Thanks everyone. Really appreciate all the help/advice.
I know! Really! I think i convinced her last night. The $1000+ savings changed her mind.
Pics of roof/chimney
I never really considered doing this myself. I have a feeling my wife will veto this. But what's involved?
My chimney is very easy to access....
Maple1 - great ideas! Will likely convert DHW to electric sometime. We have baseboard hot water radiators throughout house so no room to add...
Side venting not an option given furnace location.
Is there a reason to install a liner if tiles in chimney are giving out? What's the danger? Never...
Agreed. Thanks for advice.
Thanks for the advice Joful. I trust them. Neighbors who burn a LOT of wood recommended them. Used them twice and they are very professional....
Flue runs from basement up two floors of house, attic is only crawlspace, then a few feet above the roof. 30 feet maybe?
Just had chimney cleaned. Tech cleaned Jotul insert and its liner. He also inspected the oil fired boiler flue. He said the tiles are in really rough...
Thanks everyone. @boburban Picked it up already cut from neighbor.
The center has reddish patterns
And is it ok to burn?
woodgeek - I live in CT. You think HPWH can work in NE climate? Would need to put it in my basement.
Currently have oil burner for DHW.
Thanks everyone for the info.
Why would the manufacturers paint tools that will be exposed to such extreme heat?
This has happened with two different shovels and an ash hoe - All different brands. When i have big bed of really hot coals, I stick the tool in to...
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