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Propane Gas Vs. Oil Heating – Pros & Cons

Written on: September 28, 2020

heating oil vs. gas pennsylvaniaMany Pennsylvania homeowners turn to either propane gas or heating oil furnaces and boilers 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 – or to install one in a newly-built house – it pays to consider the pros and cons of each.

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 want 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 PA homeowners and can walk you through your options so you can make the best call for you. If you’re considering either of these fuel options for a newly-built home, we can help you make that decision, too.

Thinking about switching the heating fuel in your Wyoming County home, or choosing one for your new home? We can help you make the right choice! Contact us today to learn more.