Wood cook stoves is known for its space heating capability, especially if your house is designed to conserve heat, the living room is essentially the central heating area, and one stove is enough to heat up the whole house for the night. The space heating stoves are truly efficient, economical, versatile, and with the new models only require less maintenance and wood fuel.
There are two things you need to consider before buying installing a wood furnace in your home: first is the location of the stove, then some options like blowers and fans to direst the heat to other parts of the house. Woods furnace are usually placed where the family spends the most time, and in many case, the living room.
The living room is the only place in the house where it is close to the kitchen and the dining room. In this way, whole family can enjoy the warmth while cooking and eating dinner.
The centre of the living room should not always be the place for wood furnace, as described above; it should be a central heating source so that more spaces can benefit from the heat. Having a plan before the installation should do the trick.
Another tip says that a base is not a place for wood stoves since the heat does not rise up to the upper floor and it presents a danger of overheating the basement and may cause fire. Not only it over heats the basement, you’ll find tar everywhere if it not properly vented.
Another thing to consider is the size of wood cook stoves, ask the store merchandiser to help you choose the right size. The wood should be the right size to warm up the space and not overheat them.
Always have the courage to clean and maintain your wood stoves. Replace burnt parts regularly to enjoy efficient heating for many years.