Monthly Archives: January 2012

Three Common Fireplace Myths

Fireplace Myths

Fireplace Myth #1. Rarely used chimneys don’t need to be cleaned or inspected. If you don’t use your fireplace often, it doesn’t get dirty, right? While creosote buildup may not be a regular issue with infrequent use, annual chimney inspections

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How to Get More Heat From Your Fireplace

How to get more heat from a fireplace

Does your fireplace warm the cockles of your heart but leave your toes cold? With some modifications, your fireplace can become a legitimate heat source for your house and ensure your toes stay nice and toasty. Read on to learn

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Nine Best Types of Firewood

best types of firewood

While burning seasoned firewood is important, the type of wood you burn will also affect the quality of your fire. What are the best types of firewood to burn in a fireplace? These are the best types of firewood because all

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Three Steps to a More Efficient Fireplace

how to have a more efficient fireplace

1. Burn Seasoned Firewood Seasoned firewood has been allowed to dry after being cut and split, usually for about six months. Freshly cut firewood contains a huge amount of water, so instead of burning and putting off heat, your fire’s

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