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    Quote Originally Posted by LifeInShadesOfGrey View Post
    We have an ancient (over 20yrs) wall aircon/heater the old square brown ones. It doesn't work great but we have a small old wooden floored cottage which gets very cold. It can generally keep the hall way, our room (where DD sleeps) and part of the loungeroom at 23/24 degrees.

    But's its on the way out. We rent so it's not up to us to change it.

    I wish it was changed though it's definately on the way out.
    Could you store the old one somewhere? I am replacing ours when I get the $$ as I concern it is making my asthma and ds's lung issues worse but the old one with be stored and put back in when or if we ever move

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    We have a gas heater... Our bills aren't drastically high but we never run it all day long

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    We have a gas heater I can't remember how much my gas bill goes up too...I think it's around $400-$500?

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    We just have a small electric convection heater in our room and DD. We are lucky we don't have a 'cold house'. have just hit -1.2 here though you wouldn't know it being inside.

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    Gas Convector--- mmmm..cosy...

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    We have a wood fire... Fantastic at warming our whole home.
    We just shut off the kitchen, study, bathroom, toilet and laundry and out rooms and lounge get really warm

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    We have a gas fireplace. Not sure how much it will effect our gas bills as yet though. But without it brrrrrr. We have tiles everywhere except the bedrooms so it gets cold. It has been getting a huge workout lately with 3 of us really sick but better than being too cold and getting worse I guess.

    We used to have 2 oil heaters in our old place. But last winter one died and started sparking and a few weeks ago the other one leaked oil on the floor even though we weren't using it. So, I don't trust them now. Will be looking at something else instead of only having the fireplace when I feel up to it.

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    Wow I'd pass out if we got a bill for over $1000 !! The previous owner who built the unit and installed the hydronic heating units said it cost around $10k just to install but it runs on gas and water. Their boys were also severe asthmatics and this is apparently the best heating for asthma sufferers. We've always got our heating in between 22-24 degrees! I'm really intrigued to see how much our bill will be!

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    Well my gas bill is usually $50 a quarter. We inly have gas stove.
    In winter last year it got to $150 but we had it on 24/7 as my dd was a newborn and had to keep her warm

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    we have reverse cycle air con and heaters in every room.
    but my last bill was over $2k so i do not recommend it lol


 

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