Seasoning Firewood

Seasoning Firewood

Reducing the moisture content of your firewood (seasoning) is essential for wood burning efficiency. Freshly harvested wood has a high water content and leads to poor heating output when burned. For best results, firewood should have a moisture content of 20% or less. To achieve this you can: 1. Purchase seasoned firewood 2. Self-season your […]

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29th January 2018
Efficiency

Efficiency

Burning wood correctly could greatly reduce your fuel costs. When sourcing wood, the most important factor to remember is moisture content. Damp firewood can have up to three times less output compared to seasoned wood. The examples below demonstrate the comparative cost per kilowatt of energy depending on the moisture in the wood: 60-90% moisture […]

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29th January 2018
Moisture Meters

Moisture Meters

As outlined in some of our other articles, seasoned firewood is much more efficient for burning and will provide you with a better heat output and efficiency from your stove. But, how do we when when the moisture level is at it’s best? A digital moisture meter is the answer. Digital moisture meters read the […]

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29th January 2018