More Wood Stove Mistakes You Should Avoid
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One thing I’d never operate a woodstove without is a stovepipe thermometer. It lets you see exactly what’s going on — too cool, too hot, or just right, so you can make necessary corrections before things get out of hand.
I had a very serious lesson with my basement woodstove. I had started a fire and left it. It went out and I didn’t know until smoke was coming up through a floor grate. The smoke was so thick in the basement I had to hold my breath in several attempts to rectify the problem. In the dead of winter, single digits, we opened all the windows and doors.