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If you haven’t quite achieved master level status for starting and sustaining a great indoor wood fire, we have a few helpful tips just for you.
There’s a big difference between starting a fire in a wood stove vs. one in a fireplace. You see, while it’s easier to start a fire in a fireplace, it’s easier to keep one going in a wood stove. The latter is true because the stone or metal the stove is made of keeps a fire cooler than a fireplace can, and cooler translates to longer lasting.
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Here in the Twin Cities area, only snow birds laugh in the face of winter. They can afford to. For the rest of us, it’s all about preparing for the worst and hoping for the best.
Which begs the question: just how prepared are you for pounding and potentially crippling storms? Not sure? Then here’s a handy little checklist of items you’ll want to keep handy to help your beef up your state of readiness: