Mid Season Maintenance

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Post Sun. Feb. 17, 2008 12:24 pm

While reading about mid season maintenance and the stack's filling/plugging up with ash in some of the other threads, I was wondering if this is a problem with the EFM? By the way it looks, I'd say that the thing could burn 20+ tons before it needed to be cleaned out, what's your experience with this?

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Post Mon. Feb. 18, 2008 8:16 pm

Well, it depends. On stoker stoves, obvisously you need to stay after it.
On a furnace or boiler, keep an eye on your pipe and chimney base. The internals will generally be OK for a year at a time.

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