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As a global market leader since 1853, we have gained an expertise and knowledge that we are more than happy to share in the form of tips, instructions and guidance. Savvy customers buy Jøtul because they know that nothing is left to chance. How do we ensure that your Jøtul product is a life-long source of warmth and comfort?
Jøtul recommends regular maintenance of both fireplace and chimney. A clean fireplace provides for a great view of the fire and the wood burns better and cleaner. In addition, if you burn dry wood of good quality and ensure regular sweeping of your chimney, you minimise the risk of soot fires that can cause damage to the chimney. A proper maintenance system extends the lifetime for your product and gives you many years of great experiences.
When you are installing a wood stove or a fireplace, there are some things that you should consider, whether you choose to do it yourself (subject to local building regulations) or you outsource the entire job. Jøtul has one of the biggest and most experienced networks of dealers who are all ready to help you through the process. We got help from one of our dealers to sort out the frequently asked questions. In the following, we answer some of them for you.
Jøtul has the worlds biggest and most experienced network of dealers. They can guide you through the process, from when you decide to buy a new fireplace until a new Jøtul wood stove is ready to use in your home. But before you visit the dealers, you need to consider a couple of things.
Jøtul has produced fireplaces from cast iron since 1853. This is an extremely suitable material that endures high temperatures and rapid changes in temperature. That's why Jøtul chooses cast iron for their fireplaces, just like car manufacturers use cast iron for their engines.
Author Lars Mytting has written a very successful book called Hel ved (a book about firewood) which offers advice on important aspects to consider when lighting a fire.
Lighting a fire can sometimes be difficult. Those of us who have arrived at a cold cabin in the winter, know that there are many different ways to get the fire going. However, this is a trusted procedure that makes lighting the fire easy. Also, this procedure is better for the environment.