With energy prices increasing more homeowners are choosing wood or pellet stoves as alternate heating devices. Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fires. You can heat efficiently and safely with wood by following recommended procedures and methods. Proper installation, operation and maintenance will help to avoid chimney and wood stove fires.
Another great recourse could be your local fire department or the town’s building code official. We suggest you contact them prior to installing your alternate heating device.
You should burn only dry, well seasoned wood. Dry wood burns hotter