The Examiner 09 Jan, 2021 08:00 am

Lynn Youngblood firewood

Lynn Youngblood firewood
To me, a fireplace is the very heart of the house.

Adding glass doors can help, and a good fireplace insert can maximize your fireplace’s energy efficiency while still being able to enjoy the ambiance.I hope you are able to enjoy fires this year with family, friends or just a good book.Standing dead trees are the best because they have had time to dry out and have not lain on the ground to begin rotting.They also have had time to dry as long as they are not “punky” (soft and spongy).

The best way to spend days like this is in front of a cozy, warm fire.It is also the best way to make some good memories.

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