How Much Does Converting From Oil to Natural Gas Heating Cost?

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, it will cost an average of $2,046 to heat a home with oil and $679 to heat a home with gas.  Heating a home, unfortunately, is one of the most expensive ways to heat a home.

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How much does it cost to convert from oil to gas heating?

What's NeededPrice Estimates
Gas furnace equipment- $2,500 to $10,000+ for 73-83% efficiency
- $2,500 to $6,500 for 90-97% efficiency
Gas hookup$1,000 to $2,000 to have utility company to dig trench to your home to install line.
$500 to $1,000 to have the piping hooked up from the meter to the new gas furnance
Lining Chimney (not needed, however, if you purchase high efficiency system)$700 to $2,000
Removing oil tank$700~ if above ground
$3,000 if underground
TOTALstarts at $4,700+

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