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Propane

Who here uses propane for heat in there houses?

How often do you have to fill the tank and how much does it cost on avg.

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depends on the size of the tank, house and what runns on gas. But it runs about 200-400 for a "tank" and usually lasts about 6-7 months almost all winter...My in-law grandparents have wind, solar for elect. only the back-up furnace and stove are gas and they fill their 250 gallon tank once per year or so they say.
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it's used for the stove and to heat the house. Im looking at a house that is heated using propane and the guy said 1k each fill! and it has to be done 3-4 times a year!

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Hello.

Depends on the efficiency of the house. I have a 500 gallon tank, that gets topped off every 4-6 weeks. Last year the billing came out about 200/month.

We use propane for furnace, water heater, and stove/oven.

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and where do you have the temp set at in the house?

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Usually about 68 day, and 65 night.

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Thanks Gene.

BE safe on your trip to Iowa!

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