As the temperature drops outside, wood and pellet stoves may be fired up inside the home. What you may not realize is that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires during the winter months.
We have a great safety tip sheet to remind you about how to stay safe this winter with your wood or pellet stove. Some of these tips include:
- Have a QUALIFIED professional install stoves, chimney connectors, and chimneys.
- Stoves should have the LABEL of an independent testing laboratory.
- In wood stoves, burn only DRY, seasoned wood. In pellet stoves, burn only dry, seasoned wood pellets.