How does a double barrel wood stove work to produce more heat

efficient double barrel stoves

A double barrel wood stove produces more heat than a single barrel stove. The first (lower) barrel containing the burning wood. The second (higher) barrel is placed in line with the flue and contain tubes that get heated by the rising smoke. The heated tubes become warm and act as both an extra heat mass … Read more

How to duct heat from a wood burning stove safely

Attempting to attach ducting to a wood burning stove may not be the smartest thing to do. There are inherent fire risk dangers, and many manufacturers will specifically specify not to do this. Usually a furnace is designed to attach to ducting, always follow manufacturers guidelines. So, if you have a wood stove, and want … Read more

Best Wood Pellet Stoves

Wood pellet stoves are starting to become popular, and for good reason. Here we are taking a look at the best wood pellet stoves, and what the benefits of each are. Pleasant Hearth Cabinet Style Pellet Stove Extra-large capacity wood pellet hopper.Castle 12327 Serenity Wood Pellet Stove A great option for mobile homes.Summers Heat 55-SHP10 … Read more

Best Indoor Wood Stove

If you are looking for the best wood stove, check out our buyers guide here to help you understand just how to compare all the necessary features. ContentsDrolet High-Efficiency Wood Stove – Has a very high heat output rating for the price.Pleasant Hearth Small Wood Burning Stove – Perfect for mobile homes.Pleasant Hearth Large Wood … Read more

Best firewood to burn

It may come as a surprise to you, but not all firewood is equal. Some woods burn hotter and for longer than others. Knowing the types of wood and how to best care for your firewood will allow you to get the best value from your firewood, or in other words make sure you get … Read more

Are wood stoves safe?

While wood stoves have been around for centuries, it doesn’t mean that they’re completely safe. The idea of burning wood and other combustibles just doesn’t seem to be the safest way to warm a house quickly or cook outdoors, mostly because the fire can get out of hand and be a bit too hard to … Read more