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Converting

Monday, October 31, 2011

Well I am finally doing it.. we are converting from oil to gas. I really didn't plan on doing it now but unfortunately, my furnace would not take us through the winter. I grew up having oil so my impression/thougts of it makes me ill. I never really noticed the smell in my home once we got a delivery but oh boy do I not like it.

I am curious to know how many people still have oil to heat up their homes and how many have gas. No more oil deliveries that's a plus.

We have gone through almost a week without any heat. I had to go out and purchase space heaters which I am not a fan of but I can't let my kids freeze. The weather at night can be very cold dropping down to 37 degrees which is pretty cold but I try and bundle up.

By the end of the week - our gas furnace should be in place. I can't wait ..... it seems like the cold weather is coming quickly and with a vengence.

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  • LUCYJOY
    Gas is not available where I live here in the boonies. We heat with wood and electric space heaters.
    1853 days ago
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    I'm totally electric and I love it.
    1861 days ago
  • THATGIRL7
    Here in Quebec (Canada), In known that most peopel here use electricity. For us, it's actually cheaper since we have a lot of lakes and water to make the electricity.
    1863 days ago
  • ELISADENK
    We have a gas heater and oven.

    Everything else is electric.

    We live in a rental.

    Took me a bit to learn to deal with gas.
    1864 days ago
  • NELLIEC
    I know that many people in the Northeast have oil heaters, whereas in Texas, gas is more common. Where I am now in WA state, the heating systems are electric a good part of the time.
    1864 days ago
  • SUECHRIS50
    we had gas furnaces before and they were nice!
    1864 days ago
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