Practical Tips for Efficient Wood Heating

Tips for efficient wood heating. Choosing to heat your home with wood is a great, green option. Not only is wood a renewable fuel, but in many places it’s also local; you may even be able to harvest firewood from your own property. Here are a few basic techniques that can help you get the most out of a woodstove.

To get the most out of your woodstove, you’ll also want to carefully consider where you place the chimney. A chimney installed outside the house causes sluggish fires.
To get the most out of your woodstove, you’ll also want to carefully consider where you place the chimney. A chimney installed outside the house causes sluggish fires.
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