SSM wood stove manufacture
Using a wood-burning stove is a safe and effective way to heat your home or cook food. Here are some general steps and precautions for using a wood-burning stove:
Clean: Before using the stove, make sure it's clean, especially the flue and combustion chamber. Removing debris and ash can ensure efficient operation of the stove and reduce fire risks.
Ventilate: Ensure that the combustion chamber and flue are clear so that smoke can be safely vented outside. Make sure there is enough air circulation in the room to prevent smoke from accumulating indoors, which could cause poisoning or danger.
Choose suitable firewood: Choose dry firewood instead of wet or artificial materials as they produce excessive smoke and harmful substances. Hardwoods such as oak, maple, or fruit trees are ideal choices.
Safely ignite: Use matches or lighters to ignite the wood-burning stove while ensuring safety during ignition by avoiding combustible items near the stove.
Control ventilation: Once burning begins, adjust ventilation doors or fans appropriately to control burning speed and temperature.
Regular cleaning: Regularly clean out ash buildup in both flues/chimneys & combustion chambers to maintain efficiency & safety
Safe burning practices: Avoid overloading with too much wood inside; this will create excess smoke & harmful gases. Also install preventative measures like keeping surrounding areas free of clutter/flammable objects & placing non-flammable mats underneath stoves
Monitor closely when in use - always keep an eye on any potential hazards! Please note that using a wood-burning stove requires caution; make sure you understand local safety regulations before use for optimal safety!