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What is the Cost to Install a Wood Burning Stove

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Installation Requirements Buying a wood burning stove is just the first step towards heating your home. It needs specific installation requirements for you to be able to use it. You need to run a pipe out of the home or attach it to an existing chimney. The pipes do need to be made of insulated […]

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How To Start A Wood Burning Stove

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Starting the Fire If your wood burning stove has an auto igniter, read the specific instructions of the unit. Auto igniters can help start the fire faster but will use electrical energy as well. You can follow the first two instructions to ensure proper air circulation. Fully open the air inlet as well as the […]

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What Maintenance Is Involved With Using A Wood Burning Stove?

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Keeping it in Order While many innovations in modern wood stoves have made it easier to use, maintenance is still needed for the stove to operate properly. Maintenance helps you keep the stove at its peak working condition as well as prevent excess pollution and keep accidental fires from happening. Depending on your type of […]

Who Makes Very Small Wood Burning Stoves

Who Makes Very Small Wood Burning Stoves?

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The need for small wood burning stoves The need for heating is not just a monopoly of large cabins. Small outdoor shacks, rooms, and outdoor activities such as boating and camping all still need heat. But it is almost inconceivable to place an open fire inside these locations due to obvious safety concerns. Small wood […]

Where Can I buy Discount Wood Burning Stoves

Where Can I Buy Discount Wood Burning Stoves

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Buying wood stoves can be a good way to save money on fuel and electricity costs. They run on a cheaper fuel (wood), and can be designed to be environmentally acceptable as well. But the costs involved in buying and installing a wood stove can run up to several thousand dollars. While expensive stoves will […]

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What is Involved in Painting a Wood Burning Stove?

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Protecting your stove Most wood burning stoves come with a painted finish not just as an added attraction but also to protect it. Paint helps protect the stove from corrosion and makes the stove also look neat and tidy. Every so often though, the paint will chip off and fade. This is due to normal […]

What is different about Swedish Wood Burning Stoves

What is Different About Swedish Wood Burning Stoves

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A look at Wood Burning Stoves A wood burning stove is basically any enclosure that burns fuel inside to enable heat to be spread through its exterior. It has taken many forms, but the usual and modern construction materials are cast iron and other steel or metals. However, there are other types of stoves which […]

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What is the Best Wood for Burning in a Wood Stove?

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While most wood can be used as fuel for a fire, the differences in the type of wood make some unsuitable for long term use in stoves. It is best to get to know the kind of wood you’re buying so you can protect your wood burning stove as well as your home from any […]

What are the Best Wood Burning Stoves

What are the Best Wood Burning Stoves?

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An Introduction to Wood Burning Stoves You may have been familiar with seeing these kinds of stoves in older houses. Before the advent of electricity and the use of oil and fuels, wood was the main source of energy to be used for heat. Wood burning stoves are mainly metal stoves which burn wood logs […]