1)Burn Wood only
2) Burn dry wood only
3) Burn dry untreated wood only
4) Burn with enough air so plenty of bright orange flames
5) Don’t slumber burn overnight
6) Sweep regularly
7) Install a correctly sized appliance, don’t oversize resulting in having to slumber to keep heat down
8) Leave doors on stove ajar through summer months when not in use
9) When you go to bed open air vents fully (assuming there’s only a little fuel left                                                                                          10)Repeat 1, 2 and 3