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Found my cold weather backup unit........ Basement Installation?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Boyd, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Fortunately, there is the internet. I can't figure out how we lived without it.

    We have a similar one with plans to get it up and running in a "pond house." Some day.
     
  3. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    Quote:what's a pond house?
     
  4. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Reminds me of my grandmothers WB stove.I liked it bettter than the gas stove she had later.I did welcome the tub with the wood buring water heater though.And the toilet was sweet after the outhouse.

    I recall seeing iron wood burning stoves listed at harbor freight. If dh would let me I would replace our gas fireplace insert with the wood burning stove.
    http://www.harborfreight.com/cast-iron-boxwood-heater-stove-32058.html
     
  5. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    We have a big woodstove in the basement and it's completely encased in a (vented) hood attached to our ductwork with a blower. We can heat the entire house with that thing.
     
  6. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Make sure any hot ducting or venting is at least 12" from any wood (i.e. floor joists) to avoid risk of fire, Boyd. [​IMG]

    I love wood heat, we have an outdoor wood boiler that heats our house and our garage. I don't know how we managed the propane bill before it!
     

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