Can an oil furnace be used to burn wood?

Answer Oil furnaces or boilers are not meant to be used to burn wood. There is no way to get rid of the ash accumulation from burning wood and you could clog or damage the oil burners. Specially designed ... Read More »

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Can a gas fireplace be used to burn wood?

A prefabricated metal gas fireplace should not be used for burning wood. These systems were not designed to withstand the level of heat that burning wood can generate. The result could be a house f... Read More »

What size furnace filter is used for a Honeywell furnace?

Honeywell furnace filters come in a range of sizes depending on the size of your furnace. Honeywell filter sizes are 16 inches by 20 inches, 16 inches by 25 inches, 20 inches by 20 inches, 20 inche... Read More »

Do you put wood in an auxiliary wood-burning furnace?

An auxiliary wood-burning furnace does burn wood. The unit is generally constructed of heat-resistant material, with insulation, but can take the form of an enclosed fireplace. Wood must be manuall... Read More »

Can you burn biodiesel in a home furnace?

According to the "Mother Earth News," biodiesel is "perfectly suited" for use in standard oil-firing furnaces. The author of "Heat Your Home With Biodiesel" had, by 2005, used the green oil to powe... Read More »