Lake Carroll

HELP on PROPANE Service


MarshallW (06/14/2008 08:51 PM)
My wife and I have installed an underground tank and are very happy. The only thing visible out near our shed is a small metal pipe that containes the fittings. I found some useful propane information at the following site http://www.localpropaneservice.com

raguinta (08/26/2005 08:52 PM)
There are more issues than just cost relative the propane. In fact after you get the tank in the ground the issue is continuous service and ensuring your tank always has fuel...You don't want frozen water pipes in the winter because you are out of propane and thus no heat. You want a company that will work to ensure you have fuel in your tank even if there is lots of snow in your driveway. I'd suggest Carroll Service and the Lake Carroll Buyer's group for the best financial deal. If you would like to discuss email me at raguinta@aol.com

raguinta (08/26/2005 08:52 PM)
There are more issues than just cost relative the propane. In fact after you get the tank in the ground the issue is continuous service and ensuring your tank always has fuel...You don't want frozen water pipes in the winter because you are out of propane and thus no heat. You want a company that will work to ensure you have fuel in your tank even if there is lots of snow in your driveway. I'd suggest Carroll Service and the Lake Carroll Buyer's group for the best financial deal. If you would like to discuss email me at raguinta@aol.com

cravis (07/22/2005 06:37 PM)
We are building now and I have gathered together pricing from Coreys, Pearl City Elevator, Carroll Services, Burkheart and Ferrell Gas Companies. To get up an running with a Tank, Trenching, Laying of Lines, Regulators and an estimate of 1000 gallons of propane yearly, I figured it all to be the following: My question is, of the companies listed, does anyone have a preference and why? Thanks: Coreys: $1323.00 for the first year based on $1.24 a gallon Pearl City: $1572.50 based on a price of $1.19 Carroll Services: $1453.75 based on a price of $1.19 Burkheart: $1475.50 based on a price of $1.20 Ferrell: $1490.00 based on a price of $1.25 I found Burkheart to be the most informative, he really educated me on the usage of Propane as opposed to Natural Gas. Corey's was friendly as well. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I need to make a decision very soon. Would love to find out about that Buying Group mentioned in this forum.

raguinta (05/20/2005 02:04 PM)
There is a Lake Carroll LP Buyers Group. The last two years we were with Farm Services in Lanark. The contract rate was 1.09 per gallon. I am from the Chicago suburbs and found that LP gas is different than Natural gas and the prices are also different. If you paid more than $1.09 per gallon this past season, you could have done better. After that, it's how your equipment consumes the gas. The LCA office can probably give you more info on the Buyers Group.

fun2dig (04/12/2005 08:35 PM)
In regards to the propane costs, I understand that if you turn off the hot water heater, which runs continuously on the propane, that will lower your bills immensely! good luck- Teresa

patty (03/02/2005 12:14 PM)
BC, We are experiencing our first winter months up at Lake Carroll as well and have been suprised of the propane costs. We use Ferrellgas and an on 12/8 paid $1.25 per gallon for 300 gallons and on Feb. 25 paid $1.55 per gallon for another 425 gallons. This is also a summer home and we keep the thermostat at 50 degrees when we are not there!

BC (02/16/2005 07:48 PM)
Hi - I just had my new Lake Carroll home completed and recently brought online, so to speak, and am currently being shocked by propane service costs. Since this is my first home in Lake Carroll, I am seeking some feedback on what propane is costing other Lake Carroll homeowners. I have encountered bills in excess of $350 every six weeks for the past 3 months from the propane service provider to maintain the 1700sf home at about 60F while it is not in use. Can anyone help me figure out if this is right? Because it seems wacky to me as I pay only about $90 a month for my primary home that contains five bedrooms and is constantly in use!

Galena State Bank
Custom Home Builders