How To: Getting started with your Catalyst App

October 23rd, 2017 Catalyst, How To Comments

Catalyst is a little different than most wood stoves. While your Catalyst will begin to run as soon as you load your first piece of wood, to get the most out of your Catalyst you will need to use our wood stove smartphone app. This How To guide walks you step by step through how […]

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How To Save Money On Heating

October 4th, 2017 Catalyst Comments

For many wood stove users, efficiency and saving money are the biggest reasons they switched to heating with a wood burning stove. If you heat your home with wood, you can save big-time. In fact, typical wood stove users spend only half as much on winter heating as homeowners who heat with propane, fuel oil, […]

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Wood Stove Buying Guide: Don’t Buy a Wood Burning Stove Before Completing These 8 Essential Steps

September 13th, 2017 How To Comments

Knowing how to buy the right wood stove is the single biggest way to avoid buyer’s remorse. Many buyers, when looking for wood stoves for sale, miss important details and purchase an inefficient wood stove because they are anxious to finish shopping and get burning. A happy winter and a beautiful fire is the result […]

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A Wood Stove to Prevent Chimney Fires

August 18th, 2017 Fire Friday, Safety Comments

As you relax in front of your fire, the last thing you are probably thinking about is your chimney. If you don’t pick the right wood stove before you light those winter fires, your enjoyment may be very short-lived. Dirty chimneys and old unsafe wood stoves can cause chimney fires, which destroy homes and injure people. […]

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How do you make a clean wood burning stove? Swirl it.

June 30th, 2017 Catalyst Comments

A roaring fire is great – except for all of the smoke and the soot. But did you know that changing the shape of the flames in a fire can make it cleaner? When you swirl the flames, like we do in our Catalyst clean wood burning stove, there is less smoke and less soot. […]

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The easy way to start a wood stove

June 23rd, 2017 Catalyst, Safety Comments

A few years back I had a pretty typical wood burning stove. My wife and I loved the fire, we loved burning wood, but boy was it a pain to start. Starting a Fire in a Wood Stove the Old Way: In our old wood stove, a brand that shall not be named, getting a […]

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4 Facts on the Future of Modern Wood Stoves

March 10th, 2017 Industry News Comments

Wood stoves made big news recently because of the new two-step emissions regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The first step of the regulations, which went into effect in May 2016, prohibits the sale of any wood stove that emits greater than 4.5 grams per hour of particulate matter (or soot). The second, and far tougher, step of […]

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