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Old 01-24-2010, 12:35 PM   #1
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My furnace is mounted under the house that I rent, It is starting to leave black resadue on my walls does anybody know whats wrong?

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Old 01-24-2010, 12:44 PM   #2
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Furnace is leaving black resadue on EVERTHING in my house, but you can't physically see in coming from my vents. Whats wrong??

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Old 01-24-2010, 01:04 PM   #3
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Yea, it's not burning clean. could be a whole bunch of things from simple and inexpensive to complicated and very costly. Call your heating technician. Black soot is bad and could be very harmfull to your health as well.
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You should have that checked by pro, It may be soot a byproduct of improper combustion
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Old 01-24-2010, 01:18 PM   #5
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Buy a CO detector and call your gas utility (if it is gas) and see if they can come over for free and test for CO in your house. Some utilities will do that for free. Get the landlord to have it properly checked by a Pro and phone the rentalsman/housing authority if he refuses. Oil can produce CO also.

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Old 01-24-2010, 02:20 PM   #6
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Do you burn candels? The nice smelling ones have a lot of oile in them and produce soot. It only takes one sooty candle to sent soot all over the home.

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