1,200 - 1,800 Sq. Ft. Wood Stove Owner's Manual
Wood stoves, by design, are easier to use and maintain than nearly any other home heating source.
However, please keep your Owner's Manual on hand so that you can refer to it for the basic maintenance procedures such as ash clean-out, etc. --
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10/2 Rule for Chimney Height
In order to determine proper chimney height above the roof, measure from the side of the chimney horizontally. As you move up the chimney, the length of the measurement increases. Once this measurement reaches 10 ft. this height on the chimney is your base height. The chimn...
Fire Goes Out When Damper Is Shut
Did the stove reach operating temperature?
Does the chimney have enough draw? (Check 10/2 Rule)
Is the catalyst clear?
Has the chimney been cleaned lately?
Does the chimney have an ash door? Is it sealed?
Did the chi...
First order of business is to determine which stove you have. Getting a good idea of the hookup is important as well.
What model stove, and what manufacturing date?
What type of chimney, is it a masonry (brick), or a kit chimney?
If it is a kit chimney does ...
Type of Stove?
Different types of woodstoves have different needs as far as draw is concerned. Old fashioned stoves which were not designed to be as efficient as newer models would generally work well even with a weaker draw, newer technology brought on by increased demand by the ...
Smokes Back When Loading
Is stove being filled with wood and run for a "long burn" cycle?
Did the customer open the bypass damper before opening the door?
Did the customer crack the door to allow the smoke to pull into the chimney?
If these are correct, check installati...