hook up propane tank to furnace

Vivian Blackwell, 33 years old

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Discussion in ' Shop Talk ' started by Bluecreekrog , Nov 6, Log in or Sign up. Welcome to the Homesteading Today Forum and Community! Small Propane Tank on Furnace? Nov 6, 1. I have a mobile home that had a new propane furnace installed before I bought it. Thing is I haven't had the cash to have a tank installed.

Author Message cbright Member Posted: Probably end up using in my workshop, not the cabin. Just not sure exactly how to hook it up and can't find info online. Hook up propane tank to furnace is made by B. Wait Co. I have a great chimney from a pellet stove I can use

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. I have not tried anything. I don't want to put natural gas in, just want the propane gas. If someone can answer that, I want to know if is dangerous to connect my 40 lb propane gas tank just for my central heating. Can I convert an existing natural gas furnace to use propane? Perhaps, but only with a manufactorer-approved adapter. Propane has more energy than natural gas does, so you must not just swap out the connection without checking. Can I use a high-pressure 40lb BBQ tank with central heating? Most large-scale propane appliances will expect low-pressure propane, not the high-pressure that comes out of a BBQ-style tank. You may be able to get a regulator to step down the pressure.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. I am reasonably sure that I could use two 40lb tanks and do the legwork myself without much inconvenience but I have no idea if such a setup is advisable or even possible. I recommend that you use a pair of tanks, so that there is always a spare on hand. One is disconnected and capped. Bugs love to nest in the opening Note that for emergency heating you can go through a tank of propane in a hurry.

Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. Yahoo Answers. My furnace guy hooked up a natural gas furnace to propane, now it keeps shutting off? We didn't know how hook up our new furnace to propane, so we hired a professional who owns his own company to hook it up for us. He asked us prior to hooking it up if we ordered a propane furnace, and we told him yes. It came with a box of stuff I assume the orifices were in there , but at the time he came we