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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-09-06 12:26 PM
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11. Well heck, it can't be worse than those huge trucks Americans love so much
I agree an Aga must be wasteful, but at least that waste heat spills into your home, so it isn't entirely wasted.
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  -Is there a safe way to use an oven for heating? lildreamer316  Dec-09-06 08:39 AM   #0 
  - suggestion - *use at your own risk*  philosophie_en_rose   Dec-09-06 08:42 AM   #1 
  - Thanks...  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 08:44 AM   #2 
     - Even electric ovens can catch fire  Whoa_Nelly   Dec-09-06 12:07 PM   #10 
        - Thanks for the links...  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 02:15 PM   #20 
  - ...  billyskank   Dec-09-06 10:45 AM   #3 
  - You too.  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 02:22 PM   #24 
  - Don't back up to close?  BrotherBuzz   Dec-09-06 11:09 AM   #4 
  - I dunno, but they tell us not to do it  billyskank   Dec-09-06 11:36 AM   #5 
  - My old Wedgewood has been heating my kitchen since 1937  BrotherBuzz   Dec-09-06 11:40 AM   #6 
     - It doesn't apply if you have an Aga, either  billyskank   Dec-09-06 11:42 AM   #7 
        - I have friends in New Hampshire that have one of those monsters....  BrotherBuzz   Dec-09-06 11:55 AM   #9 
           - Well heck, it can't be worse than those huge trucks Americans love so much  billyskank   Dec-09-06 12:26 PM   #11 
              - And what the heck would I do during the summer months?  BrotherBuzz   Dec-09-06 01:21 PM   #14 
              - Agas best for cold places, then.  billyskank   Dec-09-06 01:25 PM   #15 
                 - That's a fact, Jack.  BrotherBuzz   Dec-09-06 01:27 PM   #16 
              - They claim it's not as bad as you'd think  jmowreader   Dec-10-06 11:53 AM   #49 
  - Even electric oven used for heating can be dangerous  Whoa_Nelly   Dec-09-06 12:28 PM   #12 
  - Wouldn't it be cheaper to get one of those floor, space heater things?  Nickster   Dec-09-06 11:46 AM   #8 
  - I'm thinking about that.  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 02:18 PM   #21 
     - Don't be paranoid. Mine is cool to the touch and has temp settings on it so that  Nickster   Dec-09-06 02:34 PM   #26 
  - bake Christmas cookies  leftofthedial   Dec-09-06 12:30 PM   #13 
  - Not sure, just be careful  petersond   Dec-09-06 01:30 PM   #17 
  - I did  u4ic   Dec-09-06 01:36 PM   #18 
  - Just waiting ..  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 02:20 PM   #22 
     - I had to look for your reference...  u4ic   Dec-09-06 02:48 PM   #28 
  - ceramic light socket + mounting board + 200 watt light bulb + 1 gallon can =  chaska   Dec-09-06 01:43 PM   #19 
  - WOW.  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 02:21 PM   #23 
  - Cool!  Kali   Dec-09-06 03:10 PM   #33 
     - VERY! In the wrong hands could be dangerous.  chaska   Dec-09-06 03:16 PM   #34 
  - I heard of warming a large pot of water on the stove  AngryAmish   Dec-09-06 02:24 PM   #25 
  - That's not a bad idea. Put in a little cinnamon and it will smell good  Left Is Write   Dec-09-06 02:50 PM   #30 
  - That sounds nice!  AngryAmish   Dec-09-06 03:02 PM   #31 
  - Been doing this with my Simmer Pot  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 04:14 PM   #41 
  - I have done that, it also helps humidify the air. Also, get some bricks  never cry wolf   Dec-10-06 11:57 AM   #50 
  - you might be able to score a wood burning cook stove for free  idgiehkt   Dec-09-06 02:36 PM   #27 
  - I WISH.  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 04:13 PM   #40 
     - no do not do that without having somebody that knows  Kali   Dec-09-06 04:41 PM   #44 
  - Put a roast or something else long-baking in it.  Left Is Write   Dec-09-06 02:49 PM   #29 
  - Gonna do that.  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 04:11 PM   #38 
  - how old is it?  Kali   Dec-09-06 03:09 PM   #32 
  - It's a bit old, but  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 04:09 PM   #36 
  - A space heater is safer  catmandu57   Dec-09-06 03:35 PM   #35 
  - I think this is what we're gonna do to supplement.  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 04:11 PM   #37 
     - don't forget freecycle.  idgiehkt   Dec-09-06 04:12 PM   #39 
        - Aha!  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 04:15 PM   #42 
  - Don't know how large your community is but you might try  tinfoilinfor2005   Dec-09-06 04:38 PM   #43 
  - Thank you.  lildreamer316   Dec-09-06 04:41 PM   #45 
  - In Wisconsin, they are not allowed to just shut your heat off on you  Nikia   Dec-09-06 04:46 PM   #46 
  - Please call your local fire department  tinfoilinfor2005   Dec-09-06 04:53 PM   #47 
  - Sorry...didn't think my first post went through (computer  tinfoilinfor2005   Dec-09-06 04:56 PM   #48 
  - Do you have a credit card? Can you charge it? You said you have $$ coming in next week -  riderinthestorm   Dec-10-06 12:01 PM   #51 
  - In the long run it may cost you more to use your oven to heat.  Maddy McCall   Dec-10-06 12:14 PM   #52 
  - people used to do that all the time...  grasswire   Dec-10-06 12:16 PM   #53 
  - make a roast.  QuestionAll   Dec-10-06 03:25 PM   #54 
  - Statistics are with you.  liberal hypnotist   Dec-10-06 04:11 PM   #55 
 

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