Important Factors In Buying A Wood Stove
Whether you are looking to increase the efficiency of your homes heating system or simply love the coziness of wood stoves for heating on cold winter nights, the Ashley AFS4150 wood stove can give you what you're looking for. Wood is a renewable energy resource, and homeowners can rest assured that they are making the right choice when purchasing a wood stove for their home. When you set out on your shopping trip for a wood stove, remember the following pieces of information.
City Guidelines And Clearances
Any time you buy an appliance that burns wood, you should first check with your city or county to determine the proper clearances and guidelines for installation. This keeps your home within the regulations of local codes that are set by your local government. Your fire department can also help you with this information.
Property Insurance Inspection
Contact your property insurance company and set up a time for an inspection if it is required. Your insurance company can provide clearances and approval for installation before you buy any wood stove. It is typically easier to obtain approval from your insurance company if a qualified technician installs your Ashley AFS4150 wood stove.
Wood Storage And Supply
Obviously, one you have purchase your Ashley AFS4150 wood stove, you will need a place to store a wood supply to keep your wood heater working properly. If you prefer to avoid the hard work of chopping wood, you have the option to buy wood that is already split, but you will need to chop kindling. Pick a spot outside your home to store your wood supply, and make sure it is stacked properly for air circulation and drying ability. don't bring too much wood into the house, as it can cause mildew problems in your home.
Wood stoves are an efficient and inexpensive way to keep your home warm in the bitter cold months of winter. Wood stoves allow you to decrease your reliance on oil and gas supplies that are quickly becoming less available and more expensive.
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Features Helping Conserve Energy
6" flue collar
Firebrick lined to boost efficiency and heating capacity
Separate ash door with removable dump pan
Glass for viewing of the fire
UL Tested and Approved
Mobile Home Approved
Approved for WA and CA
1 year on electrical
3 year on firebox
Product Manual Key Specs Item# 172923 Ship Weight 295.0 lbs. Product Type Furnace Heating Capability (sq. ft.) 1,400 Mobile Home Approved No BTU Output 47,000 Fuel Type Wood Max. Log Size Accepted (L in.) 21 Flue Collar Size (in.) 6" Depth 20.5 Width 27 Height 31.75 Combustion Chamber W x D (in.) 22.75, depth: 12, height: 17 1/2"