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9 Tips For Efficient Log Burning in A Wood Stove
“Burning logs efficiently will help reduce pollution, eliminate health hazards,
and provide the households with more warmth for lesser amount.”
Are ready for chilly UK winter this year? This post shares some must-follow
tips to keep your log burner running safely and efficiently.
Use only firewood as your wood
Alternative fuel sources including lumber,
painted wood, crates, constructional scrape,
plastic, household scrape, plywood, glossy
newsprint or any treated wood release
harmful gases as by-products, which mix in
the air lowering its quality quotient. It is
recommended to use seasoned wood logs to
keep your heat stove running in cold days.
Never burn wet fuelwood
Wood logs that are split properly, stacked and
dried for a year are perfect to be used in log
burners UK. Those in urban areas can buy dry,
cured logs or pellets from a local wood
supplier. Wood species like White Oak and
Sugar maple burn more efficiently, meaning
they can warm up your home for longer
Check if your logs are getting enough air
Doing so will ensure that logs burns efficiently. You may check the air intake
or vents of your wood heat stove to ensure there are no blockages, cracks or
any kind of damage into it. An efficiently burning wood burner is hot and
produce no smoke, offering more warmth in less money.
Don’t stack too many logs inside the firebox
If you overload the firebox with fuel logs, it
will considerably reduce the amount of air
needed for their efficient burning. Instead
you can refuel the combustion chamber with
smaller quantities of logs at a regular time
interval. If you want to burn fire safely, add
logs slowly as they heat up. It will also help
you avoid creosote build-ups.
Turn down damper only when fire is established
If you place a fresh log just before shutting the damper of your fireplace, it
will burn quite slowly without flames initially for some time. It is
recommended that you should not close the damper until the fire reaches to a
clean combustion stage. Once the fire is established, you can shut the
damper and start enjoying the warmth!
It doesn’t make sense to buy designer logs
If you are only concerned to heat up your room by burning logs, investing
your hard earned cash in buying designer logs isn’t worth doing. Designer
logs will only look appealing for a while, but it will not add any value to its
Get a chimney cap installed
A chimney cap, once installed, will prevent
access of any undesired foreign object, snow
and rain into the chimney. Such caps feature
side vents where smoke can escape from. If
your chimney doesn’t have cap installed, call a
chimney installation professional today.
Clean your chimney atleast twice a year
If you use wood burner so often, it is strongly recommended to call a
professional for chimney sweeping minimum twice in a year. This will avoid
health risks and fire break-outs.
If used properly, a log burner turns out into a highly efficient heating
equipment that spread unique, cozy warmth evenly throughout the house.
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