Tips on Burning Wood Cleanly?

Answer Wood burning stoves, furnaces and fireplaces can be a lot of work to keep them functioning properly. Proper maintenance and use will help ensure safety for your health and home. If you do not keep ... Read More »

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Is it safe to install a wood-burning insert into a zero-clearance wood-burning fireplace?

According to, you can install a wood-burning insert into a metal (zero-clearance) fireplace, but you have to make sure that the insert is compatible with your type of fireplace. It is da... Read More »

Tips & Troubleshooting for Wood Burning Furnaces?

Heating the home with wood is economical, especially with the ever increasing price of natural gas and electric heating. Modern wood-burning stoves and furnaces are often clean and do not smell. Pr... Read More »

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Which is hotter: a burning furnace or burning wood?

An industrial hardening furnace can easily reach temperatures of 2500 degrees Fahrenheit. Wood ignites at 374 to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, with decayed wood igniting at lower temperatures. Therefore,... Read More »