How to install chimney pipe through a flat ceiling can be done by any do-it-yourself homeowner. Transitioning from Rock-Vent insulated double wall Class A chimney pipe to black single wall stove pipe through a flat ceiling.
Wood is one of the oldest forms of heat, and throughout the millennia, has been used to keep mankind toasty and defrosted. However, now that we’re an older and (presumably) wiser race, we’re seeing how inefficient and unsustainable this form of heat can be. Rocket mass heaters and rocket stove technology offers the solution, and puts affordable, efficient heat within reach of us all.
Installing a Lock Top Chimney Damper is a common project among do-it-yourself homeowners. Many times the fireplace throat damper rusts apart and is non-functional, allowing heat and air from your home to escape through the chimney and vice versa. In today's chimney industry, we have top-locking chimney dampers that are easy to install, made of stainless steel, and completely seal a chimney flue when not in use.
Installing a chimney chase cover is a common project among do-it-yourself homeowners. Many homes were built with galvanized chase covers which rust after a few years – causing leaks and rust stains. Homes that were built with a masonry chimney eventually end up with a cracked and weathered mortar crown, also causing leaks and damage to the home.
Learn to choose the right-sized wood stove, manage your firewood and light, and maintain quality fires to heat your home with wood.
Homesteading in the mountains can be inconvenient, dangerous, challenging and lots of hard work.
We put a lot of thought into being prepared for mountain winters and it requires a lot of work to be fully prepared.
How we repurposed an old leaky wood stove to use outside to cook meals on.
Putting a safety fence around a woodstove keeps small children and pets safer.
Learn how to clean your own woodstove and chimney.
Unforgettable Fire's Kimberly and Katydid wood stoves are heating solutions for any and all spaces.
The best way to start a fire in your woodstove.
The basics of using a woodstove to heat your home.
How to keep your livestock warm and your life full on chilly winter days.
There is hard work homesteading in the mountains and the weather dictates much of those challenges.
A blog about the joys of wood heat that covers comfort, energy savings, ecology and history of the trees and sustainable harvesting
Woodstove sweepstakes winner Ken Newman plans to use his new Vermont Bun Baker to heat both his home and his meals. The Bake, Crackle and Broil Giveaway, sponsored by MOTHER EARTH NEWS, awarded the $3,400 woodstove to Newman earlier this summer.
The "Jøtul Changeout Program" offers a voucher for a new EPA-certified wood stove in exchange for an outdated and non-EPA-certified model.
Heating with wood in a cast iron stove.
Find out whether a wood pellet stove is right for you, and discover the best stove to buy.
Check out the Kimberly stove, an energy efficient, small space wood cookstove.
Our good and bad decisions on selecting a dealer and a wood stove.
Steve explains how one practical guy invented a way to burn pellets efficiently without an expensive pellet stove
The Warm Heart of an Iraq War Vet’s Washington Log Home
The Efel line of woodstoves, crafted in Belgium, is now available exclusively from Lehman's in Kidron, Ohio
After only a few nights with a wood stove in the tipi, I've become happily addicted to warmth I have to work for.
Elmira Stove Works offers distinctive, superior quality appliances with its innovative line of Fireview cookstoves.
Wood stove considerations that should be considered before you purchase a stove.
Cam loves growing his own heat!
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, provides tips on splitting firewood for home heating via woodstoves or fireplaces.
The EcoAire is designed to be installed in much the same fashion as a window air conditioner and just as easily.
Traditional Appliances Make a Comeback
Woodstoves can have indoor or outdoor air supplies depending on factors and requirements for the building.
Do you have a woodstove or pellet stove at home? We’d like to hear more about your experiences with woodstoves and any tips you may have for heating with wood.
Burning driftwood in a stove produces dioxin, a hazardous pollutant. Here's why that happens, and what you should know.
If you're considering purchasing a pellet or corn stove to save money on your heating bills this winter, here are some issues to think about before making that investment.
Here are your options for sealing a woodstove.
When it's cold outside, who doesn't love a cozy fireplace or woodstove? Wood heat is a comfortable way to warm your home, and there are many reasons it's a practical choice, too.