EarthWindandFire wrote:On the contrary, kerosene heaters are very efficient and clean. There is a method to properly run them, just like wood or coal, but they are effective when sized properly. In fact, they have a kerosene heater that looks like a wood burning fireplace. I have to admit that I'm a kerosene heater collector, just another hobby that I have where people just stare at me funny when I talk about it.
EarthWindandFire wrote:The farmhouse in my avatar was owned by my family from 1920 until the 1970's. They heated all 4,000 sq feet with just kerosene heaters. My great-grandmother breathed all that bad air until she was 99 years old.
The kerosene heaters they used were made by Perfection. This company was backed by John D Rockefeller. By 1918, more than 5,000,000 kerosene heaters were in use.