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Old September 19th, 2012, 05:48 PM   #1
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Have any of you turned on your furnace for the year yet? I don't care if there ends up being 4 feet of snow on the ground. Furnace doesn't come on until after October 1st. Preferably not until the 2 week of October if at all possible.
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Old September 19th, 2012, 05:52 PM   #2
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My roommate said its not coming on until we can see our breath in the house.
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Old September 19th, 2012, 06:00 PM   #3
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If it was just me I probably would not have it on till December but the wife and my two girls say different...lol We left the windows open last night by mistake and she clicked it on when the house was down about 60 this am
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Old September 19th, 2012, 06:02 PM   #4
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What happened to Indian summer?
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Old September 19th, 2012, 06:03 PM   #5
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What happened to Indian summer?
I hope it stays away...let it snow
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Old September 19th, 2012, 06:09 PM   #6
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Nope it has not been turned on. But I did buy some Infrared heaters for the garage to try out this winter.
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Old September 19th, 2012, 10:08 PM   #7
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I kicked it on this morning. Zero pride, mega comfort (minus the dust smell).
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Old September 19th, 2012, 10:10 PM   #8
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I kicked it on tonight, not to keep warm, just to test it. i don't wanna wait until mid oct and have a broken furnace.
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Old September 19th, 2012, 10:12 PM   #9
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I kicked it on tonight, not to keep warm, just to test it. i don't wanna wait until mid oct and have a broken furnace.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 05:54 AM   #10
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Nothing yet, house was over 70* when we went to bed last night, slept with a window open.

Prolly have to turn it on soon for the kiddies, its cold getting them up for school

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Old September 20th, 2012, 06:03 AM   #11
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My wife turned the furnace on 2 weeks ago, she's cold blooded, all our friends call her snake.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 06:57 AM   #12
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I have mine "on" but set at 69, so far it has not needed to run yet.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 06:59 AM   #13
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I ran the shop furnace for about 1/2 hour the other day but not the one at the house.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 07:36 AM   #14
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Mine is on. But I burn wood for heat and hot water. I've been burning for water for 2 months now.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 07:40 AM   #15
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Turned mine on the other night when the temp were in the low 30's. If it was up to me it would not be on. My wife and kids had other thoughts though.
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Old September 20th, 2012, 07:41 AM   #16
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I kicked it on tonight, not to keep warm, just to test it. i don't wanna wait until mid oct and have a broken furnace.
U R doing it rong. One must wait for the cold snap, find the furnace does not work and then call Curt or Shawn (HVAC guys) begging for immediate attention (along with the 10 billion other people who wait to find out their shit is broke).
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Old September 20th, 2012, 07:43 AM   #17
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Mine is on. But I burn wood for heat and hot water. I've been burning for water for 2 months now.
Is it really worth burning to heat your water during the summer months?
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Old September 20th, 2012, 08:30 AM   #18
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I use about 1 face cord every 2 months. "if" I paid for the wood that would be about 15$ a month. I'm guessing that's About what it takes to keep my electric 60gal water heater heated..
To me it's the never ending hot water satisfaction.. And I enjoy cutting splitting and stacking. So to me it's worth it. Maby not to the average joe
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Old September 20th, 2012, 09:01 AM   #19
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I kicked it on this morning. Zero pride, mega comfort (minus the dust smell).
same here
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Old September 20th, 2012, 09:17 AM   #20
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two fire places and one with an insert so I won't be turning it one till probably december. I also live down in the warm south!!
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