Archive for October, 2010

$1,500 Tax Credit For Wood Stoves Ends Dec. 31 – StreetInsider.com

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

U.S. homeowners can get a 30 percent tax credit of up to $1,500 for purchasing a qualifying wood stove , fireplace or fireplace insert before Dec. 31, 2010. The tax credit also applies to pellet stoves and inserts. Many people have discovered the benefits …


Spare the Air season begins Monday – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sunday, October 31st, 2010
Spare the Air season begins Monday
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Exemptions are granted to those who depend on wood stoves to heat their homes. “We generally expect about 15 to 20 alerts during the winter, but last year
Winter burn rules start for Marin, Bay Area on Monday Marin Independent-Journal

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Wood burning stove blamed for blaze – WDTN

Sunday, October 31st, 2010
Wood burning stove blamed for blaze
WDTN
Wood burning stove blamed for blaze.


Crews calling for mutual aid in blaze – WDTN

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

WDTN
Crews calling for mutual aid in blaze
WDTN
GREENE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Fire officials are blaming a wood burning stove for starting a fire in an old farm house in the 3900 block of Kyle Road in
Portion Of House Collapses After Cooking Fire WHIO Dayton

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Toxic Air: The Health Risks of Pollution – Huffington Post (blog)

Sunday, October 31st, 2010
Toxic Air: The Health Risks of Pollution
Huffington Post (blog)
The carbon we emit from our tailpipes, wood stoves, furnaces, factories and power plants is black and sooty and damages our health whenever we breathe it in


Wood-burning limits go into effect Monday in Modesto area – Modesto Bee

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

It is the responsibility of residents or businesses to check for any restrictions before using indoor or outdoor fireplaces, wood stoves and fire pits that burn wood, pellets, manufactured logs or other solid fuel. Those who receive daily air quality …


Ghost Stripes Along Ceiling Joists – Hartford Courant

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Q: I want to do some interior repainting, but the ceilings have dark stripes on them that I was told are caused by burning candles and my wood stove. The stripes don’t seem to wash off. The stripes coincide with the locations of the ceiling trusses.


Annual fireplace rules kick in Monday – Bakersfield Californian

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Bakersfield Now
Annual fireplace rules kick in Monday
Bakersfield Californian
But before you light that fire in your fireplace or wood-burning stove, make sure to “check before you burn,” valley air officials caution.
Ready to light up wood fire? Check on air quality restrictions first Modesto Bee

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Fire damages home in Chubbuck – Idaho State Journal

Sunday, October 31st, 2010
Fire damages home in Chubbuck
Idaho State Journal
No one was hurt in the fire that destroyed much of a room in the home’s finished basement, where the wood burning stove is located.
Fire Crews Battle Chubbuck Blaze LocalNews8.com
Firefighters douse house fire in Chubbuck KPVI-TV

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The Great Outdoors: It’s the time for snowbirds to head south – Star-Gazette

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Deer nosed through leaves, under spreading oak trees, moist muzzles in search of acorns. Inside, a wood stove converted black cherry to heat that made lounging with a book sound attractive. On the kitchen stove, chili sauce bubbled like thick, molten lava.