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  1. M

    Where to find 9" x 4" x 1.25" Firebrick? (Englander NC-30)

    Hi all, I got an Englander NC30. It's in good shape, but I accidentally broke some of the bricks during transport. For the life of me I can't find any replacements. Lowe's sells bricks, but they're 9 x 4.5 instead of 9 x 4 (even though their website describes them as 4" actual size... false...
  2. J

    Add on wood stove in garage

    Hello I'm new to this site. Sorry if this is not in the correct forum. I'm looking to install a afd on wood/coal stove in my garage to heat my house. I do not have a basement and have no place in my house to place it. I got it cleared by insurance to install in my garage. The question I have...
  3. C

    One heat exchange flue not blowing

    I'm unsure where to start, but this is my first post on the forum because I am simply dumbfounded and have no where else to look. I have a quadra-fire contour that I have been running for 12 years with no troubles. I meticulously clean it weekly and maintain anything that goes wrong as soon as...
  4. CodyR4

    Missing pieces and leaving this wood stove burning at work.

    hi I’m 23 I just recently got my first house, my heating unit just cannot keep up when it gets below 30, yeah you heard me right 30. My father has used wood stoves as long as I can remember, actual stoves you cook and bake stuff with and regular ones with chimneys, he’s got like 10 of them it’s...
  5. Kuma.tim

    Feedback on Kuma Sequoia wood stove

    Hello everyone! This is John with Kuma Stoves and this is our first post here on Hearth. We are hoping that you guys can give us some feedback on our Sequoia wood stove. It has been our flag ship stove for quite a few years and can be seen here...
  6. VirginiaIron

    To Insulate or Not Insulate a Flexible Liner - That is the question!

    I have been debating the use of insulation on a flexible liner and I have received mixed opinions from some people and the sales reps. It seems that insulation is required from most insurance companies to maintain safe clearances rather than stack temp and creosote- although stack temps and...
  7. H

    What does your fire look like?

    I'm a newbie with my Buck Stove 74. Before getting it, I read as much info as possible and watched lots of "how to" videos on starting my fire and using my stove. I've only had it for 2 weeks and I feel like I've come a long way since the first day. I think one mistake I may have been making...
  8. B

    First fireplace fire in a new home, ended up too smokey. Thoughts?

    I apologize for all of the text for what amounts to "how do I light a fire?". Just wanted to get some discussion on my specific situation. Backstory: We have a 50+ yr old home that we bought in May. It's 2 levels, sort of built into a hill. Each level has a fireplace. Each fireplace has a...
  9. C

    Big E Help, caught fire?

    HELP!!! I have a Breckwell Big E I bought used and it had been running great for about 3 - 4 weeks. Two nights ago the inside of the stove caught fire, the silicone around the metal adapter that goes from the blower to the chimney caught fire. Before I could get the back panel off to put it...
  10. webfish

    General HISTORY OF FIRE

    History of Fire A BRIEF HISTORY OF FIRE AND ITS USES - by Ed Semmelroth Throughout the centuries there has been such an intimate connection of fire with the cultural growth of humanity that whatever relates to the antiquity of fire is important in tracing- the history of early progress.’ And...