Wood stove vent to forced hot air system?


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Old 12-31-14, 02:15 PM
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Wood stove vent to forced hot air system?

I'm looking for a way to get the hot air around my wood stove to and through my heating vents around my house.
I have 5 large return vents throughout the house. They are installed along the floor.

I had a thought. Is it OK to close off 4 vents leave the one closest to the wood stove open and blow air into it with just the air handler running for 10 minutes at a time?
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Old 12-31-14, 02:36 PM
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I would just turn on the furnace fan while the stove is in use.

Or am I missing something?
 
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Old 12-31-14, 11:14 PM
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Usually the returns are in the wall and not the floor.
Are you sure those are returns and not supply registers ?
 
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Old 01-01-15, 05:22 AM
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Yes supply vents not return vents. Wondering if I can close off all but one and force the hot air into the vent that is closest to the stove.
 
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Old 01-01-15, 09:50 AM
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the return vents are at the bottom of the wall. I think I want to bring the one closest to the stove to the top of the wall, next to the ceiling so the heat will be be sucked in instead of the cold air on the floor.
 
 

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