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How to Buy Firewood

Loosely stack firewood while it seasons

Picking a Reputable Seller If you buy your firewood, make sure the seller is reputable and honest. Unscrupulous sellers may try to pass off unseasoned logs as seasoned, lie about species, etc. If you harvest your own, skip below to

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Is Your Chimney Ready for Winter?

Autumn is officially here, bringing with it cool weather and thoughts of fires in the hearth, but is your chimney ready for winter? Before fire season gets underway, however, check that your chimney cap is still in good shape. You

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Preparing Your Fireplace for Winter

Warm summer weather may still be here, but before much longer cool autumn breezes will be rolling through. Follow the steps below for preparing your fireplace for winter. Then have a safe and comfortable fire season. 1. Have your chimney

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Making the Most of your Fireplace

If you have a fireplace then you probably spend a large portion of the year leaving it as a big dark hole in the center of your living room, using it only in the winter months. The truth is, the

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