Re: [DMCForum] Garage/shop heating
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Re: [DMCForum] Garage/shop heating



Ryan,

I thought you lived in Las Vegas!!  Does it get that
cold in your part of the country??  Just kidding!!
:-)  You may hate propane, but have you ever played
golf on New Year's Day in northern Kentucky.  Up
there, they attach a heater to a propane bottle that
you hook up to a barbarque grill.  You'd be surprised
how much heat it puts out.  A big plus, you can get
the bottle refilled almost anywhere, even Walmart will
take your bottle on trade-in.  Check it out and if you
can't find anything out in your part of the woods,
contact me offline and I'll let you know where to buy
all the basics.

Mike


--- Ryan Wright <ryanpwright@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> What do you use to heat your garage / shop?
>
> I've got a basic 2 car garage and am looking for a
> good heater. My
> current heater is a 75,000 btu kerosene forced air
> unit ("tube" type
> construction heater). I love the heat, but the noise
> is annoying and
> the combustion smell unbearable. From what I can
> tell, it looks like
> my options are:
>
> - Radiant kerosene heater -- the fat, round,
> portable things. From
> what I understand there is no combustion smell nor
> any noise, and
> they're cheap. Not a bad option, but I'm leaning
> toward a more
> permanent system.
>
> - Electric ceiling mounted heater. I don't mind
> putting in a dedicated
> 30A+ outlet. I am concerned about the btus (most put
> out 20,000 or
> less) and energy costs. Any thoughts?
>
> - Natural gas ceiling mounted. A decent option if I
> can find a good
> ventless system. I don't want to run a vent and I'd
> like to take the
> unit with me when I move; problematic if I've hacked
> the house up for
> a venting system.
>
> - Propane. Not an option, I hate getting propane
> tanks filled.
>
> Any advice would be most appreciated.
>
> --
> - Ryan
> http://www.memfrag.com - Store your bookmarks. On
> every computer.
>



     
           
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