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Old 08-26-2013, 10:55 AM  
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Default 1/2 wood 1/2 oil furnace film problem

we have a 1/2 wood - 1/2 oil furnace.
we are finding that we are getting a lot of film
on the windows, curtains and walls as the heat
from wood stove goes up the vents like the oil
part does. Is there some kind of insert we can
put under the floor vents in the rooms so we
don't get this film? If this is going on the walls,
etc...I'm sure we are breathing it as well.

Any help at all would be great.
thanks
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Old 08-26-2013, 05:29 PM  
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Sounds like the chimney might not be venting properly. Do you have carbon monoxide detectors?



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Yes but they aren't detecting anything.
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If you force air from a wood burner, you will get smoke and I would say the film is from smoke. Minimize smoke by opening the door only a crack when refueling, allowing the draft to increase, and then open completely.

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Also make sure there is sufficient replacement air coming into the room from outside to where the wood burner is located.



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