Propane Gas vs. Oil Heating – Pros & Cons

Posted: July 10, 2017

Pros and Cons

Most New England homeowners turn to either propane gas or heating oil furnaces and boilers to heat their homes. Both fuels will keep your house warm, and both will do the job better than electricity-based system in virtually every way.

However, if it’s time to replace an older heating system, it may pay to consider switching fuels – a decision that isn’t always an easy one to make. Each fuel type has pros and cons to consider – here is a quick guide to some of the bigger ones:

Propane Heating pros

Propane Heating cons

Oil Heating pros

Oil Heating cons

The bottom line
If you’re a heating oil customer with an aging heating system thinking about making the switch to propane, there are many reasons to do it – but it’s going to take careful consideration to make the right call.

If you’re ready to explore whether converting your home system to propane makes sense, give us a call – we’ve had years of experience making the switch for Maine homeowners and can walk you through your options so you can make the best call for you.

Thinking about switching the heating fuel in your Maine home? We can help you make the right choice! Contact us today to learn more.