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Old 11-21-2011, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Fifth moon from Nebula
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I have bounced every year between Petro and Slomins for the past 10 years of owning a home. They each offer you incentives to become a new customer, and each hold you to 12 months in your contract. So, routinely, every year I call both and see who does better. 9 out of 10 times I switch to the other.
Seems like a sound strategy. I just hate commitment.
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Old 11-21-2011, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Smithtown, NY
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Seems like a sound strategy. I just hate commitment.
How does your wife (girlfriend) feel about that?
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Old 11-21-2011, 07:33 PM
 
Location: Fifth moon from Nebula
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How does your wife (girlfriend) feel about that?
The girlfriend is happy about it.

The wife, well......
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Old 11-21-2011, 08:31 PM
 
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I believe I can claim the title of the biggest sucker ... $4.26 with Petro - existing contract (filled at the beginning of November) - this is with tax but still... - a ripoff.
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:31 PM
 
Location: Island of long
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Locked in @ $2.94 till end of December.

Im going to make up flyers to put in m neighbors mail boxes. I need 8 house to convert to gas and Keyspan will run line down my block. Worth a try.
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Old 11-22-2011, 08:28 AM
 
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Locked in @ $2.94 till end of December.

Im going to make up flyers to put in m neighbors mail boxes. I need 8 house to convert to gas and Keyspan will run line down my block. Worth a try.
I know I saw a post before but how much is the average cost of going from oil to gas?
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:24 AM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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well I paid $3,300 to do my conversion. I already had gas coming in though. I did get an estimate from a Lipa Contractor first and they wanted $8,000. I got the guy who used to service my oil burner to do it.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:37 AM
 
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well I paid $3,300 to do my conversion. I already had gas coming in though. I did get an estimate from a Lipa Contractor first and they wanted $8,000. I got the guy who used to service my oil burner to do it.
Was that price including the boiler?
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:41 PM
 
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Mine cost $7,000 (new burner and water heater). Not sure what he paid $3,300 for but if there is a gas line within 100 feet they will run it to your house for free. Anything over 100 ft can get very expensive unless you get 8 people to sign up. Obv from this post oil is rising and gas is dropping and since we produce the gas in the US and have such a huge surplus, it was a no brainer.
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Old 06-05-2012, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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Mine cost $7,000 (new burner and water heater). Not sure what he paid $3,300 for but if there is a gas line within 100 feet they will run it to your house for free. Anything over 100 ft can get very expensive unless you get 8 people to sign up. Obv from this post oil is rising and gas is dropping and since we produce the gas in the US and have such a huge surplus, it was a no brainer.
I have gas heat in my garage and oil heat in my house. I haven't noticed my gas bill decrease.

Oil is currently down about $20/barrel from 2 months ago.

I have been watching the price of home heating oil dropping with the season. February I paid $3.669/gal for 200 delivered; today is is $2.999/gal for 200 gal delivered. Friday, June 4th the same company was charging $3.069/gal for 200 delivered.

I always try and time my big fill over the summer when prices are lowest.
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