Recommended Frequency of SOOT/CREOSOTE REMOVER Use Based on Wood Type Burned

RUTLAND Low BTU - Softwoods Indicator

Softwoods

Aspen
Balsam Fir
Cedar
Pine
Poplar

Basswood
Box Elder
Cottonwood
Hemlock
Willow

RUTLAND Low BTU

Burn at lower temperatures

Tend to be more porous woods with oils and resins that coat fireplace or stove in soot/creosote

RUTLAND® Tip

Use RUTLAND® Soot Remover or Creosote Remover 6-7 times per week!

RUTLAND Mid-BTU - Soft Hardwoods Indicator-01

Soft Hardwoods

Birch
Cherry
Douglas Fir
Elm
Red Maple

Hackberry
Spruce
Sycamore
Walnut
Yew

RUTLAND Mid BTU - Soft Hardwoods

May contain some oils and resins that create some soot/creosote

RUTLAND® Tip

Use RUTLAND® Soot Remover or Creosote Remover 2-3 times per week!

RUTLAND High BTU - Hardwoods Indicator

Hardwoods

Ash
Beech
Hickory
Oak
Sugar Maple

Apple
Dogwood
Hawthorn
Mulberry
Osage Orange

RUTLAND High BTU - Hardwoods

Burn at higher temperatures

Dry, dense woods that burn cleanly and create very little soot/creosote

RUTLAND® Tip

Use RUTLAND® Soot Remover or Creosote Remover 1 time each week!

Estimates based on assumption that wood is burned daily during burn season. Actual BTUs may vary depending on region and specific type of wood. The potential exists for creosote buildup regardless of the wood type used if the wood is burning below 200ºF (93ºC).