- Use clean wood that has been dried for at least six months. This will burn cleaner and more efficiently.
- Build small fires and never burn garbage.
- Directly vent heating devices outside the home. This will reduce exposure to carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and other harmful particles.
- Monitor the air quality in your area. If the air quality is poor, use alternative heating options if available.
- If you live with someone with lung or heart disease, use an air filter to reduce the airborne particles.
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