Rocky Lad,Relax!! Come On In! Take Your Hat And BlowSuit(One-Piece Arctic Insulated Device With Mandatory Leg Zippers) Off and have a Hot Coffee ! Take A Load Off and let's talk completely about what we're going to be Heating with Der Anthracite and how best to accomplish that from Start To Finish. I know your antsy about a lot,so lets' get rid of the Ants!
For Openers,this isn't "The Matrix" where you can get sucked into the Net through your Computer or Phone Dataline! We ask the type of questions that we do only to help give You The Best,Competent Advice Available. Now we know you live in Southern West By God Virginia! Good Place,Better Folks! We know you've got a 1500SQ' Home that's neither a Draft Queen nor a Buttoned Up Tight Princess! Can You Fill Us in on the rest:
Type of Home-Ranch,2-Story Farmer With Additons,Colonial,Etc.?
Basement,Slab Or Crawlspace.?
Previous To Woodstove Type Of Heat:Fuel-Wise-- Pro-Pain,Heating Oil,Electric or even Natural Gas(Say from a Property Well that quit giving the Free-Stuff)..... Heat Distribution Type-Forced Air,Hot Water,Old Steam Through Radiators,and Baseboard of any Type.
Chimney Type And Height,How many Flues?-Masonry(Brick,Block) or Stainless Triple Wall
Where Is current Wood Stove Located And How Well Is Heat Being Distributed Throughout The Whole House?
Would You Like To Have Your Domestic Hot Water Heated By Your Coal?(High Family Demand for HW,or is it just You?)
Do You Have a Place Set-Up To Store Your Coal To Use It Easily,whether it's Bagged or Bulk?
That'll Help Us To Help You! I Apologize if someone's beat me to all of this already,as I type slowly,and have had to do a few other things while composing this Whopper!