Katlin Newingham

11 posts

How to Measure For Fireplace Doors

Fireplace doors cover the opening of the firebox when a fire is not burning. They can also help eliminate drafts and cold air coming down the chimney into your home. Fireplace doors are helpful in reducing air leakage up the chimney, eliminating hearth odors when the fireplace is not in »

The Benefits of Using Wood Burning Inserts

If you are looking for an environmentally friendly and cost saving alternative to your fireplace, consider installing a wood burning insert. The heat traditional fireplaces produce is only 5% to 10%. The rest goes up the chimney along with soot and other harmful combustion byproducts. Let's go over the many »

Proper Summer Storage of Firewood

Outdoor firewood racks will keep your firewood sustained from one winter to the next. Plus, they are great to have when you gather around your fire pit during the summer. »

A Quick Word on Fireplace Grates

A fireplace grate is a necessary component for any fireplace, as it provides the safe and secure foundation upon which the fire burns »

Anti-Creo-Soot: The industry standard for modifying glazed creosote

While there is no replacement for having your chimney annually swept, using Anti-Creo-Soot (or ACS) will improve the safety and efficiency in your wood or coal burning stoves, furnaces, boilers, fireplaces, and pellet stoves. Anti-Creo-Soot is a safe, non-toxic advanced catalytic manganese formula that is non-flammable, non-corrosive, and leaves less »