Cleaning the Furnace
- Disconnect the power source prior to cleaning. Never clean your furnace during operation.
- Wait for the furnace to cool before cleaning the furnace.
- Correctly dispose of the ashes in a sealed metal container away from flammable materials.
- Cleaning intervals will vary depending on the quality of the fuel being used.
- Air Feed: As required following visual inspections
- Ash Chamber: Every 2 weeks
- Heat Exchanger: Automatic
Cleaning the Air Passages
firing the furnace, check that all the air openings above the grate are
free of ash. It may be necessary to use the ash scraper to open them.
Regularly check that the air openings are not clogged with tar. Manually
clean the turbulators every 4000 hours. If necessary scrape the primary
air feed openings inside the firebox with the ash scraper to maintain
Cleaning the Ash Chamber
- Check that the furnace is not operational and is cool
- Open the outer enclosure door
- Open the ash chamber door
- Push the ash tray onto the bottom door frame
the ash scraper to carefully pull the ash onto the ash tray. Leave
approximately .5 in of ash in the entire bottom of ash chamber to extend
the life of the refractory
- Carefully remove the filled ash try and empty it into a metal container for final disposal
- Clean the area around the door seal to ensure the door closes properly
- Close the ash door, making sure the door is closed tight