Why does a wood stove backfire?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

It happens because it's very smokey in the stove so you probably have the flue shut down. Simply open the flue some so you have a better flame rather then a smolder so it burns cleaner. Also have your chimney serviced at least once a year, try to burn seasoned wood (dry). Remember if you split green wood bring it in the garage 10 days later or so most of it's moisture content is gone and it's ready to burn.
1 person found this useful

What kind of wood is best for wood stoves?

You need to burn a variety of hardwoods. You need a combination of fast burning hardwoods, such as Maple and Birch, along with slower, hotter burning woods such as Oak and Ash

Pecan wood in a wood burning stove?

Pecan is similar to hickory in that it's:. 1. Hardwood, which means high heat output when seasoned. 2. Smells good. 3. Splits moderately easy. 4. has good coaling qualitie

What wood can be burnt in a wood-burning stove?

You CAN burn any wood in a wood-burning stove, however the BESTwood to burn is dry wood from a dead tree. *You want to considerany allergies when burning wood as the smoke can

Can you burn rhododendron in your wood stove?

That is one of the few woods that may NOT be a good idea to burn in quantity. They contain a natural toxin, known as Grayanotoxin. It has a potential to cause health problem

Who made the daisy wood stove?

i have one and stamped on the plate on the front door Jacobs Mfg. bridgport ala. I would like to know what year it is?

What is a wood cook stove?

A wood cook stove differs from other wood stoves in that it is especially adapted for cooking. Typically, this means that it has a large cast iron top area, with lids that can

What is the best wood for wood stoves?

Dry, seasoned wood is best. The type of tree is not as important as moisture content. Wood must be allowed to dry for a minimum of 12 months, under cover, after being split an

Can you burn green wood in your wood stove?

If by green you mean undried, unseasoned- yes- but it will not burn as well, as will produce more creosote than dry wood. More chimney cleaning. HOWEVER, if by green you mea
In Wood-Burning Stoves

What is the hottest burning wood for a wood stove?

In my view, the wood pellets which are made from the differentagro-wastes and forestry wastes are the hottest wood all over theworld. And owning one pellet machine is a best c
In Fireplaces

What wood can you not burn in wood stove?

Hardwood (oak, maple, cherry) that has been dried for at least a year is about the only kinds one should burn. Even with seasoned firewood, your chimney should be cleaned at t
In Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning

Can you burn wood pellets in a wood stove?

Yes, but do not expect them to do well. Pellets are intended for use in a pellet stove- spacing, surface area, and air movement are wrong for a standard wood stove- and they a