- May 22, 2019
Totally agree...along with poorly maintained stack and burning green firewood, a cold Chimney promotes Creosote build up and is the leading cause of Chimney fires.Really doesn't matter much what it is. I cut it, split it, let it dry and it all goes up the chimney. Especially good dry pine, it burns great. Although, I have come across a certain type of pine that I swear has gasoline for sap. I mix that stuff in carefully.
Chimney buildup issues come from trying to throttle down the burn too much. Chimney needs heat to stay clean.
I know u wood burning guys know that stuff, but it's scary to see the condition of some peoples chimneys.