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Cylinder Gas for Domestic Heating Costs

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Hi

I am looking at a 2 bed 1870's mid-terrace house with a combi boiler run off cylinder gas (plus wood burning stove). The thought of the heating costs are putting me off though!

Typically, how big a difference is the running costs compared to mains gas?

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  • QrizB
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    Hedgepigs said:
    Hi

    I am looking at a 2 bed 1870's mid-terrace house with a combi boiler run off cylinder gas (plus wood burning stove). The thought of the heating costs are putting me off though!
    Typically, how big a difference is the running costs compared to mains gas?
    I'm really out of touch of the costs of bottled LPG but there are around 14kWh in a kg.
    If a kg of gas costs £1.50, that's 11p/kWh. Mains gas is closer to 4p/kWh for most people, so LPG is almost 3x the price.
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    Thank you, that's helpful :)
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