Firewood

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. 

Log Stores

How to correctly store logs for your home’s wood burner

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Owning a Wood Burner is exciting but storing logs inside your home can be a little challenging and must be done correctly. Thus, it is important to store them correctly and at the perfect condition. In this article, you’ll discover tips and tricks on how to store logs inside the comfort of your home in the best possible ways. Season Your Wood- Before bringing wood inside your home, make sure that it is completely dried and well-seasoned to avoid bugs and insects entering your home. It also removes scent and moisture, as well as bark or sap. It is extremely important not to burn wood that isn’t dried out correctly, as you do not want any unpleasant fumes or smells entering your home. Give Your Logs a Proper Shelter- Your […]

Firewood

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.

Log Stores

Building your own log store

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Log stores are simple to build and they generally have 5-10 panels and a waterproof material for the roof. The timber used for a log store should be oiled to ensure it is protected from the elements, whilst the screws used should be galvanised to prevent them from rusting. With most log stores, the cladding will have gaps between each length, this is crucial as it allows air to circulate between your logs. The roof section will be made the same way but of course with no gaps in the cladding. Fitting the panels of your log store together is the easy part. The side and back panels should have pre-drilled screw holes. All you need to do there is slot the base and either of the sides together, align […]