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Kerosene Heaters - A Cost-Effective Alternative to Electric Heating

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Kerosene heaters are viewed by most as an archaic, outdated method of heating. But in reality, kerosene is a very cost effective, easy to use source of heat. While most of us picture the ancient glass lamp when we think of kerosene heaters, there are many modern, high efficiency kerosene based heating systems on the market today.
 
With impressive BTU production, these units are powerful enough to warm a very large living area at a reasonable cost. While many people enjoy the ease of electrical space heaters, the biggest flaw with these units is the very high cost of operation. With electrical bills skyrocketing in recent years, it’s a viable option to explore kerosene as an alternative.
 
Kerosene can be stored for many years, and, contrary to what some might think, it’s no more dangerous to store than any of the chemicals that are already kept in your household. Kerosene heaters, in fact, can be considered much safer than gas heating systems. With a gas heating system, even a small gas leak can be catastrophic. Something as simple as a pilot light going out can lead to an entire home filling with gas. In addition to the risk of combustion and fire, these fumes are very hazardous for family members who may be unknowingly breathing them in.
 
Another wonderful advantage of kerosene heating is the portability. Do you have a garage or workshop that’s constantly ice cold in the winter? Having additional duct work run to this area can cost an arm and a leg, and to make matters worse, you’re then stealing away valuable heating BTU’s from the main living areas of your home. For households with an freestanding structure that’s not directly attached to the home, this isn’t even an option.
 
With a kerosene heater, it’s as simple as filling it and turning it on. You can use it as needed. Once a day, once a week, or once a month, with kerosene, you pay only for what you use. Kerosene heaters are great for camping trips or outdoor activities as well. There are no wires, no power outlets, no gas lines, and no pilot lights to deal with. Simply set it down and turn it on, and you’re enjoying comfortable, efficient heating immediately. An old fashioned kerosene heater can be a great conversation piece as well.
 
Nothing is more relaxing than enjoying a good book during the winter months in a comfortable chair beside an old fashioned kerosene flame. With constantly escalating electricity and gas bills, it’s no surprise that people across the world are searching for alternative forms of energy. With the flexibility to heat only a portion of your home, it may be worth investing in a kerosene heater. Why turn on an entire central air unit and heat up the entire home when you’re only using one room? Try out a kerosene heater and enjoy the savings that many people have known about for years!
 
 



Source: http://preparedforsurvival.blogspot.com/2013/10/kerosene-heaters-cost-effective.html

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    • ozman

      Im not so sure about that nowadays.I used to use kerosene 20 years ago,it was cheap and portable and easy to use.Now days I feel it is to expensive to use on a consistent basis.At upwards of 4 dollars a gallon and using a gallon every 12 hours to use a steady heat source the cost does add up.Now to use on an emergency basis or as an extra boost on those really cold winter nights maybe it is ok.I just dont think it is cost effective to use on a constant basis every day and night.

      Please somebody correct me if Im wrong here………….

    • wbb

      Your link to portablekeroseneheaters.org is a dead link. Try again.

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