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How do you heat your house?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Tigahshark, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:49 PM
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    Tigahshark

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    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:D
     
  2. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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    pyroskier

    pyroskier A country boy can survive

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  3. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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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.
     
  4. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:53 PM
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    Sorry for asking a dumb question but what is a furnace? is that a fire place?:D i am from Hawaii so im not exposed to all this
     
  5. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:54 PM
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    Its central heating.
     
  6. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    Wood burning stove in combination with a gas furnace.
     
  7. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    Hydronic slab heat and woodstove
     
  8. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    Radiant heat? nice
     
  9. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:57 PM
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    i'm too poor to run heat...and i live in the mountains...and it snows...i'm screwed lol
     
  10. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:57 PM
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    Yes , in my basement , a portion of the main floor and the ensuite bathroom
     
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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 .
     
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    so nice on the bare feet
     
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    Thats some mad methane!
     
  15. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:58 PM
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    wood stove! its the only way to go! I wouldn't have it any other way!
     
  16. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:58 PM
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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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    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.
     
  18. Nov 3, 2011 at 10:59 PM
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    Yes
     
  19. Nov 3, 2011 at 11:00 PM
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    so you have a basement in your ranch style house?
     
  20. Nov 3, 2011 at 11:00 PM
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    I like it a lot , would never build another house without it


    :eek:
     
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