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cheking for a draft

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by Stateguy, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. Stateguy

    Stateguy New Member

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    how do you check for a draft in your stove?
    my logs seem to be buring quicker then last year
    I have a vermont casting montpelliar
    logs are 3x4x18 and last one hour with air control closed

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  2. pen

    pen There are some who call me...mod. Staff Member

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    Is it a different species of wood?
  3. EatenByLimestone

    EatenByLimestone Minister of Fire

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    It's pretty cold here so the increased draft might be causing your wood to burn faster.
  4. BobUrban

    BobUrban Minister of Fire

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    Use a lighter around the door and any other place where you think it would be leaking. The flame will be sucked in and obvious at any leak zone.
  5. Stateguy

    Stateguy New Member

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    Thanks guys foe replying

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