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Old 11-03-2011, 11:49 PM   #1
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How do you heat your house?

I have been in the market for sometime now looking for a fireplace or some kind of house heater system, just wondering what kine do you have and the pros and cons of it, plus we would only use it some winter nights
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:51 PM   #2
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I just got a new furnace this past summer. I grew up with a furnace in SD. Parent (in SD) have a fireplace, used it like 3 time my whole life. Don't have one here in Colorado though.
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I just got a new furnace this past summer. I grew up with a furnace in SD. Parent (in SD) have a fireplace, used it like 3 time my whole life. Don't have one here in Colorado though.
Sorry for asking a dumb question but what is a furnace? is that a fire place? i am from Hawaii so im not exposed to all this
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Sorry for asking a dumb question but what is a furnace? is that a fire place? i am from Hawaii so im not exposed to all this
Its central heating.
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:55 PM   #6
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Wood burning stove in combination with a gas furnace.
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:55 PM   #8
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Hydronic slab heat and woodstove
Radiant heat? nice
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:57 PM   #9
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i'm too poor to run heat...and i live in the mountains...and it snows...i'm screwed lol
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:57 PM   #10
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Radiant heat? nice
Yes , in my basement , a portion of the main floor and the ensuite bathroom
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Hydronic slab heat and woodstove
Does this mean you have heat coming from your house pad?
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I have electric baseboard heat, contrary to popular belief, it is the cheapest way to heat compared to oil/propane in my 3 bed ranch . I also have a wood stove in the basement .
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Yes , in my basement , a portion of the main floor and the ensuite bathroom
so nice on the bare feet
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wood stove! its the only way to go! I wouldn't have it any other way!
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Well we were looking at either a woodburning stove or just a small propane ductless heater, dunno though
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:59 PM   #17
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In all seriousness now...

I have baseboard heaters in mine. It gets about -40 F here in the winter. The peeps who own my apt complex insulated these fuckers SO well. I don't even have to turn the heat on like ever, it's so warm in here. But my GF's apt in town sucks, and she has baseboards. It gets colder in her room than it is outside. Don't know what to do. Landlord won't do shit.
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Does this mean you have heat coming from your house pad?
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I have electric baseboard heat, contrary to popular belief, it is the cheapest way to heat compared to oil/propane in my 3 bed ranch . I also have a wood stove in the basement .
so you have a basement in your ranch style house?
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so nice on the bare feet
I like it a lot , would never build another house without it

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Thats some mad methane!

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