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Anatomy of a Fireplace

Author – Todd Woofenden While there are differences among the various types of fireplaces, you will find several common parts. An understanding of the basic terminology

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Types of Fireplace

Author – Todd Woofenden All fireplaces are not created equal. In fact, other than factory-built fireplaces, no two fireplaces are the same. Even if your fireplace

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Fireplace Tools

Author – Todd Woofenden Fireplace Tools Checklist Spark screen Poker/tongs Hearth broom Ash bucket and shovel Woodburner’s gloves Wood carrier and rack Fire extinguisher Chimney fire extinguisher

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Build A Fireplace Fire

Author – Todd Woofenden How to Build a Fireplace Fire Here we will discuss building a fire in a fireplace. For wood stoves, the procedure is pretty

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Chimney Maintenance

Author – Todd Woofenden Chimney maintenance should be performed at least once each year:  you should have your chimney checked and cleaned if necessary, by a chimney

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Chimney Fires

Author – Todd Woofenden Chimney fires are serious! Temperatures in the chimney during a fire can reach over 2000 degrees Fahrenheit – hot enough to destroy

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Hiring a Chimney Sweep

Author – Todd Woofenden Hiring a chimney sweep, or someone who is frequently called a chimney professional in different parts of the country, is something that

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