Blog Archive

Show Posts in

Is an Ash Vacuum a Soot Remover? Get the Facts Here

If you search for how to remove soot and ash vacuum online, don’t be surprised at how many results you get, because a lot of people have been looking it up. While it’s true that an ash vacuum can remove a lot of dirt and particles, there

A Definitive Guide to the Wood Moisture Meter

  Wood is an attractive raw material, and since it’s durable, available in different colors and textures, it’s widely used in manufacturing. But as any woodworker will tell you, a moisture meter is necessary because wood shrinks and expands according to the seasons, and to maintain quality,

How to Clean a Pellet Stove – Step by Step Guide

Knowing how to clean a wood stove is necessary to keep it running at optimum condition. Basic cleaning needs to be done every two weeks, but if you use the stove frequently, cleaning every 3 to 4 days will be required. There are two ways to clean

Importance of Stove Thermometer

  Importance of Stove Thermometer The importance of a stove thermometer on any wood burner cannot be stressed too much. This cheap and easily installed device can indicate to the user the combustion rate of the stove is either too low,at it's most efficient or too high. To

HEPA explained

  What is a HEPA filter? High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA). To qualify as HEPA by US government standards, an air filter must remove 99.97% of particles that have a size of 0.3 microns. Soot and ash from burning wood can range from 2 to 3 microns

American and Chinese Ash Vacuums

The Struggle for Dominance The current state of the American market for ash-cleaning technology shows an influx in Chinese imports that include everything from cleaning devices to replacement parts and accessories. As seen below, that is no surprise. The predominant factor seems to be low prices. People

Heat Powered Stove Fan

A necessity in any home Having a warm house especially in the winter season can be something of a necessity in any home. A rather palatable solution to such freezing conditions is the use of a stove fan for room heating. The pros that can come along

Everything you need to know about ash vacuums

    Ash vacuums are used for cleaning ash out of fireplaces, outdoor grills and wood stoves. Any device that leaves behind warm or cooling ash can be cleaned out with an ash vacuum. They are specially made to resist the warmth of ash that might not be

Top 5 Chimney Cleaning Bloggers

       The fall season is considered as the best time to conduct chimney cleaning as a part of the preparation for the upcoming winter season. Maintenance of chimney including its inspection and cleaning are all important regardless of the kind of fuel you are using

Top 7 Fireplace Cleaning Blog Posts

        Preparing a fireplace for a winter season is indeed a great thing to do. Now that the winter season is coming to a close, it is time to start thinking about cleaning the fireplace. It is being said that cleaning a fireplace is