We love our woodstove in winter! We use it to heat the house and cook food as soon as the weather is cold enough. We have tried two different models in different houses. In our secondhand house that we are currently renovating, we are going to need a new woodstove. This post is about our […]
Easy steps for any beginner to install an antique cast iron wood stove in a detached garage.
Sure, in zone 3 climate, with temperatures going down to -40, we do need a heating system in place. But with good insulation (top thing #1) and lots of thermal mass (top thing #2) it turns out to be more like a back up heating that is needed for winter vegetable growing. Are you surprised?
A leaky propane tank can be expensive (and dangerous!) Learn the simple method for checking for and locating leaks.
Do you know the difference between dry wood and wet? Here are some tips to help you select wood to keep your fire burning all night.
So how can you prepare firewood to last 30 days, and be ready to burn at a moment’s notice? You can cut it yourself, or just buy a supply. Just be certain you have enough. If you elect to cut it yourself, here are some things to consider.