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Safety checks recommended for heating systems as weather turns cold

...firefighter said it's important to have the heater inspected early in the fall before it's needed. Homeowners with gas heaters also should check for cracks in the combustion chamber or pipes to make sure no carbon monoxide is leaking inside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-10-21/safety-checks-recommended-hea
Stoves, heaters stolen from 2 vacant Augusta homes

Two vacant homes were robbed of their stoves, gas heaters, water heaters and a refrigerator, among other items, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report.Johnny P...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-11-20/stoves-heaters-stolen-
The hearth of the home

...sometimes within hair-singing range. The fireplace gave way to the coal- or oil-fired furnace, and then to gas heaters or central heat and air units. They were cleaner and provided heat at the flip of a switch, and you didn't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/06/liv_558163.shtml
Life & style
Historic home has nurtured many families

...their five children have many fond memories of the home as well. She said they still remember gathering around an old gas heater that, along with the living room fireplace, was the only source of heat when they moved into the house in February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/22/aik_58629.shtml
Supply and demand raise heating cost

...more clothes. So far, he says, it's worked really well. - David Brandyberry, of Grovetown, has turned off his gas heater, closed off unused rooms and is heating his 1,750-square-foot home with electric baseboard heaters he found on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/20/liv_47599.shtml
Life & style
Simple Secrets to Lower Your Utility Costs

...can't shut it, get it fixed. Cook several dishes in the oven at once to save heat. Reduce the temperature on your gas heater. Don't heat closets, and heat guest rooms only when they are occupied. If bedrooms are empty during the day, turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/26/bus_429534.shtml
Business
Across the area

...belongings were saved. He said the family had no fire insurance and would stay with a relative. A malfunctioned propane gas heater was ruled to be the cause. Legal services help low-income residents Low-income people in need of legal help with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/25/met_340822.shtml
Metro
Residents pay high price for cold

...66 to heat her six-room home on the edge of Aiken's historic district. Last month's bill was $76 more. Two gas heaters and an electric space heater run constantly "because Lloyd is really cold-natured," Mrs. Richardson said. "I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/04/met_304468.shtml
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Smart shopping easier online

...to chain saw kickback hazards to carbon monoxide facts. Many of the commission's general warnings (lawn darts, gas heaters) come seasonally, when consumers are at greatest risk; most are available here in Spanish. Use the site's "Library...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/14/tec_217503.shtml
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A disappearing tradition

...stove under the bare light bulb at Price's Store in Lincolnton, Ga., could have been the same men sitting around the gas heater in the back of my grandfather's store 25 years ago. Swapping stories. Telling jokes. Thawing their cold bodies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/08/04/met_199128.shtml
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