Woodstove and Fireplace Safety Tips
Nothing beats curling up in front of a warm fire ,but there are some risks.Here's a few tips for you to rest easy and enjoy your comfort.
-Be sure to have a professional inspection every year.The biggest risk of an uncleaned chimney of flue is creosote,a highly flammable residue.
-Your woodstove should be the right size for the space you intend to heat.Inconsistent temperatures can cause problems ranging from poor fuel efficiency to fire risks.Use a stovepipe thermometer to check the temperature for safety.
-Never leave a fire unattended and use a fire screen.
-Make sure smoke detectors are working.
-Keep a fire extinguisher close at hand,and teach everyone in the family how to use it.
These are a few simple helpful hints for your family to know when planning on enjoying your fireplace or woodstove.