Tips On Starting a Fire

Tips On Starting a Fire

Starting a fire from scratch can be a challenge. Having the correct materials and knowing how to use them is a challenge in and of itself. Here is a quick guide on how to start a fire. Please note that while these are not specific instructions on lighting an...
The Primary Purpose Of A Fireplace

The Primary Purpose Of A Fireplace

The primary purpose of a fireplace is to maintain the combustion of wood into heat and drafting out harmful gases and smoke out of the building. Smoke travels through the chimney to the outside air, instead of inside the home. When a good draft is not present, a low...
Helpful Wood-Burning Tips

Helpful Wood-Burning Tips

Did you know there are over 1,000 species of trees in North America? Each tree produces a different type of wood, with various colors and sizes. The type of wood you burn in your fireplace will affect how hot the fire is, how long it will last, and how much residue...