huzzah! And while many of us have put hot chocolate by a cozy fire behind us, it’s always a good time to consider the heating in your home and make changes during off season so you’re all prepped and in-the-know for next winter.
When it comes to heating your home, two of the most common options are propane gas and oil heating systems. And depending on where you are in the world, you may or may not have a choice between fuels. But if you do, the main considerations include cost, maintenance, and environmental effects (the amount of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere by the fuel your home burns).
Let’s just go to the ol’ pro and con list for each:
Bottom line, as we see it, if you’re a heating oil customer with an aging heating system, you might consider making the switch to propane. If you want to explore if and how you go about converting your home system to propane, give your local heating company a ring.
Be sure to keep factors like upfront costs, maintenance of equipment and efficiency in mind when deciding what’s best for your home.
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