If you have just installed a solid burning appliance (indoor fireplace), it is strongly recommended that you have it inspected by a professional. Moreover, it must be approved by the Standards Council of Canada and bear a seal certifying that it complies with the manufacturing standards.
It is prohibited to burn garbage, scraps or recyclable materials in an indoor fireplace. Only dry wood, ecological logs and other products designed and specifically intended for heating, as indicated in the manufacturer's guide, may be used in an indoor fireplace.
Combustible materials intended for a heating unit may be stored indoors on condition that they:
A cord corresponds to approximately 3.6 m³ of heating wood, which includes wood, bark and interspaces.
Gatineau is the fourth largest city in the province of Quebec with close to 285,000 inhabitants.