7 alternative ways to keep warm | Living the Country Life

7 alternative ways to keep warm

Electric or propane furnaces aren't the only way to keep warm in the winter. Consider these alternative heat sources.
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Cut costs with wood

An outdoor wood furnace may allow you to virtually eliminate your fuel costs (other than the time and labor it takes to cut the wood). Even if you don't have the time or resources to supply your own fuel, buying wood is still cheaper per British thermal unit (Btu) than traditional heating methods. Wood furnaces can even be used to heat a garage or other outbuildings in addition to your home.

Date Published: April 13, 2012
Date Updated: January 30, 2014

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