I just bought a kerosene heater for use in my home during power
outages and very cold nights. I bought this model
. This may sound strange but I also have a fireplace. My question is
this. Is it dangerous to place this heater unit inside the fireplace
common sense is
for common people
On 28 Jan 2004 13:48:18 -0800, email@example.com (Mark) wrote:
The fireplace should withstand the heat, but most of the heat will go
up the chimney.
On the other hand, the close proximity of the fireplace walls may
cause the heater itself to overheat, with "undesired" results.
On 28 Jan 2004 13:48:18 -0800, Mark wrote in alt.home.repair:
I'm thinking about this myself. What square footage are you heating? What
will you accept as a minimum temp? Do you plan to open windows or provide
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