Results for - Firewood preferences (and other fireplace-related questions)

1,812 voters participated in this survey

1. Do you have a fireplace in your home?

Yes
36%
644 votes
No
64%
1,168 votes

2. If you do have a fireplace, do you actually use it?

Yes, frequently
11%
195 votes
Yes, occasionally
11%
204 votes
Yes, but not very often
8%
141 votes
No, never
11%
202 votes
Not applicable
59%
1,070 votes

3. If you use your fireplace, what types of firewood do you burn?

Ironwood
2%
33 votes
Rock elm
1%
20 votes
Hickory
3%
55 votes
Oak
7%
121 votes
Mesquite
1%
27 votes
Sugar maple
2%
33 votes
Beech
1%
25 votes
Yellow birch
1%
26 votes
Ash
2%
29 votes
Red elm
1%
15 votes
Red maple
2%
31 votes
Tamarack
1%
13 votes
Douglas fir
1%
22 votes
White birch
2%
31 votes
Manitoba maple
0%
5 votes
Red alder
1%
10 votes
Hemlock
0%
9 votes
Poplar
1%
23 votes
Pine
2%
45 votes
Basswood
1%
11 votes
Spruce
1%
17 votes
Balsam
1%
10 votes
Whatever I can find or have on hand
7%
131 votes
I have a gas fireplace that does not require firewood
11%
208 votes
Not applicable
66%
1,198 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
33 votes

4. For what reasons do you use your fireplace?

Atmosphere/ambiance
26%
472 votes
Warmth
33%
599 votes
To save on the costs of heating my home
24%
426 votes
Other (please specify)
39%
710 votes

5. Do you feel that using your fireplace actually reduces your heating bills during the cold months?

Yes
17%
303 votes
No
15%
268 votes
I'm unsure
12%
225 votes
Not applicable
56%
1,016 votes
12/12/2015 Living 1812 26 By: marktrepanier

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