When you store your firewood make sure it is off the ground. Seasoned firewood will
absorb ground water not allowing it to stay dry. Never burn wet or unseasoned firewood.
The key to keeping firewood seasoned and dry is to allow for air circulation. The
most ideal place for firewood is an open area that allows for stacking off of the
Always, always, always store firewood outdoors, not in a basements, garages or garden
shed’s, so that it can carry on seasoning.
Storing outdoors: Firewood should be stacked with the bark facing upwards. This allows
the water to drain off, and standing frost, to be kept from the wood.
Unseasoned wood will contain 35 % water, whereas seasoned wood will contain 15-20%
water or less.
As the fire wood dries out, splits will appear across the logs. If fire the wood
is too wet, energy will be taken from the fire to dry the wood out resulting in less
heat to warm the room and cooler fuel gasses resulting in more tar deposits in your
Always place the next days or evenings wood next to the fireplace to increase the
final seasoning process.
PLEASE remember to always clean the fire place / fire stove BEFORE re stacking and
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When buying wood, consider the cost per kilowatt of energy. Using local suppliers
may seem more convenient, but much of the firewood currently available is damp and
difficult to burn.
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