Tag Archive: Heat

How To Make A Passive Fireplace Heat Exchanger

How To Make A Passive Fireplace Heat Exchanger Most states now ban the old-fashioned style of hearth fireplace in new construction and remodeling because it sends more heat up the chimney than into the room. One way to partially reverse that heat loss is with a fireplace heat exchanger. This utilitarian appliance works simply by …

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How To Build A Wood Stove Heat Exchanger

How To Build A Wood Stove Heat Exchanger The image you see above is a wood stove heat exchanger. This metal box inserted directly into your existing flue pipe.  As the hot flue gas travels upwards through this box it heats steel heat exchanging tubes that travel through the whole container. The nine holes in the …

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Canned Heat – How to Make an Emergency Heater

Canned Heat – How to Make an Emergency Heater You have probably heard about it yourself, Some city or other has a power outage in the dead of winter and as a result of it, a few people freeze to death. The victims are almost always older people who can’t get out, can’t create heat by …

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DIY Insulating Curtains That Cut Heat Losses Through Windows By 50%

DIY Insulating Curtains That Cut Heat Losses Through Windows By 50% I shared a similar article about making insulating curtains the other week which did really well, but after I read through the tutorial I am sharing with you today I think these would be a better project to make. The benefits offered by Kume …

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Which Firewood Gives The Most Heat – BTU Rating Chart

Which Firewood Gives The Most Heat – BTU Rating Chart For a successful fire you need good quality wood, burning incorrect types of wood can damage your stove or chimney. By reading this article you will know what to look out for when buying wood, we explain the benefits and pitfalls to look out for. If …

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5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free

5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free During the colder months heating bills sky rocket. With the severe weather which seems to have become the norm it is becoming harder to keep our home heated with the rising cost of energy. This fantastic article from homemadehomeideas.com will show us 5 amazingly simple ways that you can get …

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