To remove creosote from a wood furnace, pour creosote remover over hot coals, kindle a fire over the coals, let it burn out, and stir the ashes. Repeat this twice weekly for one month, and then reduce the frequency to on... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

To remove creosote from brick, protect the area with plastic sheets and create a cleaning paste. Apply the paste to the bricks, leave it on for 15 to 30 minutes, remove it with a stiff brush and then rinse it off with co... More »

Manufacturers impregnate chimney sweep logs with chemicals that help break down the tar and creosote inside of the chimney that can cause a fire. When a homeowner burns the log, the chemicals rise with the smoke and clin... More »

Care for a Country Comfort wood stove by regularly removing ashes, burning small fires when possible, only burning wood in the stove and having a licensed fireplace and stove inspector examine the stove at least once a y... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Covering the wall behind a wood stove with a material that acts like a heat shield protects combustible material such as drywall from catching fire. Use foil-covered fiberglass duct board, ceramic tile, sheet metal to pr... More »

An outdoor wood-fired boiler furnace is an outside furnace that burns wood to heat water and transports that water via underground pipes into the home. It is typically shaped like a shed and houses a water tank and a woo... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

A Jensen wood furnace uses electricity to operate the thermostat, draft fan, air distribution fan and other electrical components. The small amount of electricity used allows the furnace to heat a much larger area in a m... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling