The bitter cold of winter weather has many Maine folks working their wood stoves overtime. An improperly used wood stove can cause some safety issues and it doesn't hurt to review the safety basics of wood stove operation. The following link provides some safety tips for using a wood stove.
In addition, an informative article was published in the Maine Sunday Telegram on January 5, 2014 by Tux Turkel entitled "Air-pollution solution could be as easy as funding woodsheds". Very informative about the benefits of burning dry wood and he offers the solution of a wood shed to keep the wood dry. You can learn more about building storage sheds for wood here.