Heating your home this winter
You might be among those who are concerned about heating of home during nerve-chilling winter this year because of high costs of electricity bills, if you’re using electric power as a source of heating your home interiors. But there is a solution to reduce heating cost if you think of using wood burning stove which is being used for years by most people and is considered as traditional and cost-effective method for heating home interior.
Disadvantages of wood burning stove
The main drawback of using wood blocks or a log as fuel for heating is the smoke and toxic gases released from wood burning, but using particular recommended type of woods can reduce this problem to a certain extent, although not fully. Wet woods also create problem in catching fire but that’s not a big issue if you can store your wood to a dry place. In heating with wood, you cannot avail the advantage of heat dispersion to a larger area through ducts like electric heating system.
Effective way of heating with wood burning stove
fans for log burners are the best solution to this problem. Installing a stove fan can offer the dual advantage of heat distribution to a wider area as well as expulsion of smoke and toxic gases through a roof-top chimney that helps to maintain uniform temperature throughout the entire area of the room. Moreover, a fan helps to protect your stove from overheating and the consequent damage.
Using stove fan for maximum advantage
You can have maximum advantage of heat and stove safety from the fan by installing it on a right location, generally on top of the most heated stove surface where high temperature is attained early to kick start the fan. That’s why it is called stove top fan also. Higher is the heat more will be the dispersion to cool area and the efficiency will also be higher.