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A 26-post collection

Protect your Home's Floors and Walls During a Wood Stove Installation

There are many variables involved to ensure a safe and efficient wood stove installation. When planning for the installation of a wood stove you always want to make sure that you plan for everything and this includes how you will protect your home’s floors or walls. Protecting the floor »

Learn about the History of Heating your Home with Wood Heat

We have been discussing all of the benefits of heating with wood but how many of you really know about the history of heating with wood? Humans have been heating with fire by burning wood for over a million years. Over the many years the process of heating with wood »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Tips to Extend the Life of a Wood Stove Investment

Purchasing a wood stove for your home is not a small investment when you consider the cost of the stove and the venting materials needed. It is important that you know how to make that investment last as long as possible. There are simple things that you can do to »