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by PrepHer
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: New Member Introductions
Replies: 676
Views: 34700
Canada

Re: New Member Introductions

Welcome getFOOD, from another "old lady".
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by PrepHer
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Ask a leader alternative energy questions here
Replies: 9
Views: 1236
Canada

Re: Ask a leader alternative energy questions here

RachelM start with this book R enewable Energy Handbook for Homeowners https://www.amazon.ca/William-Renewable-Handbook-Homeowners-Paperback/dp/B00RWPHHKW/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1514933911&sr=1-4&keywords=Renewable+Energy+Handbook+for+Homeowners AND Smart Power https://www.am...
by PrepHer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Canadian News and Weather
Topic: Winter Weather 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 173
Canada

Re: Winter Weather 2018

This cold is brutal. My two outside feral cats are hanging in there. I bought myself (for Christmas) two electric Extreme Weather Heated Pads for their homemade insulated cat shelters (a.k.a. double Rubbermaid buckets). I'm comforted to know that they at least have a chance when the temperature gets...
by PrepHer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Alberta
Topic: Cast iron wood stove
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Canada

Re: Cast iron wood stove

I've heard that Pacific Energy woodstoves are real nice and efficient.
I have a Heartland wood cookstove that I use all fall, winter, and spring. I also have a Pellet Stove downstairs that I use during the winter (but it needs electricity). I LOVE wood heat.
by PrepHer
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Ontario
Topic: Trouble With The Wood Stove: Educate Me Please!
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Canada

Re: Trouble With The Wood Stove: Educate Me Please!

One note: there are different size gaskets. Measure your old one and get a new one that's the same size.
Also, it's good to have extra gasket on hand and maybe even some stove cement. ;)
by PrepHer
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Ontario
Topic: Trouble With The Wood Stove: Educate Me Please!
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Canada

Re: Trouble With The Wood Stove: Educate Me Please!

My pellet stove downstairs tends to let cold air 'back flow' into the room so I bought some 4x6" 'picture magnets' at the Dollarama and cut them to size to fit over the 'warm air' vents (after it cools down). I also stuff a towel in the cold air intake after it cools down to stop the cold air c...
by PrepHer
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Alberta
Topic: On Sale This Week
Replies: 166
Views: 15730
Canada

Re: On Sale This Week

Never mind Costco, starting tomorrow (Thursday) Walmart has LED lights on for 50 cents!! Including regular and GU10 plus two other types.
Fifty cents!
by PrepHer
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Security and Defense
Topic: Home defense
Replies: 100
Views: 10937
Canada

Re: Home defense

exterior door hinges should be on the INSIDE of the house ;)
by PrepHer
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Ontario
Topic: What have you added to your preps this week?
Replies: 1211
Views: 70382
Canada

Re: What have you added to your preps this week?

Sweet Denob! I love cast iron!

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