Wood Stoves vs Pellet Stoves II

Team Pellet Stove Edition In last month’s blog about wood stoves versus pellet stoves, I took a look at all the ways in which I think wood stoves rock. My opinion hasn’t changed on that. I’m still a fan of my wood stove – especially with that colder weather moving in. There’s just something about the warmth and ambiance from a wood stove that I don't get from pellet stoves. I would even go so far as to say that for me, the holidays don’t feel like the holidays without it.But while I could g...
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Chimney Maintenance – A Necessary Task

When you think of winterizing your home, you probably have a checklist of products to be bought and chores to be carried out. But how many of you remember things like window insulation kits and weather stripping but forget to check your chimneys?Chimneys are so mundane and ubiquitous, they’re literally up and out of the way, and so it is easy to forget they’re even there. But there are several very good reasons why you should not neglect this task, and why this is the perfect time to do it. ...
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