Woodburners have certainly been getting some bad press and being blamed for a adding to poor air quality in cities. As with most headlines, it’s actually a bit more complicated than that.
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Whenever you have a woodburning stove installed in a fireplace, you will have a plate above the stove blocking off the bottom of the chimney. The plate must be made of solid, non-combustible material. You may hear this plate referred to as a “Closure” or “Register” plate. Although these terms are often used interchangeably by some people, there is an important difference between them.
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Wood stoves of course tend not to be used in the summer very much, so if that is the case with yours, here are some pointers on preparing to get it going again in the winter.
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