Before you start your first fire of the season or if you are installing a new wood-burning stove, please read on for very important safety considerations. This article is designed to provide you with basic information on wood-stove safety, including tips on installation, venting, chimneys, operation, and maintenance. By following these recommended procedures and methods, you can safely and efficiently heat your home or business with wood.
Fireplaces and chimneys cause 42% of all home-heating fires. Now is the time to prepare your fireplace for the cold months ahead. Before you put spark to the kindling this season take a look at these 7 preparation and safety tips.