Picking Out the Best Firewood for Your Fireplace

Picking Out the Best Firewood for Your Fireplace

January and February are the coldest months in the continental U.S. and it’s during these months that you might burn more firewood than you have so far this winter. In order to prevent waste and for your firewood to burn warm enough to keep your home warm, use only...

Reuse Your Winter Ashes This Spring

If you burn wood for heat in the winter, you’re likely to end up with quite a bit of wood ash. Anytime you burn wood, it creates ash, and if you use a stove, insert, or fireplace, it collects quickly in a small space. If you don’t empty your firebox regularly, your...

Finding Properly Seasoned Firewood

Whether you have an insert, a stove, or an open fireplace, your fire will only be as good as your firewood. Even if you have a high-efficiency appliance, your wood will determine just how efficient it is. It’s important to choose the best firewood, to make sure it’s...
Tips for Properly Storing Wood

Tips for Properly Storing Wood

Buying large quantities of firewood allows homeowners to get more wood at a better price without having to rebuy all season long. However, it comes with one major question: where are you going to store all that wood? Learning how to properly store your firewood can...
The Importance Of Using Seasoned Firewood

The Importance Of Using Seasoned Firewood

When it comes to your wood burning fireplace or stove, the kind of firewood you’re using can have a major impact on your burning experience. While it may seem like all wood is created equal, there is a surprising amount of variation between different types of wood....