Converting to Propane: 5 reasons to switch your home from electric to propane

When it comes to your home, you want to make sure it’s a safe, comfortable place for your family and a warm, inviting space for your friends. Quality is one of your biggest concerns when it comes to making improvements to your home, but cost obviously factors into the equation, too.

One budget-friendly option that will improve your family’s comfort and quality of life is converting to propane from electricity. If you’ve ever wondered if there’s a better, more efficient, more cost-effective way to heat your home, you may want to check out these five advantages that propane has to offer.

What are the benefits of switching from electric to propane?

Performance

Powering your home with propane means choosing a high-efficiency heating fuel that offers more consistent and more comfortable warmth. According to the Propane Education & Research Council, a high-efficiency propane heater is rated between 90-98% efficient and heats air to temperatures near 120 degrees Fahrenheit, which is significantly warmer than electric heat pumps that heat below body temperature (98.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

Affordability

Because propane is a more efficient fuel, it costs less to operate. Propane appliances also generally have a longer lifespan than their electric counterparts, saving you both money and peace of mind in the long run. What’s more is that credits and incentives are often available for high-efficiency propane furnaces in both new construction and system replacements.

Versatility

Not only is propane a great source of heat for your home, it can also be used to power appliances such as stoves, ovens, clothes dryers, and water heaters. This means that propane can make bath time more enjoyable for your baby, it can help you make memories snuggled around the fireplace, and it can also make you feel like a professional chef in the kitchen.

Reliability

Switching to propane means you’ll no longer need to worry about branches falling on powerlines and knocking out your power during an ice storm. What’s more is that if you choose our Keep Full service, you’ll receive automatic deliveries, which means you can rest easy knowing we’ll monitor your tank and make sure you have the propane you need when you need it.

Safety

Propane is a non-toxic, non-poisonous fuel that poses zero threats to soil or groundwater. Propane tanks can be buried underground, hiding them from view without environmental risk. Because propane is a clean, environmentally-friendly fuel, you can rest easy knowing you’re taking good care of your family and the environment at the same time.

Don’t just take our word for it

If you’re interested in learning why one family chose to quit playing the hot-and-cold game and switched to propane.

Converting to Propane is Easy

Thinking about making the switch for yourself? Converting to propane is simple. Our team of expert technicians have the skills and training to ensure the switch is done correctly, safely, and with minimum disruption. Contact your local Ferrellgas office to speak to one of our friendly, reliable experts to learn more about powering your home.

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