Sunday, May 24, 2015

Safe heating your home

  1. Follow the Manufactures instructions for installing and maintaining your chimney
  2. Inspect and clean your chimney regularly ( at least once a year)
  3. Check stovepipe and connections
  4. Check for creosote
  5. Check walls for excessive radiant heat
  6. Install and inspect rain cap regularly for blockage
  7. Watch for smoke coming into the room
  8. Protect floors and walls from heat and sparks ( use a screen)
  9. Check flue pipes and chimney for weathering and signs of age
  10. Check the mortar for cracks and deteriation
  11. If in doubt, contact your certified professional (W.E.T.T) Wood Energy Technology Technician 
Safe Heating Your Home