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Heating With Wood

Updated on February 25, 2013

Heating Your Home With Wood

Have you always wanted to heat your home using wood heat as the heat source? Maybe a small wood stove to heat your recreation room is what you are looking for. Now is the time to add wood heat to your energy portfolio, the stoves today are much more efficient then they were just a few short years ago. With the correct equipment and procedures wood offers a perfect way to heat your home or augment the heating source you already have.

Even in large cities you can have good quality wood delivered and stacked so that all you have to do it carry in a few bunches and fire up your wood furnace or free standing wood stove to give you all the heat you need.If you need to store your wood outside be sure to offer it at least a minimum of cover using a good moisture proof tarp that is tided down to protect the wood from rain,wind and snow

Retro Energy

purchasse woods that have been dried

Heating with Wood may seem like a throw-back to another era but it can be an efficient way to heat your whole home or just one room. This method of heating can be done with safely and cleanly. Heating with wood also keeps more of you energy spending in your own geographical area and support local jobbers.

The wood you are looking for is hardwood such as oak,maple,beech and sycamore along with fruit-woods like cherry, crab-apple and apple. Woods that burn well while giving off strong fragrances include walnut, pecan, almond and chestnut. Choose wood that has been aged (dried) before you burn it as it burns better and creates a safer environment within the stove and your home.

A good tip is to ask your friends or relatives who already are heating with wood who they recommend as a wood supplier.Heating with wood may just be the perfect choice for you and your family.

Heating With Wood - nothing like the warmth of heating with wood

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Think Renewable Resource

From the beginning of recorded history

people have turned to wood to stay warm.

Heating with wood uses a renewable

locally grown resource.

nothing like the glow of burning wood to add cheer to your home

nothing like the glow of burning wood to add cheer to your home
nothing like the glow of burning wood to add cheer to your home

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I love sitting by the fire with a glass of wine, it is so relaxing.

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      reflectionhaiku 6 years ago

      Grab a book to read next to the warmth of it - a true comfort.