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.
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.
Putting a safety fence around a woodstove keeps small children and pets safer.
Learn how to clean your own woodstove and chimney.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Cam loves growing his own heat!
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, provides tips on splitting firewood for home heating via woodstoves or fireplaces.
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.
Here are your options for sealing a woodstove.