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Top 5 Reasons Why a Fireplace or Wood Stove will Spill Smoke

Getting smoked out of a room because of a smoky fireplace or wood stove is not pleasant. Here are reasons why it might be happening and ways to prevent it from happening again.   The flue is obstructed with: Creosote Debris from bird or animal nesting material Debris from a deteriorating chimney A broken terra […]

Prevent heat loss and close that damper

Close the damper on fire insert when not in use.

Don’t you just love the ambiance from your wood burning fireplace. But… once the fire is out and embers are completely cold, don’t forget to close that damper when your fireplace is not in use. The damper, located above the firebox (where you burn the wood), is a metal plate that acts as a stopper […]