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Re: exterior temperature. Freezing, steam, water.
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Posted by Holden on December 30, 2003 at 01:27:59:
In Reply to: Re: exterior temperature. Freezing, steam, water. posted by Rado on November 29, 2003 at 08:17:05:
We made pizzas outside in the rain on Christmas eve. ;) There was a lot of fog coming up from the outside of the oven, but the exterior is fine. The oven is stone-faced and the grout has separated from the stone very slightly. (this happened when we broke it in, and it's practically unnoticeable -- oven also sitting in sunny Southern California...) I cannot imagine any functional damage being received from any weather conditions. Maybe if you get a LOT of rain water might actually erode grout away through the cracks over time, but I should think this would be purely cosmetic. I.E. weathering gives character. ;)
I am not sure about other types of oven facing, but the ones I can think of should be even tougher.
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