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A clean wood stove is a warm wood stove

Remove soot from your wood stove and the flue pipe once a year. That way, your wood stove will get warmer. A soot layer of even a few ………

Remove soot from your wood stove and the flue pipe once a year. That way, your wood stove will get warmer. A soot layer of even a few millimeters reduces the effect because the heat is not conducted so well, but will go up and out the chimney. Clean it more often if you burn a lot of pine or other wood which leaves more soot than other types of wood.

Damp Wood? Just one evening burning damp/wet wood is enough to dirty a chimney or clog the screen cap and that layer is enough to reduce the heat produced until it is cleaned.


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