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Old 17-01-2019, 16:18
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Belated happy new year everyone. Quick question, I have to replace my gas fire & I am wondering whether to go electric, although I will still need gas.
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Must admit our old van had a gas fire and the new one has a fantastic electric fire,we haven't had any power outages....looking at Angela site not having a stable electric supply,....your decision depends on whether your site's electric has any problems? In our old van we didn't use gas fire as it caused too much condensation...
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Old 17-01-2019, 16:24
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The power outages were due to falling trees in the local area during a couple of storms, the whole bay was out on one occasion, no problems other than that, (so far so good!) I'm suggesting looking at the bigger picture, not always the site's power instability
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Old 18-01-2019, 10:41
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Hi Angela B.
Thanks for your reply, we lived in one for 18 years until last July. The gas fire that is in our willerby leven is probably the original one. My wife has copd so I need something that will kick some heat out.
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Old 18-01-2019, 14:14
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Hi Angela B.
Thanks for your reply, we lived in one for 18 years until last July. The gas fire that is in our willerby leven is probably the original one. My wife has copd so I need something that will kick some heat out.
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My wife has copd, so we use elect fire which belts out plenty of heat,and use ch. Presume gas fire would make copd worse?
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If there's a power cut for whatever reason, you'd have no heating at all... Maybe it's more of a consideration for those on 12 month season.
I was wondering about the moisture too, whether it would be better or worse for her condition.
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Old 20-01-2019, 07:32
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Forgot When we had our old van...I put a halogen heater in front of gas fire...so best of both worlds if elect went off,which it didn't. .....Dyson do a heater/fan/air purifier,which might help,and leave gas fire in situ
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If just heat you want then the plug in oil filled radiator is a good as anything...You can get them with timers and thermostats....But if you want a visual feature....?..Gas or electric fires with nice lights ? Sometimes gives the psychological effect of warmth ?
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Old 20-01-2019, 18:03
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I would recommend an electric fire. No condensation. We have never had a power down except when the main supply went down and that didn't last long. If you run out of gas, that could also be a problem. If you decide on electric, make sure that you get a 2 Kw or over and if possible get one with a thermostat.
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Old 22-01-2019, 06:20
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Thanks for all your replies everyone. I think we are probably going to go with electric . Will have to look very closely at makes & outputs. Roll on March 3rd. Will let you all know the outcome.
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