Tag Archives: wood stove

Mix and Match Heat

The path toward figuring out how to heat the house is really a one-step-at-a-time project.  Getting the wood stove installed was definitely a big leap in that regard, but it didn’t get us all the way there.  The big issue … Continue reading

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Wood Stove Installed

One of our longest home improvement struggles to date has finally (essentially) drawn to a close.  After a year and change worth of conflicting inspections, assessments and estimates from half a dozen contractors and vendors, we have a functioning wood … Continue reading

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Updates, Various

Finding time for blogging with an infant in the house hasn’t proven so easy, but there’s actually been a fair amount going on around the house.  First, a gratuitous baby shot. After almost a year of assessment and reassessment, we’ve … Continue reading

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Wood Stove Denouement

At this point the process of trying to get a wood stove installed is basically our biggest renovation fiasco. Considering we had an existing chimney and fireplace, it seemed like it should have been so easy. Not even close. But … Continue reading

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Wood Stove Tribulations

I will admit to feeling a little beaten down in our quest to install a wood stove. As you might have seen in a prior post, we found out that our chimney is currently in flagrant violation of building code … Continue reading

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The Chimney Problem

Like I said a couple weeks ago, the wood stove is at the top of our list for renovation projects.  We’re hoping that getting some of our heat from wood will drive down our propane costs and keep at least the … Continue reading

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Renovation Updates

As you can tell if you scroll through our recent updates, we haven’t been doing too much in the way of home renovation over the last couple months since we’ve been focusing most of our energies on the garden and … Continue reading

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