Hi Folks, Sorry for another thread on a blower vs no blower...but had a question to see if anyone has experimented with using an ordinary fan placed on either side of an insert to circulate air? Basically, this years budget doesn't allow me to spend the $200 or so for the blower...as I wasn't aware the plain door was $157 , and I couldn't pass up a small $5 fan that I can either place above the hearth or on the side of the stove to blow air over the front of the insert. Basically, its a 2 story colonial house..insert is on the first floor...first floor is 900 sq feet, and the room with the insert is open from side to side...appx 36 X 12...no cathedral ceilings...ceiling height is probably 7" or so...no ceiling fans. I was thinking that I could place the small fan on top of the mantle (clearances are fine...and I can turn the fan on/off via a wall switch...which I like) Was going to post a pic, but I have to size the pics down as they are too large as an attachment. I know that the blower would be more efficient than an ordinary fan, so I'm just looking for thoughts if others have tried this method. Stove is a Lopi Answer (insert) Thanks.