She/you might want to look at diesel powered generators.
Diesel fuel can sit for long periods of time and still be ok.
Tanks of diesel for irrigation use sit outside for months at a
time without any being used. There are fuel filters on them.
Off road diesel is cheaper than on road also due
to no fuel tax.
Using Opera's mail client: http://www.opera.com/mail/
On one hand, HOAs are great. You never have to worry about your neighbor
storing a 1970s travel trailer or other unsightly junk in their yard.
OTOH, you might be restricted from running a generator to keep your pipes
from freezing. So the $64K question is, will the HOA even allow the
install of a buried propane tank and a generator?
Another consideration is that if power outages are a problem for your friend,
they are likely a problem for everyone in the HOA. With member support,
maybe the HOA could install a community propane tank and amend it's rules
to allow individual generators? If not, your friend is screwed.
I arrived at the same conclusion after watching a few condo buildings in
Hawaii. I came away with the impression that participation in HOA
governing bodies attracts a certain type of person - and it's not the
type of person I would want running my life, even a tiny sliver of it.
There's a lot of truth to that, but you'd better check carefully to make
sure there is no HOA.
In Md. or maybe Central Md. or maybe Baltimore County, every new
neighborhood where one person subdivides a parcel for housing must have
an HOA. It doesn't have to meet or collect dues but there has to be
I got a conversion kit from Century Fuel Products. They been in the propane industry since the beginning.
They told me a 20 pound tank is comparable to 4.5 Gallons of gasoline.
I also need a hose for my home. They I directed me to their hose page. It shows you what you need and they are very inexpensive.
Hope this helps. :)
On Friday, July 17, 2015 at 10:03:32 AM UTC-4, TomR wrote:
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