02:59PM | 12/22/09
Member Since: 12/21/09
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Hello, i need to store and old stove, probably about 40 years old. The space i have available is in the barn. Storage time would be 6 months to a year. What should i be doing to/around the machine to protect it from cold, moisture, rodents etc.? thanks.


08:46AM | 12/23/09
Member Since: 11/11/02
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** What should i be doing to/around the machine to protect it from cold? **

Nothing should be necessary.

** moisture **

A tarp?

** rodents etc.? **

Call an exterminator.


Dan O.

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02:25PM | 12/25/09
Member Since: 12/21/09
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thank you. Should i just have the exterminator take care of the whole county then?? It's a barn sir, in the country; there are rodents. Glad I found the experts this forum.


02:39PM | 12/25/09
Member Since: 11/11/02
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Rodents love to nest in stove insulation (it's warm). I don't know how you'll keep them out as if they want to, they'll chew through just about any covering.

Maybe tie a cat to it or suspend the stove from the rafters where they can't get at it?

I hope you have a Merry Christmas.

Dan O.


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