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Tips for Wood Burning Fireplaces



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  • Do not burn trash.
  • Do not burn pressure-treated or painted wood.
  • Burn seasoned hardwood, softwood will cause creosote to build up more quickly.
  • Load the logs near the back of the fireplace.
  • Use the spark screen.
  • Make sure smoke and CO detectors are functioning.
  • Have the chimney and fireplace or wood stove inspected and cleaned annually.


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