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Fireplace Design - A Real Burning Issue

Posted on August 12, 2023 by Branden Mausbach
Mantlepiece and grate styles have altered however the basic structural components of a fireplace haven't radically changed since way back when.The early mix of a big stone or brick opening with a chimney built over it evolved from the most obvious proven fact that smoke rises, instead of from the scientific knowledge of what sort of well-designed flue system works.Consequently early wood and later coal-burning fires were very inefficient also it had not been until a particular Benjamin Thompson (also referred to as Count Rumford) produced his thesis on the principles of fireplace design in 1799 that smaller grates and improvements in the inner form of the openings were introduced...

Heating and Cooling Your Log Home

Posted on February 26, 2022 by Branden Mausbach
Obviously, our forefathers did not worry too much about heating their log cabins.Big fireplaces had no problem heating up the a couple of rooms they dwelt in.Of course now that log homes are family-sized, we frequently have the impression that there's something different about how they're heated, and the great thing is that a normal system will work too in a log house as a conventional structure.Just about all log homes are constructed with at least one fireplace...