Melissa

4 Steps for Preventing Mosquito Borne Diseases and the Zika Virus

We know that mosquito control can be a real headache, especially right now with all of the worries of contracting the Zika virus. The Zika virus is a mosquito borne disease that has been getting national attention as of the last few months. The #1 way to prevent getting sick »

How to Clean your Wood Stove to Keep it in Tip Top Shape

Hello I am Melissa from NorthlineExpress and today I will be talking about how to keep your wood stove clean. I will touch base on the 4 main areas of your stove that you should focus on and how frequently. I love my wood stove and it works hard for »

Product Comparison: Jensen's Real Flame and Sunjel Gel Fuel

Do you enjoy the ambiance that a fire burning in a fireplace offers but hate the mess and hassle that it brings? You are in luck we have an alternative fuel source for you. Gel Fuel is an alternative that will give you the look of a real fire with »

Dangers of Creosote Build-up for Chimneys and Homes

Wood burners that have been heating with wood for years are familiar with the dangers of having excess amounts of creosote in a chimney flue. However, homeowners that are new to wood burning may not. So today we are going to take a look creosote, what it is, and how »

Loveless Ash Vacuums - Why They are Top of the Line Ash Vacs

Using an ash bucket and shovel is a common way to remove ashes but it is definitely not the best or easiest way. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just vacuum out your wood stove or fireplace and not have to worry about ash getting all over the »

How to Considerably Lower the Risk of a Chimney Fire

Well the wood burning season is not quite over yet which means that we are not out of the woods when it comes to the risk of a chimney fire. The risk is there as long as you are burning wood in a fireplace or wood stove. The health of »

Don't Just Choose Any Ol' Hearth Rack, Choose the Right One!

To properly maintain and operate a fireplace or wood stove you need to have all of the essentials close by and organized. Keeping it all on your hearth can make a cluttered mess if you let it. So don’t let it! Consider an all in one unit that will »

Should You Remove Wood Ash Completely After Each Burn?

As a wood burner you know well that burning wood leaves behind ashes. The type of wood that you burn is directly related to the amounts of wood ash that you will be left with, but there will always be ashes remaining with a wood fire. There has been a »