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Old 10-17-2010, 02:38 AM   #1
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Back-up heating.

What kind of electric heater or heaters( or any other kind of heat source) can I use if my boiler pump breaks down and I have no way of fixing for a couple of days in minus 40 degree weather. I have a 3,000 sq. ft. house,any sugestions would be helpfull.

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Old 10-17-2010, 05:28 AM   #2
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Back-up heating.

About 10-1500 watt space heaters.

Depending on the boiler, and how its piped. You may be able to open up a valve or 2 and get gravity heat from it.

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Back-up heating.

5000 watt yellow/orange electric construction heater if you alter the plug on it to a clothes dryer type and have a socket for a clothes dryer. Can hot wire it if necessary with an electricians help.
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