Firewood

Best Wood to Burn in Your Stove

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Every wood is different in the way it burns and to fully enjoy the benefits of your wood stove, it is important to use the best wood for creating a long-lasting flame with good heat output. The Six Best Woods: 1. Ash (Fraxinus)- is thought to be the very best wood to burn and can even burn when green, although you get the best results when ash is dry, as is true with most any other wood. 2. Beech (Fagus)- is another good burner but not whilst green as it has a much higher moisture content. It is pale cream in colour with a pink or brown hue. 3. Hawthorn (Crataegus)- has a slow burn rate and good heat output. 4. Rowan (Sorbus)- is similar to hawthorn and also known […]

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Why a fire is only as good as the logs you use

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Since we’ve already figured out above that cutting firewood on our own isn’t always good thing. We now need to figure out how to buy firewood that’s of the best quality. Demand generates supply, and the demand for firewood, even in central heating, has been, is and will continue to be. So it’s important. Firewood suppliers bring their offers on the Internet, in the media, advertise services through outdoor advertising. But you should choose your firewood supplier carefully as a family dentist. An unscrupulous seller has many opportunities to mislead of the buyer. Therefore, we buy fire logs from reputable suppliers, on the recommendation of friends or after a comparative analysis of the price/quality of several firms. You should not buy what is the cheapest offer. At the very least, […]

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Tips for Buying Hardwood Timber Online

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When you want to buy hardwood timber, it is more convenient to do it online. Nowadays, more and more timber suppliers have created websites where they promote their businesses. Therefore, when you go online, you will find hundreds of them. All you need to do is to look for the one offering high-quality ones at the best deal. Just like when you are buying other products, you need to know how to do the selection in order to get the best one. To help you make the right purchase, here are some of the tips you need to follow when you buy hardwood timber online. 

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Fireplaces: The advantages of electric stoves vs. traditional log burners

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Wood burning stoves offer an affordable and tastefully satisfying approach to warming your home while lessening your carbon impression. They are clean an classy on the eye, easy to work, energy efficient and absolutely beautiful, brimming with character. Today houses are equipped with central heating, so it’s not entirely necessary to have a wood burning stove, and they’re instead chosen for their style, character and classy appeal. This is the same for traditional wood burning stoves and electric log burners. Some people just want to have a stove in their living room, which they may, or may not use. If on a rare winter’s day they want to create a cosy ambience they may light it up, but it may not be completely necessary. Electric log burners are very cheap […]

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How Much Does Firewood Cost?

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Buying firewood each year is not the most straightforward of purchases. Type of wood you buy and the amount of effort you’re prepared to put into, i.e. the typical range of firewood prices is between £130.00 and £240.00 for a full cord. That’s a tightly stacked pile of wood that is 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 8 feet long. Always get your price quoted in full cords, so you have a common denominator to work with. Many suppliers sell a “cord of wood”, and it’s a “face cord” which is half of a full cord. Here are some typical factors that you should consider when purchasing firewood. You can start with the three most influential factors first.