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Tips for your wood burning stoves and fireplaces

As temperatures drop and daylight savings time has come and gone, minds wander to thoughts of sitting in front of a warm fire with a good book . Here are some tips for a safe and warm  winter.

Burn only dry, well-seasoned wood that has been split properly. Properly seasoned wood is darker, has cracks in the end grain, and sounds hollow when smacked against another piece of wood.

  • Build hot fires. A smoldering fire is not a safe or efficient fire.
  • Regularly remove ashes into a metal container with a cover. Store the container of ashes outdoors on a cement or brick slab (not on a wood deck or near wood).
  • Keep a fire extinguisher handy.Chopping wood can be one of life’s most enjoyable tasks. There is an art to woodsplitting and using the proper tools is important. It is also critical to keep your woodpile dry, bug free and protected.  To make hauling your cut wood easier on your back, the Super Chuck Log Carrier is only 24″ wide, and able to fit through interior doors and has a 20″ wheel handle that makes it easy to navigate through rough terrain.

    The Super Chuck Log Carrier makes hauling wood up and down stairs easy and can fit through doorways


  • Sick of buying a new wheelbarrow every few years?

    Sick of buying a new wheelbarrow every few years: Check out the Smart Cart wheelbarrow…it might outlast you. The Smart Cart is the perfect wheelbarrow. Its aluminum frame is lightweight yet durable. The heavy duty loading pans or tubs come in 7 cubic feet or the larger 12 cubic feet. Hard to believe such a light cart can carry so much, so easily.

    Every day use: We use ours almost every day for taking care of the horse. But also we use the Smart Cart for other daily activities such as gardening, weeding, hauling fire wood, lawn repair, moving compost, bringing recycling to the curb, carting brush, carrying fill, and carting stones of all sizes. The capacity is up to 600 pounds!

    Attractive colors: The tubs or loading pans come in black, blue, green, and gray. You can use

    Smart Cart hauls up to 600 pound EASILY. Frontwards or backwards. Perfectly balanced design.

    both the 7′ tub and the 12′ tub as both fit on the same frame.

    Wheel options: You have four wheel options. There is a 20″ spoked wheel and a 16″ turf tire. Both sizes come in a flat-free option.

    New Smart Cart Foam Handle

    New to our website: We are now selling a new foam grip handle that is easier on the hands and reduces blistering when lugging heavy items. This handle will increase comfort when pulling or pushing the Smartcart and is only $10.00!

    Foam Grip Handle

    Foam Grip Handle