how do i supplement my gas furnace with a wood burning stove?

I currently have a gas furnace in my basement and would like to supplement with a wood burning stove. What is recommended for a 2500 sq. ft. 2 story home and how to tie into my existing ductwork?

Take care.

If you have a wood burning stove that gets its combustion from the room rather than from an outside source, you are not going to help your heating problem except in the area near the stove.

Since you have to heat all of the combustion air as it comes into the house, you are adding to the heating load for the gas furnace.

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2 Responses to “how do i supplement my gas furnace with a wood burning stove?”

  1. lksproodle51 says:

    Go to a wood stove store or Lowes and ask for help they will tell you what size and they can arrange to install it also.
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  2. oil field trash says:

    Take care.

    If you have a wood burning stove that gets its combustion from the room rather than from an outside source, you are not going to help your heating problem except in the area near the stove.

    Since you have to heat all of the combustion air as it comes into the house, you are adding to the heating load for the gas furnace.
    References :

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