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Need help .. "how to heath this House?"

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by Coyote_nb_ca, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Coyote_nb_ca

    Coyote_nb_ca New Member

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    Hi,
    at the moment we install a Drolet Eco‑45 in the Living room.
    It is nice to heath the living room, Kitchen and the area from the master bedroom.
    a isolated pipe runs from the ceiling over the stove in the loft with a 80cbf van to the Children room (on +5C and more it holds the temp in the room but not more main heat by central oil airforce)

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    now we plan to buy a 2. pellet stove to heat the rest from the house.

    but what will the best place to heath the rest area??

    any idea for us ??

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  2. movemaine

    movemaine Feeling the Heat

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    Maybe just a bigger stove? I don't see a natural place for a second stove, unless you can squeeze a small one in the hallway. But I think if you just went with a higher btu stove and placed it in the lower right corner of the living/dining area would heat the space better.

    Another option is to get a stove that has venting/ducting capabilities, and put it in the garage. Run the vents into the guest bed, hall, and children's room.
  3. Coyote_nb_ca

    Coyote_nb_ca New Member

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    the stove in the living room runns on 1or2 but if i go hogher there it's overheat then room :(
    maybe a 2. stove in the landry with pipes to the 3 rooms will help?

    I'm thinking about a 'boiler mods' like a "Crosslink Kit"
  4. movemaine

    movemaine Feeling the Heat

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    I wouldn't use a boiler mod, but that's just my opinion.

    I still think the garage would be the best place for a large stove with ducting to the other rooms.

    Also, the way a stove works - it's one point of heat. So while you're in the room, it will be hot. But at night, when people are in their bedrooms, turn the stove up.
  5. Coyote_nb_ca

    Coyote_nb_ca New Member

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    but large stove say large $$$ :(
    and a stove in the garage need i higher point or a wall to the car area :(
  6. Mr. Spock

    Mr. Spock Minister of Fire

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    Also worth a mention is installing a pellet furnace integrated with your existing forced hot air system. There are members here that have experience with them.
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  7. movemaine

    movemaine Feeling the Heat

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    or go hallway
  8. Coyote_nb_ca

    Coyote_nb_ca New Member

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    ups sorry i forget the guestroom with the bad is NOT hook on with the furnace air :( the preown built this rooms in the garage and heat it with e-baseboards :(

    that's why I'm thinking about the boiler kit and hot water baseboard heather for this
  9. jtakeman

    jtakeman Minister of Fire

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    Me too! More "even" heat through the whole house not just a room or 2. It may be more pricey, But truly the best way to heat the entire house IMHO.
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