According to The Wood Heat Organization, a good chimney is necessary for any wood-burning stove, fireplace or furnace to operate correctly. When properly designed, the chimney system makes it easier to light fires withou... More » Art & Literature Architecture has factory built wood burning rocket stoves available for purchase. The EcoZoom Plancha rocket stove can be purchased for the price of $399.99 as of 2015, and it can be shipped directly to the buyers hom... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

Direct venting only works with specially designed gas appliances, according to The Chimney Sweep, Inc., and is not for use with wood burning stoves. Wood burning stoves require a vertical chimney that extends through the... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

The answer to the riddle, "What can go up a chimney down, but cannot go down a chimney up?" is an umbrella. Obviously, once an umbrella has been opened, it becomes too wide to fit in a narrow chimney. More » Art & Literature Architecture

When purchasing a wood-burning stove, there are several important features, including certification from the Environmental Protection Agency. Manufacturers sell these stoves through a loophole that classifies them as fir... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Install a wood stove by choosing a central location, fireproofing the surroundings and installing a chimney. Wood offers an economical heating solution in many situations, but it requires the use of precautions to ensure... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

A free-standing stove is vented by using a stovepipe that carries the smoke from the stove to the chimney. There are different installation methods that can be used to vent it depending on the kind of stove and chimney c... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges