Wow I would take any of those figures. I had mine filled yesterday at $2.88. I thought it was a deal over last year. I know we have the most expensive place in the state. I need to look into changing over the summer. I wish I had any of your figures.
I am having mine filled at 100 gal today. I called around yesterday and the prices were $2.85------ $2.89------$2.75. I have to get mine at $2.85 I rent a tank for now. I paid $2.95 in the summer. I would love to know why it is still high here in central Alabama when some of you are reporting below $2.00 gal?
The beauty, though, is we installed our coal/woodstove this season. We both work, and don't want to leave an unattended woodstove, so we use the propane as backup. Set on 50 degrees -- just high enough to keep the pipes from freezing. Below 50, not enough heat gets into the walls/basement and pipes tend to freeze up when it's 20 outside.
In a normal winter season we would have had 2 fillups of 300(ish) gallons each by now. They came in last week and put in 73 galons -- for two and a half months of use. We're only using about 30 gallons a month. Woot! At this rate, the stove, pipe, installation, *everything* will have paid for itself in a single season and it's all gravy (savings!) from there. CAVEAT: As long as the wood is free. So far, that's not an issue. With the storms from the huricane earlier this year, there's enough "blow-down" to keep us in free wood for the next 2 or 3 seasons at least.
I can't believe we didn't do this sooner.
Buh-bye Mr. Propane and your bank-account-busting bills!
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