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Old 01-30-2020, 12:55 PM   #1
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It's mid 30's here, in the 20's in my garage...I'm freezing
How do you keep your garage warm?
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Old 01-30-2020, 01:19 PM   #2
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Wood stove

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Old 01-30-2020, 01:24 PM   #3
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oil-filled space/radiator heaters
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Old 01-30-2020, 01:31 PM   #4
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60,000 btu nat gas fired furnace suspended from the 10 ft ceiling. It is 40 degrees outside this morning and 73 degrees in the shop. i am a happy camper today. ken
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Old 01-30-2020, 01:32 PM   #5
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Move to South Florida??
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Old 01-30-2020, 01:42 PM   #6
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I wait till spring then go like hell before it's winter again.
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Old 01-30-2020, 01:53 PM   #7
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Ponderosa Pine chucked into my wood stove. Heats me several times... when I cut it, load it, split it, stack it and burn it.
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Old 01-30-2020, 02:41 PM   #8
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The old potbellied wood stove from my youth.



The one that was used everyday from fall until spring. The kitchen range only when it got cold and the big red monster in the living room only on Saturday nights and some Sundays.
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Old 01-30-2020, 02:59 PM   #9
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100,000 btu gas heater,direct vent through the wall,toasty!
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Old 01-30-2020, 03:13 PM   #10
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Hi,

I use infrared heater and warm air.
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Old 01-30-2020, 04:13 PM   #11
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Heat in the garage is why I won't be doing anything today. It will be in the low 40s and likely more in the workshop so I'll stay where I can breathe. BTW, low 40s is about 110F.
Heat in the garage! I'm happy to share.
It'll be another shocker for the fires which are still burning. It's been over 3 months now. GIVE US A BREAK!
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Old 01-30-2020, 04:18 PM   #12
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Mini split heat pump. Works great!
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Old 01-30-2020, 04:47 PM   #13
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All electric house, so have a 220 volt 5000 watt electric heater.
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Old 01-30-2020, 04:53 PM   #14
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Well insulated garage, portable kerosene heater... does the job in New York's Hudson Valley.
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Old 01-30-2020, 04:59 PM   #15
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I have this in my garage. Propane. Been in place for 3 years now and I havent got to getting it hooked up. I never think about it until winter, then the gas guy gets too busy to do the job. I have an old oil burner that I took out of my house and was thinking about putting that in my large shop. Maybe i'll have heat in both places next winter.
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Old 01-30-2020, 05:46 PM   #16
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Open flame heat in a building full of gas fumes? Sounds scary to me. My new garage is going to have radiant heat in the floor. My current garage is well insulated and warms up nicely from the florescent lighting.
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Old 01-30-2020, 06:07 PM   #17
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I’m in north Georgia. So far our winter has been pretty mild. My garage/workshop is in the “walk out” basement of our house. A wall mounted propane heater keeps it very comfortable.
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Old 01-30-2020, 06:20 PM   #18
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I use a air conditioner, heat pump in the garage wall. It works great in sumer or winter.
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Hey burner31, I live in New Jersey so our winters are long and cold like yours. When this house was built I put in two 10 foot electric baseboards in the garage and when it's 30 degrees outside I can be comfortable at 60-65 in the garage, but I have to be proactive about my garage time and give the place a chance to warm up for a few hours before it gets cozy. I like the electric heat because it's does not require me to burn something or deal with the ignition problem of solvents if I was burning something for heat. Yes the electric meter spins when I turn on the heat but wood pellets and kerosene cost money too and then there is the maintenance issue.
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Old 01-30-2020, 08:06 PM   #20
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Mini split heat pump. Works great!
Me too!
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