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A 17-post collection

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 »

Johnny Beard Fireplace Bellows - The Best on the Market

If you are in the market for a new fireplace bellow boy do we have a line for you to look at! The Johnny Beard Company offers a large selection of beautifully handcrafted bellows. Each bellow is made from only the finest of woods. The Johnny Beard Company The use »

Top 10 Precautions to Take When Burning Wood

Taking precautions for wood burning safety  is an absolute must when you have a fireplace or wood stove in your home. No matter if you use it as your main heat source or as a supplemental heat source to lower utility bills there is a potential for the unthinkable to »

Top Rated Firestarters for getting Fires Going, Even when Wet

If you have ever started a fire, whether it be in a fireplace, wood stove, or fire pit, you most likely already know that getting the fire started can be a bit more difficult than just laying wood on the grate and lighting it. It may seem silly but starting »

How to get Your Fire Going with a Power Bellows

I am sure most of you serious wood burners out there have experienced trying to get a stubborn fire going by blowing on it until your lungs are hurting or you have a set of old fashioned bellows that are just not as simple to use. That is why our »

Extinguish Chimney Fires in Just Seconds Flat

Now that this year’s crazy warm weather is on its way out and winter is finally starting to move in, many homeowners are starting to fire up their wood stoves and fireplaces to keep warm. With that brings the potential for chimney fires to occur. Many have already prepped »

Wood Burning Lessons I have Learned from Years of Experience

Heating with wood is not something that you can just jump into and be an expert. There are many lessons that are learned from years of experience. Veteran wood burners are the best source for useful advice and tips. However, don’t take their advice as the only way of »

Top 5 Tips for Having the Most Efficient Fire Possible

Get the Most out of a Wood Burner with an Efficient Fire While sitting in front of a beautiful burning wood fire is cozy and nostalgic there is a lot of controversy over burning wood fires because of the pollutants that are given off into the air. Some areas have »

Building a Fire With The FirEase IncinerGrate Fire Pit Grate

Download the PDF The IncinerGrate Teepee Fire Pit Grate I really love enjoying campfires but what I do not like is how much of a hassle it is keeping a campfire going can be. I get tired of having to move the logs around and poking at the fire all »

7 Must Haves to Keep On Hand for Your Wood Burning Appliance

Download the PDF Wood Burning Must Haves Just like any other thing in your life you want to make sure that you are prepared with everything that you may need so that the experience is the best that it can be. Having a wood stove or wood burning fireplace is »

What you should know About Fire Pits and Fire Pit Safety

Download the PDF Adding a fire pit is the No. 1 most requested feature by homeowners for their outdoor landscape design. A fire pit will compliment any outdoor space perfectly because they can be very simple or extravagant custom designs. Young and old all love to enjoy time spent by »

How to Build the Perfect Fire In Your Fireplace or Wood Stove

Video Highlights: 0:25 Make sure good firewood is being used 0:33 Have the proper materials ready 0:43 Building a top down/log cabin fire method 1:00 Concept of the Log Cabin Method 1:14 Layering for a Log Cabin fire You think that you have started »