Time to fire up the heat

As the leaves slowly change colour, we’re reminded that the warm weather is slipping away and soon enough, winter will be upon us.
With winter comes cold temperatures and with cold temperatures comes heat.
Here are a few pointers to get you ready for making your home toasty warm.
If you use a wood stove to heat your home, one of the most important factors is making sure that the stove pipes and chimney are clear of any debris or creosote.
Shawville-Clarendon Fire Chief Lee Laframboise said that if you use wood, make sure to use dry wood. Green wood emits larger amounts of creosote when it is burned compared to dry wood.


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