It becomes colder and colder, we finished getting a new wood stove or cleaning the old one, then we will consider how to make our stove work efficiently, because work efficiently means that your wood burner can generate much more heat with less fuel, so that it can decrease your cast on heating. So the question of whether your wood stove work efficiently or not will make effect on your heating bills, it is an important question.
First at all, it is essential to get a right wood stove with high quality. There is no doubt that all of us want to get a high-quality stove but cost less, however, we can’t get this kind of stoves most of the time. Therefore, get the best quality stove in our budget, because high quality means better functions and higher efficiency. stove work efficiently, because work efficiently means that your wood burner can generate much more heat with less fuel, so that it can decrease your cost on heating. So the question of whether your wood stove work efficiently or not will make effect on your heating bills, it is an important question. Next we will talk about this question in detail.
The next, use your stove correctly and do regular scheduled maintenance on your wood-burning stove. A well-protected stove can be used for many years, otherwise its high efficiency also can last for many years. Use and maintain your stove, you should stick to the instruction manual provided by your manufacturer. For example, if you have a cast iron stove, absolutely, you should place it on the hard and flat floor and move it gently, or it may be broken if you move it rudely.
The last one is that you should pay more attention to your fuel, they also can effluence your stove’s efficiency and then influence your heating bills. There are some tips about fuel as followed:
1. Only burn those fuel which your stove was designed for. For instance, you’d better not burn coal or pellet in a wood stove, absolutely, you can burn all of them if you have a multi-fuel wood stove, but you still can’t burn trash or plastic in your stove, because they may release harmful gases which can ruin your catalytic combustor.
2. Only burn seasoned and dry wood in your stove, don’t use green or wet wood.
3. Don’t overload your stove when you are adding more wood to your stove, which will make your stove can’t work efficiently, waste much fuel at the this same time.
After reading this article, I believe that you have known that how to make your stove work efficiently and decrease your cost on heating.
Good luck to you!