Whats The Difference?

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  1. S.W. Window Cleaning

    S.W. Window Cleaning Active Member
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    Hi,
    Whats the difference in a gas heater at £250 compared with a diesel one at £3000? Does the diesel one go hotter or whats the advantage?

    Cheers,
    Steve
     
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  2. HotWash Window Cleaners

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    Diesel system can be set up to recirculate during cold weather as a protection to pump and equipment without the need for a flue to be fitted in the van. I imagine it is safer. Less on insurance, worth checking with your own insurance company as they do all vary, just a consideration.

    It's horses for courses. If you can't afford a diesel heater then the diy approach will still get the job done.

    I don't think that the caravan gas water heaters are designed to be run as much as would be required for a good days work. They might last a while I really couldn't comment as the insurance company put me off the gas installation.
     
  3. Tuffers

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  4. ivanbigtoe

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    What about running it from a car lpg tank and filling up at petrol station,lpg is a lot cheper from a garage.
     
  5. HotWash Window Cleaners

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    I think refills are around £25.
    Diesel heater uses far less than advertised. Mine says 1/2 litre per hour, but more like under a quarter of that amount. They are actually very economical on diesel, even better on the esso progress diesel.
    Could run it on red via seperate tank to save money if you wanted to be frugal.
     
  6. Tuffers

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    Hmm, it's going to cost around £5 a day to run and a journey every week for a re-fill. Someone tell me these figures are wrong.
     
  7. rcproperty

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    I use gas and it costs me £13 for 2 weeks work! and that's only a 6kg!!!!

    insurance wise my gas heater put it by £0.00

    gas one are so much more versatile to, i have 2 outlets on my heater, one for hose and one to a tap that i can wash hands, fill trad bucket up, without the need of running it through 100m of pipe first!
     
  8. HotWash Window Cleaners

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    Mine has two outlets also, and neither have to run through 100m hose.
     
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    £2750
     
  10. Tuffers

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    That's good to know RC. I may indulge :)
     
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