Blog | Alaska Fire and Flue LLC - Part 7

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What Is the Heating Zone in My Home?

November 9, 2022

Have you ever visited a family member or friend’s house and been completely miserable because it was too hot or cold? Were some of the guests comfortable when you were uncomfortable? That problem, unfortunately, exists in many households, as not all family members have the same temperature regulation process or needs. A zoned heated/cooling system can rid your home of that problem and ensure that everyone in the household is comfortable. Here’s some information about those systems and how they can help you and your family. What Is Zoned Heating and Cooling? Zoned heating and cooling is a revolutionary system that... View Article

What Type of Heat Is Generated From a Fireplace?

November 2, 2022

There are a lot of questions that we receive at Alaska Fire and Flue LLC. from customers about the products that we offer. Thus, we want to ensure those customers are fully informed about what they get when they do business with us. The more details we provide to them, the better they understand what they receive from us, which is precisely what we want. Radiant and Convective Heat Fireplaces produce two different types of heat. These are radiant and convective heat. Both types of heat can serve a specific purpose, and it is best if you understand what that type of heat is... View Article

What Is the Most Common Wood Used in Alaska Fireplaces?

October 10, 2022

Wood burning stoves are an integral part of Alaskan life. Thus, you’ll need to know the best woods to burn for your stove. Here are some top (and bottom) wood types for stove burning and some help with picking wood for your indoor stove. The Best Woods To Burn These are the most common woods Alaskan homeowners seek for their stoves: Birch Birch is one of the most favorable woods to burn because it’s easily accessible. You can find it in many areas in Alaska, making it a highly abundant option. The quality of birch that makes it a common choice... View Article

Should a Fireplace Be More Practical or Decorative?

October 3, 2022

Well-designed fireplaces can create a great focal point. If well implemented, fireplaces provide a cozy element to living, dining, family, and bathrooms. Whether you’re looking to update an existing fireplace or build a new one, it’s essential to know what you want before contacting a fireplace expert. Any modern fireplace should seek to combine practical elements with more decorative ones to improve beauty and function. That means finding creative ways to use it all year round. This article lists tips for making your fireplace practical and decorative. Choose the Right Fireplace for Your Home The market offers a wide range... View Article

Why It Is Important To Center the Chimney and Venting System?

September 12, 2022

Having a fireplace or wood stove can be a great addition. These offer a natural way to warm your home and can also provide fun memories and a comforting ambiance. If you own a fireplace, it is important to know which type you have and ensure it is properly ventilated. Today, fireplaces come in three types: natural-draft, mechanically drafted, and direct-vent sealed-combustion. You should aim to have centered and clear ventilation in all of these types. Why Ventilation Is Important When you have a fireplace or wood stove, proper ventilation is very important. No matter what type of fireplace or stove you... View Article