When I first moved into our condo in Buffalo NY, I wasn’t pleased with the woodstove, it was a centrally situated device that took up most of the residing room.
The previous owners built a tile pad for it to kneel on. The woodstove was vented into the wood ceiling plus there was a stack on the roof! New York gets genuinely cold, then a wood stove isn’t genuinely a feasible gas furnace. The past homeowners had a central oil furnace that worked great. It took me a while to realize the woodstove was merely a decorative piece, then well I ripped that sucker right out. It was a lot of work. I had to remove the tile pad plus redo our carpet. I had to patch the wood ceiling plus hire roofers to take out the stack. I then had to sell that gas furnace. Nobody in our part of Buffalo wanted a wood stove. It was small plus pointless. I eventually got a woman in New York City that was willing to take the woodstove plus use it in her woman cave. It was small enough to do that. Now our partner plus I get by with just our central heater. It works just enjoyable plus takes up no room other than closet space. I appreciate that I can arrange the residing room furniture how I want plus have a brand new carpet in there. It was luxurious moving such a decorative piece however worth it in the end. I am genuinely cheerful I made the update.