Monthly Archives: November 2013
We’re sure that you will need a good, log fire this winter; you may have been preparing logs since early spring to ensure you have the best quality fire burning in these cold evenings to come. If you are not one of these professional log burner owners, don’t worry, you can be now! Here’s some information and top tips for storing and maintaining the firewood.
Whatever wood species you use, it will burn more efficiently and be more convenient to use if it is properly seasoned!
Good tips for firewood maintenance
• You should begin to season the wood at the beginning of the spring season, ready for the following fall. (Larger pieces of wood may take a little longer to season properly)
• Short pieces of wood are always better for burning, it just makes your life easier, as they are easy to handle and maintain. 14” to 16” is a good length.
• Softer woods such as poplar, willow, aspen, spruce and pine act better when heat demand is