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    New to the scene- need advice

    Hi everyone, just purchased a new home and need to make some heating/hot water installations. My previous home was in a community which was exclusively natural gas so am trying to weigh the pros and cons of my new heating options (electric, oil, wood) Current house system- Right now there are 2...
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    Oily residue and harsh smoke smell

    Good evening, Just joined, trying to figure out what happened to my stove... This morning, I ran my stove for about 30 minutes just to get the chill out of the house. Turned it off, left for work. Wife called about an hour later telling me there was a tons of smoke in the burn chamber. She...
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    PSG Caddy or Newmac?

    Hi guys, I'm new here and looking for some help/opinions on wood-oil combination furnaces. This summer, my wife and I will be building a house and we will be going with a wood/oil combination furnace, with wood being the primary source of heat. We are currently stuck between 2 contractors, one...
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    Indoor Wood Boiler Advice Needed!

    Let me start by saying this is my first post on hearth.com, but I am no stranger to this site. You all are full of knowledge and have answered a lot of my previous wood burning questions. However, I have not been able to find much information on my particular situation. I recently purchased a...
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    Oil and Pellet stove one thermostat

    Hey everyone! New to the forum first post. Hoping someone can help me with this question. I have a Quadra fire pellet stove and an oil boiler for heating my home. When oil is cheap I run the boiler and when it's expensive I use pellets. I've been using one thermostat which is centrally located...