Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: East Providence, R.I.
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 10
Warwick, R.I. I've been using a 1500 watt heater and it's worked well so far (it's been down to 25F) but it's going down to 14F tonight and I already found a few more drafts...
I'm getting a 6000 BTU propane heater which can be a wall or floor mount, indoor rated, vent free w/ auto CO shutoff this week. I will also bring in a 1/2" fresh air vent line from outside w/ a diffuser at the end so it wont get drafty (like you do w/ a wood stove), to help feed it and keep the CO negligible.
I had one of those heaters before, but a 30K BTU in my basement and did the same thing w/ an outside air line suppling it and never had a CO problem even w/ an air tight house.
Ken, East Prov., R.I. Bootlegger, PY26 Paceship
If you like my posts, or they were helpful, please click the "scales" icon on top right to add Rep points.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Last edited by MacGyverRI; 12-01-2007 at 08:10 PM.