I was prompted to write this article about wood burning stoves on a health and fitness website for a couple of reasons. The first is that I have just installed one in my house and I just love it! It is romantic, warm, cosy, efficient, inexpensive, and more. But also, it seems that there is a health benefit to using a wood burning stove.
We all know that breathing in wood smoke is not good for you, however when using the newer CPA approved stoves that isn’t a problem any more, and if you can smell smoke then you are breathing in impurities which are not good for you, so always go for one of the newer sealed pollution free stoves, but also one study has shown that using a wood burning stove is good for your skin, much better than the skin problems caused by central heating systems and oil fired heating systems… who knew? These newer scientifically designed stoves are perfectly safe, and I could not now live without mine I’m sure.
To be safe and stay healthy, you should always have your stove installed by a certified HETAS engineer. This way you can be sure that your new stove is installed correctly and will be safe and enjoyable without any of the potential health risks.
Wood burning stoves have gained a lot of popularity among many home owners. This is because they offer a lot of benefits that you might not get from other types of stoves. Unlike those found in the past times, new technologies have come up. The new technologies have made the wood burning stove more energy efficient and cleaner. Therefore, you can use them in your home without a lot of problems. If you are considering to have the stove ion your home, you do not have to worry because you will gain a lot of benefits. Here are some of the reasons you should install a wood burning stove.
Studies have shown that a wood burning stove can help you save a lot of money. The modern wooden stoves can help you save up to 80 percent of energy cost in your home. It can help in reduction of your heating costs because wood cost less compared to oil, electricity and natural gas. However, in order to get the best results, it is good to make use of your wooden stove to supplement another source of heat such as gas furnace or electricity. You can save a lot of money that you can use for other important home projects.
Offer more warmth in your home
While you might have a heating system that is supposed to warm your house, at times it might not provide the amount of heat that you might require. A wooden burning stove coming from a wooden stove will make your family more comfortable because it will give more heat especially during the winter months when it is extremely cold.
More environmental friendly
By installing wood burning stove in your home, you will be contributing to many initiatives geared towards environmental conservation. Wood is one of the green fuel alternative simply because trees can be sustained and are also renewable. While there are some people who restrict the use of wood heating appliances due to low quality air levels, this does not occur when you use the modern wooden burning stove. The modern wooden stoves have low emission technologies clean exhaust gases. This means that they produce less smoke that has low levels of particle emissions.
Provide heat when there is power outage
When there is power outages, you can use the wooden burning stove to provide heat in your home. With this type of stove, you do not have to worry of not having enough heat, when natural gas or electricity goes off during the cold season. It is also possible to cook using your stove, so it offers wide range of benefits in such situations.
Add beauty to your home
Wood burning stoves add beauty to your home. During the cold evenings, a wood burning fire makes your room more appealing. The wooden stoves come in wide range of shapes, colors, sizes and styles. This means that you will get a stove that will fit your home décor, thus making your home have a better look.
You could always cheat
If after all my excited postulating you decide that a log fire is not for you, you could always cheat and put an app on your phone or mobile device that looks like a real fire, and I am sure that it makes you feel warmer to. Check it out in the video below.