The main questions and answers about stoves and heating.
- The fireplace stove (insert) is burning poorly, there is no draft or smoke is released into the room during stoking and burning.
- The fireplace stove (insert) cannot be heated up fast enough.
- The area is not heated enough
- The heat output of the fireplace stove (insert) is too high.
- The fireplace stove (insert) smells during operation.
- The fireplace stove (insert) makes noise, noisy operation, cracking
- The glass on the furnace door becomes dirty
- The output of the exchanger is too low
- The heating system is overheated
- Additional questions
You need to check the condition of the chimney and, if necessary, reseal the chimney door and properly fit the flue pipes and replace any damaged sections.
Discuss the cause with a chimney sweep or heating engineer and take all recommended measures, e.g., clean the chimney, remove the flue reduction, increase the height of the chimney, ensure sufficient air intake into the room.
Close the door of the other furnace.
Close these apertures.
Increase heat output in these conditions, i.e., open the primary and secondary air intake – regulation to “full”.
The most important thing is to only use dry wood with a moisture content not exceeding 20%. It is not possible to achieve high-quality combustion and the required heat output using wet fuel.