Woodstove installation type

Woodstove installations can be of several types. One, for free-standing woodstove; another, for fireplace inserts.

Build fireplace fire or wood stove fire

Todd Woofenden

Do you want to build a great fire in your fireplace? A great fire in your wood stove? You need certain tools to build a good fire in a fireplace or wood stove. Read about some of the tools that will help you build a great wood stove fire.

Build fireplace fire or wood stove fire using these tools

Todd Woofenden

Building a fireplace fire or wood stove fire takes more than just wood. There are a few tools that will help you build your great fireplace fire or your proud-to-show-off wood stove fire.

The SIA offers top tips for environmentally responsible wood-burning

Oliver Beauchemin

In a survey conducted by the Stove Industry Alliance, wood burning stove retailers reported that at least 36% of homeowners supply at least half of their wood themselves. With the majority of the remaining wood sourced from a local garage or wood retailer within 5 miles of an owner’s home, or delivered from a logs/solid fuel merchant within a delivery catchment area of approx. 50 miles, environmentally-aware owners are successfully minimising the carbon footprint of their stoves.

Smoky woodstove: smoky endings

Todd Woofenden

If your stove seems to work okay once you get it going, but smokes when you are done using it, as the fire is going out, here are some possibilities.

Tips for wood stove users: 4 - 7

Todd Woofenden

Since there are countless different stove models in the field, each with its unique characteristics, it is beyond the scope of this book to cover the fine points of wood stove operation. But here are some general tips for all wood burners. A continuation of the Tips: 4 - 7

Tips for wood stove users: 1 - 3

Todd Woofenden

Since there are countless different stove models in the field, each with its unique characteristics, it is beyond the scope of this book to cover the fine points of wood stove operation. But here are some general tips for all wood burners. Tips #1 - 3

How stoves achieve clean burn

Todd Woofenden

All EPA-certified stoves have certain elements in common: Each incorporates a much-improved method of injecting combustion air into the firebox of the stove. The goal is to provide air in all the right places, to maximize the mixture of air and fuel, thereby maximizing combustion.

Installation of a Wood-burning Insert

Marge Padgitt

The key is not to overheat or under heat the living space. This is something that a professional will be able to determine based on a visit to the home.

Installation of a Wood Stove

Marge Padgitt

Now that you’ve decided to install a wood-burning stove and know where the appliance will be located, there are more things to consider when choosing which stove to purchase.

Which is Better - a Freestanding Stove or Fireplace Insert?

Marge Padgitt

So you’ve decided to purchase a wood-burning heating appliance but can’t decide whether a freestanding stove or a fireplace insert would be best? There are several factors to take into consideration before making the purchase.

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